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Security Messages for U.S. Citizens: Recent Clashes Between RENAMO and Mozambican Security Forces

U.S. Embassy Maputo alerts U.S. citizens to recent reports of violent clashes occurring between the government security forces and elements from the opposition party Renamo. According to Mozambican security spokespersons and the chief of police, the security forces are conducting a concerted campaign to disarm the Renamo movement. Citizens are advised to be mindful of ...
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Security Messages for U.S. Citizens: Violence in Manica Province near Chimoio

The U.S. Embassy Maputo informs U.S. citizens of reported clashes on Friday September 25 allegedly between government security forces and a convoy from the opposition party Renamo in Manica Province near Chimoio. Exchanges of gunfire were reported starting around 1200 noon along the N6 between Gondola and Inchope around the village of Maforga. Reports indicate ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Update – Ressano Garcia Border Crossing

Ressano Garcia Border Crossing Now Open The Ressano Garcia crossing is open and operating normally.  The border violence seen over the previous weekend has subsided.  However, U.S. citizens in Mozambique should continue to exercise caution. March Against Xenophobia A march on protesting the xenophobic attacks occurring in South Africa is scheduled to take place on April 25.  ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Violence at the Ressano Garcia Border Crossing

The U.S. Embassy Maputo has received multiple reports of violence near the border crossing at Ressano Garcia, with reportedly both Mozambican and South African perpetrators and victims.  Additionally, there are unconfirmed reports of barricades being erected in the streets on either side of the border.  The possibility exists that the border crossing may close on ...
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