District administrator Tarmamade: "It is your villages that they are burning."

District administrator Tarmamade: "It is your villages that they are burning."

Foto: Christian Werner / DER SPIEGEL

Terror in Mozambique The Curse of Natural Gas

Followers of Islamic State are on the advance in southern Africa, with dreams of natural gas riches fueling the conflagration. Issa Taramade is doing what he can to maintain order in the face of brutal violence.
By Fritz Schaap und Christian Werner (Photos)
DER SPIEGEL 18/2021
SPIEGEL International
Issa Tarmamade

Issa Tarmamade

Foto: Christian Werner / DER SPIEGEL
Foto: Christian Werner / DER SPIEGEL
Displaced people in Cabo Delgado: Natural gas, gemstones and drugs

Displaced people in Cabo Delgado: Natural gas, gemstones and drugs

Foto: Christian Werner / DER SPIEGEL
Fishermen in the Ibo District

Fishermen in the Ibo District

Foto: Christian Werner / DER SPIEGEL
Ancha Bundau

Ancha Bundau

Foto: Christian Werner / DER SPIEGEL
Recent arrivals from Palma

Recent arrivals from Palma

Foto: Christian Werner / DER SPIEGEL
Growing Unrest in Mozambique
Foto: Christian Werner / DER SPIEGEL
Fotostrecke

Growing Unrest in Mozambique