Mozambique- Retired Mozambican President’s daughter and powerful African business woman Valentina Guebuza was shot dead by her husband Zofimo Muiuane in Maputo, local police said on Thursday.
Guebuza, a member of the ruling Frelimo party’s Central Committee and ranked as one of Africa’s most powerful women, was rushed to hospital after being shot 4 times but died en route, police spokesman Orlando Mudumane said.
Her husband, Zofimo Muiuane, had confessed to the murder, saying the couple had of late been living a tumultuous relationship, Mudumane said.
A South Africa-trained civil engineer, Guebuza held prominent positions in the telecommunications and banking sectors and led several family businesses.
The Guebuza family run an assortment of multi-million dollar businesses in Mozambique ranging from fashion, construction, oil and gas to large scale fisheries.
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