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EDITORIAL | Too late for neighbours to start caring about Moz now

Soon the ripple effects of both Mozambique’s and the SADC’s careless attitudes will be felt

11 April 2021 - 17:58 By sunday times daily

The situation in northern Mozambique is out of control. Three weeks ago, insurgents wreaked havoc on the town of Palma in the northern Cabo Delgado province, burning down buildings, shooting at cars and randomly beheading people. Aid agencies say tens of thousands were displaced. Families fled with only the clothes on their backs, hiding for days in the bushes. Refugees are said to be streaming across the border to Tanzania. It is all happening on our doorstep – and has been happening on our doorstep for the past four years. Yet our regional leaders would rather not know about it...

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