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Mozambique: Victims of the Cabo Delgado attacks willing to collaborate with the FDS

Some of those displaced to Zambézia by the terrorist attacks in Cabo Delegado have said they are willing to collaborate with Mozambique’s Defence and Security Forces (FDS), Radio Mozambique reports today. Their interest was expressed this Tuesday in Mocuba during the...

6.0 magnitude earthquake hits Tanzania

A 6.0 magnitude earthquake hit Tanzania on Wednesday night and its seismic waves were felt in parts of neighbouring Kenya. The offshore quake struck at a depth of 15.5 km (9.6 miles) just after 8pm (1700 GMT) local time. It's epicentre was Vikindu - just outside the...

Namibia: President Hage Geingob turns down German genocide reparations offer

Namibia's President Hage Geingob has said the offer for reparations made by Germany for mass killings in its then colony was "not acceptable". German troops killed tens of thousands of Herero and Nama people between 1904 to 1908 in response to an anti-colonial...

Mogadishu: Car bomb kills eight soldiers at military base

A car bomb has exploded at the gates of a military base in Mogadishu, killing at least eight soldiers and wounding 14. The extremist group al-Shabaab, linked with al-Qaida, claimed responsibility via its radio arm, Andalus. The group often targets military sites in...
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