We cannot afford a war in Mozambique

2013-10-29 00:00

WHEN Mozambique sneezes, we all feel the cold. The countries of southern Africa are so closely interconnected that the outbreak of a new war in Mozambique will almost certainly depress the economies of South Africa, Mozambique, Swaziland and Zimbabwe, especially.

For now, countries of the region have only warned Renamo about a resumption of guerrilla war, suggesting that they might stand together with the government of Mozambique under the Frelimo party if war broke out in full.

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