List of heads of the National Resistance Government of Mozambique

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The National Resistance Government of Mozambique was in place from the start of the civil war against the central government of Mozambique in 1975 until an accord was reached with the government on 9 October 1992.

Affiliations[edit]

The incumbents held affiliations with the conservative political group in Mozambique. This group, the Mozambican National Resistance, was named Resistencia Nacional Moçambicana (MNR) from 1975 to 1978. After 1978, this changed to Resistencia Nacional Moçambicana (RENAMO).

Timeline[edit]

The following shows each incumbent of the National Resistance Government of Mozambique, the term year, their political affiliation, and additional notes. Dates given in italics indicate de facto continuation of office.

Term Incumbent Affiliation Notes
1975 start of civil war against the central government
1975 to 1978 André Matsangaissa, Chairman MNR
1978 to 1987 Afonso Dhlakama, Chairman RENAMO 1981: occupation of majority of the interior of Mozambique
1987 to 9 October 1992 Afonso Dhlakama, President of National Council RENAMO 7 August 1992: Truce signed with the government of Mozambique
9 October 1992 Accord with the government; end of civil war