Tag Archives: Mocimboa de Praia

Mozambique: president Nyusi appoints first female interior minister

Arsenia Felicidade Felix Massingue

Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi has appointed Arsenia Felicidade Felix Massingue as the country’s first female interior minister and Cristóvão Artur Chume as national defence minister. The previous ministers in charge of defence and interior security were both sacked this week. Mr Chume is a major-general noted for commanding the forces …

Read More »

Mozambique: villagers rescued after being abducted by Islamists

Villagers rescued after being abducted by Islamists

Southern African Development Community (SADC) troops rescued forty-seven people who had been kidnapped in northern Mozambique by Islamists. There was no confrontation between SADC troops and the Islamic State-linked militants, because the five hostage-takers fled when they realised the presence of the regional force, reports say. Read also: Cambridge to …

Read More »