Manuel de Araújo

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This article is about the Mozambican politician. For the Brazilian poet, playwright and painter, see Manuel de Araújo Porto Alegre, Baron of Santo Ângelo.
Manuel de Araújo

Manuel A. Alcucete Lopes de Araújo (born 11 October 1970) is a Mozambican politician who has been Mayor of Quelimane since December 2011.[1][2]

He was educated in Mozambique (BA Hons ISRI), Zimbabwe (MPS, University of Zimbabwe and SARIPS), and in UK SOAS, University of London (MSc) and the University of East Anglia (PhD, 2011). He has served as a Member of Parliament for Maganja da Costa Constituency, Zambezia Province, Shadow Minister for Youth, Sports, Tourism and Culture and Shadow Secretary of State for Europe, Central and South America.

Manuel de Araujo has been lecturing Introduction to Economics, Development Economics, History of Economic Thoughts, Micro and Macroeconomics, Theories of International Relations and Comparative Foreign Policies at Universidade Pedagogica (UP) (Masters in Political Science and African Studies), Instituto Superior de Ciencias e Tecnologias de Mocambique (ISCTEM), Universidade A Politecnica and Instituto Superior de Relacoes Internacionais (ISRI).

Manuel de Araujo was a Campaigner for the Portuguese and Spanish African Speaking Countries (Angola, Cape Verde, Guinea Bissau, Equatorial Guinea, Sao Tome e Principe) and then a Campaign Coordinator for the Southern African Development Community Project on Policing and Human Rights at Amnesty International (London). Previously, Manuel de Araujo was a researcher for the Southern African Research and Documentation Centre (SARDC) Human Development Report Project.