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Mozambique: Information Control, New Military Chief´s Mission

The information (and counter-information) strategy, and in particular the reinforcement of the official message on the situation in Cabo Delgado, will be central to JOAQUIM MANGRASSE (JM), appointed chief of staff of the Armed Forces of Defense of Mozambique (FADM).
The "mission letter" from PR FILIPE NYUSI (FN) to JM contains, as determined, the development of the military intelligence aspect as a condition to control the situation in Cabo Delgado. The State Security and Information Service (SISE) has proved to be slow in reaction and inept in forecasting (AM 1285), a situation that may change with the reorganization of the FADM in matters of intelligence. READ MORE