Mozambique elects Nyusi as new president: Official results

AFP| Updated: Oct 30, 2014, 20:22 PM IST

Filipe Nyusi of the governing Frelimo party has been elected Mozambique`s next president, the National Electoral Commission said Thursday, giving final results. 

The commission reported a landslide victory for the former defence minister, who garnered 57 percent of the vote. His nearest rival Afonso Dhlakama of the former rebel Renamo party won 37 percent.