Plea: Daviz Simango (right) MDM president and mayor of Beira, takes a break from directing disaster relief operations after a cyclone in March Photo: AP/SCANPIX

'Declare state of war in Mozambique'

Daviz Simango, president of Democratic Movement of Mozambique, says declaration would mobilise international action and help local population

12 March 2020 23:00 GMT Updated  12 March 2020 23:00 GMT