Mozambique is a ticking time bomb for Kenya

Cabo Delgado

This handout picture from the World Food Programme (WFP) taken on March 18, 2021 shows a general view of a main street in Palma District, in Cabo Delgado, Northern Mozambique.

Photo credit: WFP/AFP

What you need to know:

  • The militants have demonstrated military capability, tact and ability to seize and control large spaces or territories.
  • Mozambican security agencies seem overwhelmed by the Islamic State of Central Africa Province (Iscap). 

The situation in Mozambique is not just a danger to the Southern African country; it poses a danger down to South Africa, up to Zambia, Zimbabwe and DR Congo and then up to East Africa, especially Tanzania and Kenya.

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