Despite Pact, Prospects for Peace Still Uncertain in Mozambique
A year after the Mozambican government signed a peace agreement with the opposition Renamo, the southern African country is yet to achieve its main goal of putting an end to armed violence and ensuring lasting peace and prosperity. Now the rivalry between the former foes is no longer the primary conflict threatening the country - armed attacks by militant groups in the oil-rich Cabo Delgado province are increasing, sending a wave of panic through neighbouring countries.
South African General Xolani Mankayi has reportedly ordered the soldiers of his 43 Brigade, who form the rapid intervention unit of the South African National Defence Force ... Read more »
The insurgency in northern Mozambique's Cabo Delgado is reportedly becoming increasingly well-coordinated and militant, escalating to levels never predicted by President Filipe ... Read more »
A new peace deal was signed between the Frelimo government and its Renamo opponents on August 7, the third in the decades-long conflict between the two. While there was scarcely a ... Read more »
Violence in Cabo Delgado has forced hundreds to flee their homes.