Regional conflict threat looms as Mozambican insurgency grows

There are ‘definite’ signs of escalation, with countries in the region ‘running out of patience’ with their neighbour

11 November 2020 - 21:21 By graeme hosken

A rocket attack by Tanzanian security forces on suspected insurgent bases in Mozambique and calls by Zimbabwe’s ruling Zanu-PF on the Southern African Development Community (SADC) to honour mutual military assistance agreements have sparked fears of a regional conflict.

The Mozambican government is fighting an increasingly deadly war with insurgents in that country’s northern, gas-rich Cabo Delgado province...

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