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More transparency needed from Rwanda, Mozambique on counter-insurgency – Louw-Vaudran

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External military forces in the insurgent-torn Cabo Delgado province in northern Mozambique have done an effective job so far in quelling a brutal Islamist...

SAMIM marks milestones in counter-insurgency fight

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In its first official communique since deploying a regional force to Mozambique just on four months ago, the Southern African Development Community (SADC) says...

Repurposing of SANDF needed to tackle terrorism and border insecurity – Kobus Marais

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The insurgency by Al Sunnah wa Jama’ah (ASWJ) in northern Mozambique’s Cabo Delgado has provided an opportunity for Southern African Development Community (SADC) member...

Top SADC official calls on SAMIM

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A visit by the executive secretary of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) to troubled Mozambique, where the regional bloc has deployed a multi-national...

SA C-in-C authorises Mozambique deployment for three more months

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The South African flag will remain part of the SADC Mission in Mozambique (SAMIM) until at least mid-January. President Cyril Ramaphosa as Commander-in-Chief of the...

Shadow defence minister highlights importance of South Africa’s role in Cabo Delgado

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South Africa has an economic and regional interest in securing Cabo Delgado from the insurgency led by Al Sunnah wa Jama’ah (ASWJ), according to...

As pressure increases, Cabo Delgado militants scatter into East Africa

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Shaky cellphone videos captured the scene of a lone terrorist engaged in a shootout with police on the streets of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania,...

Less than a month to go until defenceWeb event on countering Mozambique’s insurgency

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In less than a month’s time, defenceWeb will be hosting a virtual event on regional and international efforts to counter the insurgency in Mozambique,...

EU NavFor Somalia ready to assist EUTM Mozambique

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Two European Union (EU) missions on the eastern side of Africa are in discussion on how best to assist in hotspot Mozambique. The European bloc...

Cabo Delgado insurgency is far from over – Opperman

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The introduction of external security forces into Mozambique’s Cabo Delgado province has proven pivotal in the battle to reclaim the region from an Islamist...

EU Military Training Mission in Mozambique set to start operations

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The European Union (EU) Council has launched the European Union Military Training Mission in Mozambique (EUTM Mozambique), the Council announced on 15 October. “The mission...

Traditional terrorism could mean trouble for security forces in Mozambique – Opperman

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Globalisation, more traditional forms of terrorism and a lack of intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) could be major vulnerabilities to the Southern African Development...

UNICEF concerned about child soldier reports from Mozambique

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The UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) added its voice to that of Human Right Watch regarding “worrying reports” of child soldiers in Mozambique. “Unverified video material...

SAMIM extended – new timeframe not known

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Soldiers from five Southern African Development Community (SADC) member countries will be in Mozambique for longer than the original three month deployment announced by...

Mozambique president calls on insurgents to surrender after key militant killed

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Mozambique President Filipe Nyusi urged Islamist militants in its far north to surrender on Monday, saying they had nowhere to run, after allied Rwandan,...

ASWJ leader succumbs in SAMIM offensive

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Thorough debriefing following a SAMIM (SADC Mission in Mozambique) offensive on an Al Sunnah wa Jama’ah (ASWJ) base south of Chitama late last month...

Children forced into soldiering in Mozambique – HRW

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An Islamic State (ISIS) linked armed group in northern Mozambique reportedly kidnaps boys to fight government forces in violation of the international prohibition on...

SAMIM reduces terrorist base to “rubble”, kills 17

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The southern African regional military force in Mozambique mounted a successful operation against Al Sunnah wa Jama’ah (ASWJ) at the weekend, eliminating a base...

Paramount-supplied military hardware displayed in Mozambique

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Newly acquired military hardware has been displayed by Mozambique during the country’s armed forces day celebrations, including Marauder armoured personnel carriers and Mi-8/17, Mi-24...

Rwanda, Lesotho contingents visit soldiers deployed to Cabo Delgado

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Senior military officials from Rwanda and Lesotho have visited their deployed troops in Cabo Delgado as part of their efforts to counter Mozambique’s insurgency. The...

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