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Drugs crackdown: quantity over quality

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Today’s front pages in Maputo. Photo © Faizal Chauque / Zitamar News

Good afternoon. Today brings yet more news of drugs seizures in Mozambique, where over three and a half tonnes of drugs were captured by the authorities last year, a tonne more than the year before (see below).

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💥Insurgents attacked the village of Namaluco in Quissanga district yesterday afternoon and kidnapped several people. One person was shot but survived and is receiving medical treatment in Macomia town. This morning, insurgents were sighted in the village of Cagembe, near Namaluco.

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