Filipe Jacinto Nyusi

: Filipe Jacinto Nyusi                     
Date of Birth: 9 February 1959
Place of Birth: Mueda, Cabo Delgado, Mozambique
Parents’ names: Son of Jacinto Nyusi Chimela and Angelina Daima (both deceased)
Marital Status: Married to Madam Isaura Ferrão Nyusi and father of 4 children
Nationality: Mozambican


  • Since 15 January 2015 - Filipe Jacinto Nyusi is the President of the Republic of Mozambique
  • 2008-2014 – He was the Minister of Defence
  • 2012 – He was elected member of the Central Committee of FRELIMO Party, by the 10th Congress held in Pemba; he was a member of the Provincial Committee of Frelimo Party in Nampula
  • 2005-2014 – He is a member of the Association of the National Liberation Struggle Fighters (ACLLN) and a member of its National Committee
  • 1973– Filipe Jacinto Nyusi, at the age of 14 joined the Liberation Front of Mozambique (FRELIMO), and underwent Political Military Training at the Nachingwea Camp, in Tanzania
  • 1975 – As a Pioneer (continuador) he was party to the group that represented Students from Tunduru Educational Centre in the celebrations of the proclamation of National independence, on 25 June 1975, at the Machava Stadium in Maputo


  • 2003 – He was awarded a certificate in Management Education by the India Institute of Management (IMM), in Amadbad, State of Gujarat, in India
  • 1999 – He completed Post Graduate Studies in Senior Management at the Victoria University, in Manchester, United Kingdom
  • 1990 – He completed Mechanical Engineering Course, at VAAZ de Brno Military Academy –, Czech Republic, where he was awarded a Master’s degree in Engineering and honoured as the Best Student
  • 1982 – He completed the second Cycle of Secondary Education at Samora Machel Secondary School, in Beira City, Sofala Province
  • 1980 – He completed the first Cycle of Secondary Education, at FRELIMO Secondary School, in Marire, Cabo-Delgado Province
  • 1974 – He completed primary education, at the Tunduru Educational Centre, in Tanzania; he attended various courses and short term professional attachments, in Swaziland, South Africa and the United States of America


  • Filipe Jacinto Nyusi started his professional career at the Mozambique Ports and Railways Company, in 1992, in Nampula
  • 1992 to 1993 – he was a worker and Assistant to the Chief General Workshop, in Nampula
  • 1993 to 1995 – he was the Railways Director, Nampula
  • 1995 to 2007 – he was the Managing Director of the Mozambique Railways Company – Northern Region, Nampula
  • 2007 to 2008 – he served as the Executive Manager of the Mozambique Ports and Railways Company, in Maputo
  • 2002 to 2008 – he was a part time lecturer at the Pedagogical University, in Nampula, Mathematics Department
  • 1995 to 2005 – he was the President of Club Ferroviário de Nampula (Railways Sports Club), having conquered the trophy as the 2004 National Soccer Champion; For three years he was a member of the Community of Higher Education Science and Technology, in Nampula Province.

Source: Permanent Mission of the Republic of Mozambique to the United Nations, September 2015