Basilio Muhate

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Basilio Muhate, Chairman of FRELIMO Youth Organization (OJM)

Basílio Zefanias Muhate (born 28 September 1979 in Chimoio) is a Mozambican economist and politician who served as the Chairman (General Secretary) of the FRELIMO Party's youth organization, the Mozambican Youth Organisation (OJM), and is a member of the Central Committee of FRELIMO since November 2010.[1] Muhate studied Economics at Eduardo Mondlane University is a member of the Mozambican Association of Economists (AMECON), blogger[2] columnist and commentator on economics.

Basilio Muhate recently ceased his functions as General Secretary of OJM, along with the entire leadership of OJM, for reasons not yet made public officially by the leadership of Frelimo Party [3] and after younger party activists made their voices [4] heard with demands that the resources windfall should be managed for the benefit of the wider society and not monopolised by anyone.[5]


  1. ^ "Basilio Muhate eleito secretário-geral da OJM — Portal do Governo de Moçambique" (in Portuguese). Portal do Governo de Moçambique. 18 November (assumed 2006 from page footer). Archived from the original on 16 February 2015. Retrieved 19 May 2012. Segundo a Rádio Moçambique, estação pública, Muhate venceu com um total de 200 votos contra 22 do seu adversário directo, Manuel Formiga. Check date values in: |date= (help)
  2. ^ Muhate, Basílio. "Página oficial de Basílio Muhate".
  3. ^ Redaccao. "Frelimo suspende Muhate e seu elenco da OJM (in Portuguese)". Jornal O Pais. Retrieved 15 May 2013.
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