The irony of the fall of Quissanga

The irony of the fall of Quissanga

The Islamist insurgency raging in the northern Mozambican Cabo Delgado province on Thursday attacked and took over the coastal town of Quissanga, according to confirmed reports. The insurgents met little resistance. Apparently, the few Riot Police Unit agents who were protecting the town ran off towards the beach. In the last weeks, the insurgency seems to have escalated with the insurgents killing scores of Mozambican soldiers, burning property, including vehicles. In some instances, they act as human toll gates who extort money from motorists, Comment The capture of Quissanga might have coincided with the Political Commission of Mozambique’s Frelimo ruling party praising the bravery of the Defence and Security Forces (FDS) in the so-called Northern Operation Theatre (TON) - this...

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Timeline: Chang extradited to the US

Photo: RedactorMz -- Manuel Chang in a South African courthouse

Former Mozambican Finance Minister Manuel Chang has finally been extradited to the United States after a protracted extradition battle played out in South African courts.

On Wednesday, South Africa’s Justice and Correctional Services surrendered Chang to US Marshals Service, who promptly flew him to the US, where he is to be tried on charges of fraud.

Click on the picture to see the timeline from his arrest on 29 December 2018 to his extradition on 12 July 2023.

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