A Tanzanian soldier is killed while two more Tanzanian and a Lesotho soldiers are wounded after storming an ISIL-linked groups hideout in Cabo Delgado, Mozambique.
Oman's Supreme Committee announces that all incoming expatriates over the age of 18 years who want to enter the country must show proof of at least two doses of the COVID-19 vaccine as well as a negative PCR test from the previous 72 hours. They also announce that the ban on travelers from South Africa, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Namibia, Lesotho, Eswatini, and Mozambique will be lifted.
Rajab Awadhi Ndanjili, one of the leaders of the ISIL-linked groups, has been killed by Mozambique security forces in Cabo Delgado during an operation a week ago. Seventeen other terrorists were also killed.
Thirteen Allied Democratic Forces terrorists are arrested in Rwanda after planning multiple bombing attacks in Kigali. The planned attacks camed as Rwanda is helping Mozambique fighting ISIL-linked groups in the Insurgency in Cabo Delgado.
ISIL-linked militants raid a village of Kagera, Tanzania, after crossing the border from Mozambique, killing four people. Three of the victims were beheaded. Between 18 and 33 people have been kidnapped.
Mozambique's military says that it has regained full control of the town of Palma, more than a week after it was captured by ISIL-linked militants. Several militants are killed during the counter-offensive.
Following the fall of Palma to Islamist militants, Portugal announces it will be deploying 60 special forces troops to Mozambique in the coming weeks to train local forces amid an intensifying insurgency.
In the fourth day of a siege in Palma, Mozambique, several people are killed by ISIL-linked militants. Local civilians are killed in streets and buildings, with reports of beheadings. A South African man and a British citizen are murdered after a hotel and an evacuation convoy are attacked; other foreigners are also suspected to have been killed. At least 21 soldiers are shot dead while responding to the hotel attack.
An ISIL-affiliated group attacks a town near billion-dollar gas projects managed by Total S.A. and Exxon Mobil in Mocímboa da Praia, Mozambique. An army spokesman reports that the armed forces suffered casualties in the attack.