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  • Africa & World

    We’re a sovereign nation: Nyusi speaks on SADC army deployment

    Mozambique’s President Filipe Nyusi (pictured) says regional bloc Sadc has made room for the country to receive bilateral support in the fight against terrorism in Cabo Delgado, considering that the nation is sovereign. “We are a sovereign nation and Sadc respects that,” Filipe Nyusi said, speaking during a visit to military units deployed in Sofala province in central Mozambique on…

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  • Africa & World

    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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  • Africa & World

    It’s not our responsibility to stop protests: SA Defence Minister

    Anarchy has ruled across large parts of the KZN province, as protests in the name of Jacob Zuma begin to spread into Free State and Gauteng. The demonstrators, who have taken to burning tyres, blocking roads, and looting stores, want the former president released from jail – but could their actions result in a local SANDF deployment? The army was given…

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