Take Isis threats seriously, warns expert

Amid reports of the jihadist group Isis warning South Africa against intervention in quelling attacks in neighbouring Mozambique’s northernmost province of Cabo Delgado, a counter-terrorism expert yesterday said while SA should take the threats seriously, a Mozambican response would require an all-inclusive regional approach. Jasmine Opperman, an analyst at the Armed Conflict Location and Event Data project, was responding to media reports, quoting from the Isis newsletter Al-Naba, in which...