South Africa will send 1,495 troops to Mozambique to fight jihadists

President Cyril Ramaphosa

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa delivers a speech in Cape Town on May 6, 2021. 

Photo credit: Rodger Bosch | AFP

South Africa will send 1,495 troops to Mozambique to help the country battle jihadist militants wreaking havoc in the north of the gas-rich nation, parliament said Wednesday.

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