Sadc leaders meet over Mozambique insurgency

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Darlington Musarurwa in Maputo

Zimbabwe’s President Emmerson Mnangagwa is in Maputo to attend a Sadc Extraordinary Double Troika Summit on the security situation in northern Mozambique.

Terrorist activities have heightened in Mozambique, with Palma – a coastal town in Cabo Delgado Province – the latest target.

The Double Troika comprises Mozambique, the current Sadc Chair; Malawi (incoming Chair) and Tanzania (immediate past Chair).

It also has members of the Organ on Politics, Defence and Security Cooperation: Botswana, South Africa and Zimbabwe.

The Summit is Sadc’s highest policy-making body.