Africa Monitor Intelligence
Mozambique: Natural Gas Complex on Alert for Insurgent Offensive
The security perimeter at the natural gas complex on the Afungi peninsula, Cabo Delgado, was breached over the weekend by Islamic-inspired armed groups active in the region, forcing Total (the main operator of the Area 1 consortium), to remove all non-essential personnel for Pemba and Maputo, starting 01.JAN.
Despite the responsiveness, the joint FADM-Rapid Intervention Unit (PRM) force lacks capabilities and reinforcements are urgently awaited.
Insurgent groups have been spotted outside Palma and the JTF has been preparing for an offensive in the Palma district in the coming days. READ MORE