Government says locals living in boarder areas with Mozambique are safe despite reports that lslamists in that neighbouring country are beheading children in Cabo Delgado province that is located some 300 kilometres away from Malawiâ€™s Mangochi district.
Minister of Foreign Affairs Eisenhower Mkaka disclosed this in Lilongwe on Wednesday.
He said his ministry is in contact with Maputo to ensure that conflict that is in neighboring should Â Â not affect Malawi.
Mkaka said government is monitoring the situation and will ensure that the citizens in Mangochi are well protected.
The insurgence has been terrorizing Mozambiqueâ€™s Cabo Delgado province which is close to Mangochi.
Traditional Authorities Jalasi and Makanjira lie in the border areas with Mozambique in Mangochi district.
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