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Occupations, Recruitment and Deployments Exacerbate Insecurity in Cabo Delgado

Recent movements of Islamist-inspired armed groups in Cabo Delgado surprised the Defence and Security Forces and the regional military contingents themselves in the province, leading PR FILIPE NYUSI (FN) to visit on 27.JAN the village of Metuge, next to Pemba, where a detachment of the Quick Intervention Force is located. FN claimed the end of the jihadists with the elimination of the former "emir" BONOMADE MACHUDE OMAR ("Ibn Omar") in AUG.2023 (AM 1436), and now again in put in question the "intelligence" capacity of the FDS and the State Security Intelligence Service (SISE). READ MORE