SADC to deploy troops to Mozambique in fight against terrorists

Cabo Delgado

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 bloc will from July 15 send forces to the troubled northern region of Mozambique, initially for three months.

The Southern African Development Community (SADC) says it will deploy troops to Mozambique from next week, shortly after Rwanda announced it had already sent a 1,000-strong force to help counter an insurgency in Cabo Delgado Province.

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