Aires Ali

Aires Bonifácio Baptista Ali (born 6 December 1955) is a Mozambican politician who was Prime Minister of Mozambique from 16 January 2010 to 8 October 2012, when he was sacked by Mozambican President Armando Guebuza in a cabinet reshuffle.[1][2]

Aires Ali
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Aires Ali at the start of an International Military HIV/AIDS Conference
in Maputo during May 2012
4th Prime Minister of Mozambique
In office
16 January 2010 – 8 October 2012
PresidentArmando Guebuza
Preceded byLuisa Diogo
Succeeded byAlberto Vaquina
Personal details
Born (1955-12-06) 6 December 1955 (age 64)
Political partyFRELIMO

He was Governor of Inhambane Province from 2000 to 2004 and Minister of Education from 2005 to 2010.[3] He was appointed ambassador to China in June 2016 by President Filipe Nyusi.[4]


  1. ^ "Mozambique president sacks PM in cabinet reshuffle". 2012-10-09. Retrieved 2012-10-09.
  2. ^ "Mozambique president sacks Prime Minister in cabinet reshuffle". 2012-10-09. Retrieved 2012-10-09.
  3. ^ "Mozambique: Guebuza Announces New Government". 2010-01-18. Retrieved 2010-01-21.
  4. ^ "Mozambican president appoints former prime minister Aires Ali ambassador to China". Club of Mozambique. 2016-06-02. Retrieved 3 March 2017.
Political offices
Preceded by
Luisa Diogo
Prime Minister of Mozambique
Succeeded by
Alberto Vaquina