At least 100 former British SAS fighters are in Nacala training Mozambican forces. We think they are from Burnham Global, a British company with military links based in UAE, which has a contract to train Mozambicans to use armoured vehicles and aircraft purchased from the South African company Paramount.
President Cyril Ramaphosasaid that the South African National Defence Force sent troops to rescue 50 South Africans in Palma. It appears that the only South African killed was Adrian Nel who led the ill fated convoy out of the Amarula Hotel.
“Portuguese Foreign Minister Augusto Santos Silva told RTP that a team of ‘around 60’ soldiers were ‘getting ready’ to go ‘in the coming weeks’ to Mozambique. (Joe Hanlon, Boletim)