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Mozambique: African Success Story Emerged from Civil War - 2002-03-06


This year marks the tenth anniversary of the end of the civil war in the southern African nation of Mozambique. Mozambique, which gained independence in 1975, struggled through 10 years of conflict, crushing poverty, a one-party state and vast internal displacement. Now after a decade of economic and political reforms, observers say Mozambique is an African success story with much owed to its president, Joaquim Chissano.

In this edition of Dateline, Neal Lavon and Carol Castiel profile Mozambique and President Chissano, who discusses a wide range of issues.

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