MOZAMBIQUE | MOZAMBIQUE

08-Apr-2021 to 08:07

Mozambique crisis morphs into bigger security threat - Minister

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The crisis in Mozambique’s northern Cabo Delgado province has morphed into a much bigger security threat and humanitarian catastrophe involving a possible third force and demands a coordinated regional response, Botswana’s foreign minister Lemogang Kwape said on Wednesday.

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06-Apr-2021 to 07:26

UN accuses Tanzania of turning back Mozambicans fleeing attacks

APA-Pemba (Mozambique) — The UN High Commissioner for Refugees has accused Tanzania of turning back hundreds of asylum seekers fleeing attacks by ISIS-linked insurgents in the Mozambican coastal town of Palma.

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06-Apr-2021 to 06:57

Mozambican army regains control of captured town - Official

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The Mozambican army has regained control of a coastal town that was captured by Islamic State-linked militants about two weeks ago, an official announced on Monday.

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01-Apr-2021 to 14:54

AU slams Mozambique attacks, says ready to assist

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — African Union Commission chairperson Moussa Faki Mahamat has called for urgent and coordinated regional and international action against the festering security threat in northern Mozambique that has potential to spread to the rest of southern Africa.

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30-Mar-2021 to 06:48

Islamic State claims capture of Mozambican town

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The Islamic State group claimed on Monday that it had captured Mozambique’s coastal town of Palma following days of fighting.

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29-Mar-2021 to 14:25

Major humanitarian crisis looms as thousands flee Mozambique fighting

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — A humanitarian crisis is looming in Mozambique’s Cabo Delgado province amid reports that thousands of people are fleeing jihadist attacks in the region’s besieged Palma town, which is home to a multi-billion-dollar gas project being developed by a consortium led by French oil and gas major Total.

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25-Mar-2021 to 13:21

Mozambican troops launch offensive against Jihadist insurgents

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Mozambique’s security forces have launched an offensive to expel Jihadist militants from a town in the strife-torn northern Cabo Delgado province, the Ministry of Defence announced on Thursday.

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