Southern Africa: Cabo Delgado Civil War – Pressure Grows in South Africa for Intervention

South African General Xolani Mankayi has ordered the soldiers of his 43 Brigade, who form the rapid intervention unit of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF), to begin an intensive training programme for possible action in Cabo Delgado if President Cyril Ramaphosa decides to intervene, according to Africa Intelligence (29 July). (Zitamar, Carta de Mocambique 30 July)

Africa Intelligence points to a “lobby” for military intervention led by the SANDF chief General Solly Shoke. He has…


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