Mozambique: Escaping ‘the land of fear’ – Crisis as half a million people flee Islamist insurgency

You can see the boats sail into Pakaquiteta beach every morning, carrying people and possessions from an area in Mozambique that is known as “the land of fear”. More than half a million people have fled from northern parts of the country’s most northerly province, Cabo Delgado, and thousands of evacuees have sought sanctuary on this scruffy-looking beach, located in

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Mozambique forces killed over 100 Islamist insurgents in past month: government

MAPUTO (Reuters) – Mozambique security forces killed at least 129 insurgents in the northern Cabo Delgado region that has been besieged by violence for at least the last three years, the interior minister said on Tuesday. Since 2017, infrequent but violent raids on government buildings and villages by militias with suspected links to the Islamic State have intensified in the

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