Mozambique's Apparent Insurgency Poses Multiple Threats
Though the violence in Cabo Delgado, which has killed at least 90 people, first began getting serious attention more than a year ago, details about what's driving it remain elusive. It has been attributed to Islamic fundamentalists - but Mozambique has in recent years been spared the type of insurgency that has afflicted Somalia and multiple countries in the Sahel, and no convincing theory has emerged to explain why that might change now.
Until a year ago, Mozambique's most northern province was known for its idyllic beaches and palm trees. But since October last year, unsettling news has emerged out of the region. ... Read more »
Cabo Delgado, a province expected to become the centre of a natural gas industry after several promising discoveries, has been rocked by a spate of attacks on security forces and ... Read more »
An unknown group of men thought to be Islamic fundamentalists, attacked the village of Monjane in the northern Mozambican province of Cabo Delgado. The village community leader. ... Read more »
A group of about 30 men attacked three police stations in the coastal district of Mocimboa da Praia, Cabo Delgado province of northern Mozambique. Read more »