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Mozambique Bloodbath
THE rat-a-tat-tat of machine guns was getting closer and they could smell the acrid smoke of burning buildings. For the thousands trapped in the besieged town of Palma there were just two choices: stay and wait for the Jihadi rebels to come for them,
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Who Are Al-shabaab?
It’s not affiliated to the Somali group of the same name Five years ago. Al-Shabaab – which means “The Youth” – took root in Cabo Delgado five years ago. The region and neighbouring Niassa are the country’s only Muslim-majority provinces. Cabo Delgad