Mozambique's president and the leader of the country's main opposition group signed a new peace accord Tuesday, pledging to end years of violence and facilitate elections in the fall.
Mozambique's president and the leader of the Renamo opposition will also sign another agreement in August pledging peace in the upcoming national elections on October 15, 2019.
Afonso Dhlakama led Renamo party, a rebel movement, for 39 years and fought a 16-year war against the ruling Frelimo party. Renamo later emerged as an opposition party that still retained its armed fighters.
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