Xenophobic Retaliation

​“This is an urgent message to all DAN members that are planning to go on dive trips to Mozambique. Various social media reports indicate that xenophobic attacks are taking place on vehicles that bear South African car registration plates. Incidents of stoning have been reported at Komatipoort Border Post, as well as in Maputo. Lebombo border post has also been closed.
 
These are at this stage, however, localized events and the same media report that it is calm at Kosi Bay border post. Ponta Malongane and D’ Ora seem to be peaceful as well.
 
However, all members are advised to take care and preferably, not travel alone. Should you encounter any incidents, stay calm. Ensure that our hotline numbers are saved on your fast dial keys on your cell phones. Remember, the authorities are there to assist you.”
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Peter Southwood - June 16th, 2016 at 12:23pm

From my experience and from others who have commented to me, the authorities in Mozambique do not consider that they are there to help you, except perhaps to help relieve you of your money.

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