United Nations teams have received “worrying” reports that Tanzania has rejected over 1,000 people seeking refuge from an Islamic State-claimed attack on a town in northern Mozambique, the U.N. refugee agency UNHCR said on Tuesday.
A boat carrying 1,200 survivors of a deadly attack by Islamic State-linked insurgents in northern Mozambique reached safety in the port of Pemba on Thursday, some of them crying on arrival after spending days hiding in the bush.
The Islamic State has taken a firm grip on territory in Mozambique, far from its original strongholds in Syria. Even though the militant group is losing territory in most other places, they have killed and kidnapped thousands in the East African country since 2017. Read more here.
The East African country of Mozambique suffered a direct hit from Cyclone Eloise in late January, killing 11 and displacing thousands. Severe flooding has damaged or destroyed over 17,000 homes in the central region of the country.
The American Center for Law & Justice (ACLJ) has been warning the world for years that the deadly violence against Christians in Nigeria is going to spread like wildfire across the continent of Africa if it is not put out quickly.
Islamic terrorism has spiked in the southern African country of Mozambique this year. A radical Islamic group that the locals call al-Shabab (with no connection to the Somali group of the same name) has been taking over more and more territory in Northeast Mozambique since 2017.
Islamic militants turned a village soccer field in northern Mozambique into an execution ground when they beheaded more than 50 people during three days of savage violence between Friday and Sunday, Nov. 6-8.
The massive stockpile of fertilizer that exploded this week in Beirut and killed at least 135 people was a known risk for seven years — and was even described as a “floating bomb” by the crew of the Russian cargo ship that brought it to the port […]
It has been four months since Cyclone Idai ravaged Mozambique and killed hundreds of people. Audio Scripture Ministries’ base in central Mozambique took a direct hit from Cyclone Idai, suffering heavy winds and 30 inches of rain in just two days.
A second disaster unfolded on Sunday in northern Mozambique in the wake of Cyclone Kenneth as raging flood waters killed one person and began to cut off the region’s main city from the outside world. Some 160,000 people were at risk, with more torrential rain […]
It began with a farmer who wanted to see how his neighbors had weathered a deadly cyclone. It has turned into an extraordinary grassroots relief operation that has helped thousands in rural Mozambique.