History of Mozambique
Historical overview of the country from the colonial period to the post-independence period.
The early peoples of Mozambique were bushmen hunters and gatherers.
At the end of the century In the 15th century, there was a Portuguese commercial penetration, mainly due to the demand for gold destined for the acquisition of Asian spices.
The Struggle for Independence
Secular oppression and Portuguese colonial fascism would eventually force the Mozambican people to take up arms and fight for independence.
Independent Mozambique inherited a colonial economic structure characterized by an asymmetry between the North and the South of the country and between the countryside and the city.