Adriano Maleiane

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Adriano Maleiane
Adriano Maleiane.jpg
Maleiane in 2022
7th Prime Minister of Mozambique
Assumed office
3 March 2022
PresidentFilipe Nyusi
Preceded byCarlos Agostinho do Rosário
Personal details
Born (1949-11-06) 6 November 1949 (age 73)
Matola, Portuguese Mozambique
Political partyFRELIMO
Alma materEduardo Mondlane University, University of London

Adriano Afonso Maleiane (born 6 November 1949) is a Mozambican economist and politician who has served as the Prime Minister of Mozambique since 2022.

Early life and education[edit]

Maleiane graduated in economics at Eduardo Mondlane University and got his master's degree in managerial finance at University of London.


Between 1991 and 2006 Maleiane served as the governor of the Mozambican central bank, the Bank of Mozambique. He served as chairman and CEO of the Banco Nacional de Investimento (BNI), Mozambique's state-owned development bank, between 2011 and January 2015.[1]

Since 19 January 2015, Maleiane has been serving as the Minister of Economy and Finance in President Filipe Nyusi's cabinet.[2][3] on 2 March 2022, Maleiane was dismissed from his position by Nyusi.[4] He was then appointed Prime Minister on 3 March 2022.[5]

Other activities[edit]


  1. ^ Bowker, Tom (11 February 2015). "Mozambique Names New Development Bank CEO to Replace Maleiane". Bloomberg News.
  2. ^ "Mozambican Adriano Maleiane named Africa's "The Banker Finance Minister of the Year 2016"". Club of Mozambique. 6 January 2016.
  3. ^ Manuel Mucari (January 17, 2020), Mozambique's do Rosário stays on as prime minister in trimmed cabinet Reuters.
  4. ^ "Mozambique president fires prime minister". Reuters. 3 March 2022. Retrieved 3 March 2022.
  5. ^ FurtherAfrica (4 March 2022). "Adriano Maleiane is the new prime minister of Mozambique". FurtherAfrica. Retrieved 4 March 2022.
  6. ^ Board of Governors International Monetary Fund (IMF).
  7. ^ Board of Governors Islamic Development Bank (IsDB).

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Political offices
Preceded by Prime Minister of Mozambique