Rwanda

  • 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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  • Africa & World

    Rwanda forces drive insurgents out of Mozambican city of Awasse

    RWANDAN and Mozambican forces are now in full control of the key base of Awasse after repulsing the retreating Islamic State-linked insurgency in Cabo Delgado, the northernmost province of Mozambique. Confirmed reports however indicate that Awasse substation was destroyed by the retreating insurgents.On Tuesday, August 3, a delegation including top Mozambican military officials and senior officers of the joint forces…

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    Oppah Muchinguri-Kashiri in Rwanda to share notes on Mozambique

    Zimbabwe’s defence minister Oppah Muchinguri-Kashiri is in Rwanda for a two-day official visit on an invitation from her counterpart, Major General Albert Murasira. On Monday, August 2, the two ministers held discussions on how to strengthen the bilateral defence cooperation between Rwanda and Zimbabwe, a meeting that was held at the Rwanda Defence Force (RDF) headquarters in Kimihurura. “What we…

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