Mozambique's 2019: Cyclones, Insurgency, Peace Deal, Pope, Contested Election

December 25, 2019 02:55 AM
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The Southern African nation of Mozambique is coming off a violent, disputed election campaign, two devastating cyclones, a shadowy insurgency, an ongoing corruption scandal, and a visit by the Pope, who tried to bring this battered nation together. As the coastal nation looks toward 2020, with a major, multibillion-dollar ExxonMobil natural gas deal hanging in the air, what lies ahead, and can this fractured nation be put back together?  VOA's Anita Powell reports from Johannesburg.