Cabo Delgado

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People walk past a little shop in a camp for internally displaced people in Metuge in May. Photograph: John Wessels/AFP via Getty

Armed groups in Mozambique’s war-torn northern province are increasingly using child abduction as a tactic in their campaign to take control of the re(...)

Internally displaced persons gather in  Matuge, northern Mozambique, on February 24th following  attacks by Islamist militants. Photograph: Alfredo Zuniga/AFP via Getty Images

White contractors were prioritised over poor black people for air rescue by a private security company during an attack by jihadists on a strategic to(...)

Refugees seek shelter at a centre in Afungi, Mozambique after fleeing attacks in Palma. Photograph: AP Photo

Southern African leaders have vowed to deliver a “proportionate” response to jihadists who attacked a northern Mozambican town last month, following a(...)

A temporary settlement centre in Palma y settlement centre outside  Palma, Cabo Delgado Province, Northern Mozambique.  The attacks by Islamic militants  resulted in many deaths and    displacement  and destruction of infrastructure in the town. Photograph:  Grant Lee Neuenburg WFP/AFP via Getty Images

The town in northern Mozambique attacked by Islamic State-linked insurgents late last month is now secure after the military killed a significant numb(...)

Pope Francis leading  Easter Sunday Mass at St Peter’s Basilica in the Vatican. Photograph:  EPA/Filippo Monteforte

Pope Francis has urged countries in his Easter message to speed up the distribution of Covid-19 vaccines, particularly to the world’s poor, and called(...)

A temporary settlement centre for refugees from the unrest  in Palma, Cabo Delgado Province, Northern Mozambique. Photograph: Grant Lee Neuenburg/EPA/WFP

A South African military company hailed for saving hundreds of civilians last week during an attack by Islamist militants on a strategic town in north(...)

 Men keep an eye on the sea at the port of  Paquitequete in Pemba boats have arrived carrying people displaced from the coasts of Palma and Afungi after suffering attacks by Islamist militants. Photograph: Alfredo Zuniga/AFP/Getty Images)

The onslaught by Islamist militants on a key town in northern Mozambique last week has led to renewed calls for a decisive regional response to the in(...)

A Mozambican woman walks in Palma in 2017: Islamist militants  seized control of the northern Mozambique town, near a huge gas project involving French oil major Total and other international energy companies. Photograph: John Wessels/AFP via Getty Images

Dozens of people were killed in an attack on the northern Mozambique town of Palma this week, a spokesman for the country’s defence and security force(...)

 An American soldier trains Chadian troops in Atar, Mauritania. American Special Forces soldiers began training Mozambican troops this week as part of an effort to repel a spreading insurgency in northeastern Mozambique that American officials say is linked to the Islamic State. Photograph: Laetitia Vancon/The New York Times

Children as young as 11 are being beheaded in Mozambique, UK-based aid group Save the Children said on Tuesday, as part of an Islamist insurgency tha(...)

Displaced women at the Centro Agrrio de Napala, where hundreds of displaced are sheltered, fleeing attacks by armed insurgents in different areas of Cabo Delgado. Photograph:  Alfredo Zuniga/AFP via Getty

Mozambique has fought a largely losing battle with Islamist insurgents in its northern Cabo Delgado province in 2020, ceding control of important town(...)

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