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Comorian Vanilla and Clove Exporters Secure Financing With ITC Help

[ITC] Project strengthens value chains of vanilla, clove and ylang ylang in the Union of the Comoros (AllAfrica)

UN Publishes Pioneering Study on Gap Between Rich and Poor

[allAfrica] Cape Town -The widest gaps in income between the rich and the poor in Africa are to be found in five southern African nations, as well as the Comores and the Central African Republic, says a pioneering new study on income inequality on the continent. (AllAfrica)

Comoros Admitted Into SADC

[New Era] Windhoek -As part of its landmark resolution, the just-ended 37th Ordinary Southern African Development Community (SADC) Summit of Heads of State and Government has admitted the Union of Comoros as a member state. (AllAfrica)

Comoros, Burundi Apply to Join Regional Body

[SANF] Pretoria -One of the key issues to be discussed by the 37th SADC Summit to open 19 August in Pretoria, South Africa is to expand the membership of the regional organization. (AllAfrica)

Mannetti Names Starting Line-Up

[Namibian] Edwards Maova is the only change to the starting line-up for the Brave Warriors as they prepare to take on Comoros on Sunday in the 2017 CAF African Nations Championship (CHAN) qualifiers third round first leg match following at Stade de Moroni. (AllAfrica)

Vice Foreign Minister Zhang Ming Visits Comoros

[Focac] From June 21 to 22, 2017, Vice Foreign Minister Zhang Ming visited Comoros, during which he met with Acting President Moustadroine Abdou of Comoros, and held talks with Minister for External Relations and Cooperation Mohamed Bacar Dossar of Comoros, exchanging in-depth views on bilateral relations and international and regional issues of common concern. (AllAfrica)

Second Operator Telma Shakes Up a Former Monopoly Market

[Balancing Act] London -The implementation of an interconnection agreement between Comores' new second operator Telma and the incumbent Comores Telecom last week has opened up the market to a new level of competition. Russell Southwood looks at what's happened since the agreement was signed. (AllAfrica)

Flames' AFCON Journey Gets Off To A Bad Start

[Nyasa Times] Malawi national football team bowed out of the African Nations Championship (CHAN) qualifiers against less fancied Madagascar by losing 2-0 on goal aggregate (1-0 both away and at home). It was a very disappointing result losing to such a team that we all expected to be a walkover. (AllAfrica)

Flames Start 2019 AFCON Campaign With Win

[Nyasa Times] Malawi national team, the Flames on Saturday rolled out their 2019 the biennial Africa Cup of Nations tournament (Afcon) qualification campaign with a narrow 1-0 win on against Comoros at Bingu National Stadium in Lilongwe. (AllAfrica)

Tickets Available for Flames, Comoros AFCON Clash

[Nyasa Times] In order to control money leakages through fraud and manipulations, Football Association of Malawi (Fam) has also adopted the advance e-ticketin for the Africa Cup of Nations qualifier between Malawi and the Comoros on Saturday at Bingu National Stadium on Saturday using TNM Mpamba, the mobile service provider's system of sending money buying of goods and services. (AllAfrica)

Flames Geared for Comoros Game

[Nyasa Times] The Malawi National Football Team has intensified its preparations for their 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) Group B qualifier against Comoros slated for Saturday at Bingu National Stadium in Lilongwe. (AllAfrica)

Mzava Named Skipper

[Nyasa Times] Platinum stars midfield maestro Robert Ng'ambi might miss Flames Saturday's African Cup of nations qualifying match against Comoros Island after his wife was involved in a motor accident on Tuesday. (AllAfrica)

Macron Sparks Row With Migrants' Boat Joke

[RFI] French President Emmanuel Macron has come under fire for making a joke about makeshift craft that have been dubbed the "boats of death" because so many have sunk while transporting migrants to the French Indian Ocean island of Mayotte. (AllAfrica)

How African Countries Can Harness the Huge Potential of Their Oceans

[The Conversation Africa] Over the past decade there's been a steady rise across Africa in the attention given to the responsible use of the oceans to contribute to economic growth - or what's known as the Blue Economy. The opportunities around Africa's blue economies are enormous with significant potential to create jobs and improve livelihoods. (AllAfrica)

Bank of Kigali Net Profit Shoots to Rwf5.6 Billion

[New Times] Bank of Kigali(BK) has started the year on a high following a profitable first quarter in which it earned a net income of Rwf5.6 billion. (AllAfrica)

Fight Against Illegal Fishing Intensifies

[Observer] Saint Vincent and the Grenadines and the Comoros have been identified as non-cooperating third countries under the EU's regulation to fight and deter illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing, while Liberia has been pre-identified. (AllAfrica)

Ibrahim Mahmud Receives Delegations From Niger, Burkina Faso and Comoros

[SNA] Khartoum -The Assistant of the President of the Republic, the NC Deputy Chairman for Party Affairs, Engineer, Ibrahim Mahmud Hammed has received message from the Chairman of the ruling party in Republic of Niger. The message was delivered to Engineer, Hammed by a delegation from the Republic of Niger, Saturday, at the NC HQs chaired by the Party Secretary General. (AllAfrica)

