At least four people have been beheaded while five were seriously injured in an attack on the village of Manila. An emerging pattern suggests the potential beginnings of an Islamist threat in Cabo Delgado - an impoverished province on the border with Tanzania where companies are developing one of the biggest gas finds in a decade. But little is known about the armed group or its motivations.
Terrorists Behead Four People in Mocimboa da Praia
AIM, 14 January 2019
A terrorist group, believed to be Islamic fundamentalists, murdered and beheaded four people on Thursday night in an attack against the village of Manila, in Mocimboa da Praia… Read more »
Police Confirm Detention of Journalist, but No Details
AIM, 16 January 2019
The police command in the northern Mozambican province of Cabo Delgado on Tuesday confirmed that journalist Amade Abubacar has been detained - but refused to say why he had been… Read more »
Locals Call for Suspension of Liquefied Natural Gas Projects
Gunshots rang out in the town of Palma, in the northern Mozambican province of Cabo Delgado on Monday morning, as the defence and security forces tried to disperse a demonstration… Read more »
Terror Attacks Subject Mozambicans to Hunger
CAJ News, 10 January 2019
ATTACKS by suspected armed Islamists in northern Mozambique are feared to hinder agricultural production in the drought-prone Southern African country. Read more »
Watchdog Demands Release of Journalist Held By Military
AIM, 15 January 2019
The Mozambican chapter of the regional press freedom body MISA (Media Institute of Southern Africa) has once again demanded the immediate release of journalist Amade Abubacar, who… Read more »
It began in October 2017, when armed militants attacked a series of police stations. Since then, sporadic attacks on villages and government buildings have killed dozens of people, ... Read more »
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 ... 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 »
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