daughter of former Mozambique president Armando Guebuza, Valentina, was
shot dead on Wednesday in the capital Maputo. 36-year-old Ms Guebuza
was shot several times, resulting to her death while she was being
conveyed to the hospital.
According to Diario de Noticias newspaper, her
husband, Zofina Mujuane, a businessman who once worked with British
American Tobacco has been arrested by the police.
Guebuza was listed as the seventh most powerful young woman in Africa by
Forbes magazine in 2013 and held a strong of positions in
telecommunications companies and family businesses. The couple married
in 2014 at a ceremony with 1,700 guests including South Africa leader
Jacob Zuma, the King of Swaziland Mswati III and Isabel dos Santos, the
daughter of the Angolan president. They welcomed a daughter last year.