Island Nations Look at Coastline Mapping Using Satellite Imagery

[Government of Mauritius] A five-day regional training workshop on Coastline Mapping using Satellite Imagery was launched yesterday at the Mauritius Oceanography Institute (MOI) in Albion. The objective of the workshop is to provide technical staff with the theoretical principles and practical exercises for using satellite imagery to perform coastline mapping in the framework of the Monitoring for Environment and Security in Africa (MESA) Project. (AllAfrica)

Burundi, Comoros Apply for Membership to SADC

[East African] Burundi could join Tanzania as a member of the Southern African Development Community, a move that complicates the direction the East Africa Community takes for the remaining phases of integration. (AllAfrica)

Engineer Hamid Meets Comoros State Minister for Foreign Affairs

[SNA] Khartoum -The Assistant of the President of the Republic and Deputy Chairman of the National Congress for the Party's Affairs, Engineer Ibrahim Mahmoud Hamid, received Thursday at his office at the Republican Palace, the Comorian State Minister for Foreign Affairs and Secretary General of the Ruling Party. (AllAfrica)

Sudan and Comoros Affirm Their Keenness to Continue Cooperation At Regional and International Forums

[SNA] Khartoum -A sitting of talks between Sudan and Comoros was held Wednesday at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs at which the State Minister for Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Kamal-Eddin Ismail, and the visiting State Minister for Foreign Affairs of Comoros, Dr. Hamid Kor Haila, signed the minutes of the talks. (AllAfrica)

Yanga CAF Opponent Ngaya Arrive

[Daily News] Young Africans opponents in the CAF Champions League, Comoro's Ngaya de Mde jetted into the country yesterday, ready for their preliminary round, return leg match to be held at the National Stadium in Dar es Salaam tomorrow. (AllAfrica)

Micho Advises Vipers to Attack Volcan De Moroni

[Monitor] Vipers are not leaving any stone unturned in their bid to eliminate Volcan De Moron of Comoros in the Caf Confederations Cup. (AllAfrica)

Yanga, Ngaya in CAF Opener

[Daily News] Mainland Premier League champions Young Africans will start their CAF Champions League campaign in the preliminary round while Azam has escaped the preliminary stage as they will kick off their campaign in the Confederation Cup in the first round. (AllAfrica)

Dar Strengthens Trade Ties With the Comoros

[Daily News] Zanzibar -Tanzania and the Comoro Islands have a common historical and cultural identity, stemming from people's movement and trade. (AllAfrica)

How Teamwork and Technology Can Thwart Illegal Fishing

[Ensia] Early in December 2012, a South Korean vessel called the Premier entered the Indian Ocean to fish. In West Africa, authorities knew that the boat had been fishing illegally in Liberian waters before it made its way to Africa's other coast. That raised the ire of East African countries, which weren't keen to welcome a lawbreaker into their seas. Kenya, Tanzania, Mauritius, the Comoros, Mozambique, and the Seychelles rapidly mobilized against the vessel, shutting it out of their ports and refusing to grant i (AllAfrica)

Zanzibar, Comoros in Trade Pact

[Daily News] Zanzibar -President Ali Mohamed Shein yesterday opened a one-day Comoros and Tanzania trade forum here with a call on stakeholders to use the available opportunities to invest and make sure that the businesses grow. "Tanzania, particularly Zanzibar, has many things in common. We share culture and language. (AllAfrica)

Governor of Khartoum State - We Are Keen for Useful Cooperation With the Comoros

[SNA] Khartoum -The Governor of Khartoum State, Gen. Abdul Rahim Mohamed Hussein, has reaffirmed the keenness of his state that the outcome of the current visit of the Comoros Island delegation led by Governor professor Hassan Hamadi, would be beneficial to both Khartoum state and the Comoros, within the context of the twin ship and joint cooperation between the two sides. (AllAfrica)

Comoros Governor Calls for Continues Cooperation

[SNA] Khartoum -The Governor of the Comoros Island, professor Hassan Hamadi has stressed the need to reinvigorate cooperation between his country and the Sudan in the various areas particularly the health area. (AllAfrica)

Governor of the Main Comoros Island Visits SUNA, Briefed On the Agency Role and Activities

[SNA] Khartoum -Professor Hassan Hamadi, Governor of the Comoro Island of the Comoros state paid a visit to the offices of the Sudan News Agency SUNA on Thursday, expressing his appreciation for the role Sudan has been playing in his country's development. (AllAfrica)

Comoros Delegation Visit Khartoum Exchange, Briefed On the Activities There

[SNA] Khartoum -The Governor of the Comoros Island, professor Hassan Hamadi and accompanying delegation paid a field visit to the Khartoum Stock exchange on Thursday. (AllAfrica)