MOZAMBIQUE AND TANZANIA AGREE TO JOINTLY FIGHT EXTREMIST GROUP

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Mozambican state media reported an agreement with neighbouring Tanzania to fight the growing Islamic extremism affecting both countries. Police chiefs from both countries met in the Tanzanian city of Mtwara to discuss a strategy on how to address increased violence that has claimed hundreds of lives in both nations. The two sides signed a memorandum…

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MOZAMBIQUE JIHADISTS CAPTURE STRATEGIC PORT

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By Donnelly McCleland  Islamist insurgents captured the strategic northern Mozambique port town of Mocimboa da Praia on Monday [23 March], their biggest prize in a 30-month-long insurgency, according to security sources and the official news agency. The insurgents attacked by land and sea before dawn and overran the town and its military base, according to…

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