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Isolated and hungry

Once again, northern Cabo Delgado province has been cut off by heavy rain, and prices are rising

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

Good afternoon. Repairs to the main roads connecting the northern districts of Cabo Delgado province to the rest of the country cannot come quickly enough (see below). Not only has the N380 highway from the south been cut by heavy rain, including the Awasse junction that connects it to minor local roads in the area, but also the N381 north of Macomia, isolating the town of Mueda, the principal inland town of northern Cabo Delgado. Tarmac roads like the N380 are vulnerable to being severed where a waterway they cross bursts its banks. An alternative north-south route to Mueda, the R698 dirt road from Montepuez via Nairoto, has turned into mud, leaving vehicles stuck.

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