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Mozambique: Insurgents Adopt New Guerrilla Tactics in Cabo Delgado

PR FILIPE NYUSI (FN), supported by the Makonde generals of Cabo Delgado, has insisted on the need to arm the local militias and reinforce their use, despite these being disorganized and out of control. Locally led, these militias lack regulation and framework, being viewed with reserve by military leadership and a source of frequent conflicts with the FADM.

The government has not yet finalized the law on the operation of local forces, an issue that was on the agenda of the National Council for Defense and Security (CNDS), which met in Mueda, on 12.MAY, at the headquarters of the Teatro Operacional Norte headquarters. READ MORE