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Why the Conflict in Cabo Delgado Matters for Eastern Africa

Northern Mozambique’s Cabo Delgado Province once again grabbed international headlines in late March 2021 after a local militant group aligned with radical Islamist ideology seized the key port town..

Cabo Delgado: Is Mozambique safe?

In our latest blog, Dryad Global analysts Shannon McSkimming and Casper Goldman assess the future trajectory of the Cabo Delgado conflict in the commercial maritime domain and the challenges it may..

Africa and west must unite to halt Mozambique insurgency, experts say

The growing Islamist insurgency in north Mozambique can only be halted with a coordinated military and development effort involving African and western countries or it risks spiralling further out of..

Mozambique: several dead as insurgents seize control of town

At least one foreign worker among those killed after assault on Palma, near a huge gas project

Cabo Delgado Conflict: Escalating tensions and COVID-19

Since 2017, the ongoing conflict in Mozambique’s northernmost province, Cabo Delgado, has cost the lives of more than 1000 people, displaced some 355,000 and left 712,000 needing humanitarian..

Total sends top security team for urgent talks with Maputo

Faced with the inefficiency of the Mozambican defence forces, Total wants fresh guarantees, otherwise the Afungi LNG plant project could be put on hold. After the Mozambican army and the Ministry of..

Total Asks Mozambique Staff to Leave as Attacks Near LNG Project

Total SE asked some staff to vacate its $20 billion Mozambique liquefied natural gas project as Islamist militants are staging attacks increasingly closer to the site. Fighters linked to Islamic..

45 years on, will there be Portuguese troops in Cabo Delgado?

Some in Portugal want to prove a point by sending soldiers back its former colony. On 1 January 2021, Portugal will assume the rotating presidency of the Council of the European Union, and some in..

Trump orders most US troops out of Somalia

United States President Donald Trump has ordered the withdrawal of most American troops from Somalia, the Department of Defense said in a statement Friday, a move that is part of a global pullback of..