Cabo Delgado Province

  • Africa & World

    SADC forces destroy terrorist base in Mozambique, but suffer casualties

    By Zimbabwe Voice Reporter TROOPS under the SADC Mission in Mozambique (SAMIM) captured a terrorist base in northern Mozambique during a planned raid this weekend, but suffered four casualties. The SAMIM forces comprise of manpower from Zimbabwe, Botswana, South Africa, Angola and other regional members. In a statement this Sunday, the SADC announced they destroyed a terrorist base in Chitama…

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  • Africa & World

    Rwanda’s military intervention in Mozambique raises eyebrows

    On August 9, the Rwandan military announced it had taken the strategically important northern Mozambican port of Mocimboa da Praia from al-Shabab militants. The Kigali daily New Times quoted Brigadier-General Pascal Muhizi as saying the Rwandan army had chased out the al-Shabab fighters. The jihadis had occupied Mocimboa da Praia in the Cabo Delgado province for over a year but fled towards Tanzania on…

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    SADC irked by Rwanda’s deployment of forces into Mozambique

    Rwanda has rattled South Africa and other southern African governments by beating them to the battlefield against Islamist insurgents in Mozambique. Rwanda has sent the first contingent of 1,000 troops to help fight an Islamic State-linked insurgency in northern Mozambique’s Cabo Delgado Province. A standby force from the Southern African Development Community (SADC) is meant to start deploying in Mozambique’s violent…

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