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Malawi Coach Names Local Squad for Comoros

[Nyasa Times] Malawi national team head coach Ronny Van Geneugden (RVG) has named a 25 man squad of local based players to go in camp on Sunday at the Mpira Village in Blantyre in preparation for a 2019 AFCON qualifier against Comoros on 17th November 2018. (AllAfrica)


Mysterious Uprising in the Comoros Islands

[Deutsche Welle] Clashes lasting several days between armed rebels and government troops took place on the Comoros Island of Anjouan. No concrete demands were made and residents are wondering who was behind the attack. (AllAfrica)


When the Rain Comes - Fighting Climate Change With Forecasting in the Comoros

[UNEP] How improved weather forecasting and observation is helping the Comoros face a changing climate. (AllAfrica)


Street Clashes Over Presidential Term Extension

[VOA] Protesters barricaded roads with tree trunks and clashed with soldiers in Comoros Monday as they demonstrated against President Azali Assoumani's attempt to extend term limits. (AllAfrica)


Comoros Clambers Aboard SADC With Some Messy Baggage

[ISS] The Southern African Development Community (SADC) inherited a world of trouble when it accepted the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) as a member in 1997. Now it seems to have taken on another problematic 'existing condition' by welcoming the Indian Ocean archipelago state of Comoros into its bosom as a full member - its 16th - in August this year. (AllAfrica)


Statement By the Chairperson of the Commission On the Situation in Comoros

[African Union] Addis Ababa, 16 October 2018: The Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, deplores the suspension, since 2 October 2018, of the inter-Comorian dialogue, which began on 14 September 2018 under the facilitation of the African Union High Representative Ramtane Lamamra. He notes the deterioration of the political environment as a result of certain measures, particularly the lifting, on 3 October 2018, of the parliamentary immunity of three opposition members, some of whom were part of (AllAfrica)


'Where There Was So Much, There Is So Little' - Comoros Battles Climate Change

[UNEP] Farmers in the Comoros islands are learning, with the support of the UN, to adapt to dramatic shifts in the climate which have contributed to the deterioration of agriculture across the Indian Ocean archipelago. Increasingly unpredictable weather patterns including a severe decrease in rainfall have led to soil erosion and widespread deforestation as well as decreased crop yields. A UN climate change expert panel determined in a special report on Monday that the world needs to move much faster and more dra (AllAfrica)


'Where There Used to be So Much There is so Little' - the Challenge of Climate Change in the Comoros

[UN] A UN climate change expert panel determined in a special reporton Monday that the world needs to move much faster and more dramatically, if global warming is to be contained to anything like the levels demanded by the 2015 Paris Agreement. (AllAfrica)


Kenya Shock Ghana, Comoros Hold Cameroon

[This Day] Ten-man Kenya held on to beat Ghana 1-0 in Nairobi Saturday in a 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier. In other results yesterday, next year's Nations Cup hosts Cameroon were held to a 1-1 draw away to Comoros. (AllAfrica)


2019 Afcon - Indomitable Lions En Route to Moroni

[Cameroon Tribune] After training in Kenya, the team is expected to travel to Comoros this afternoon where they will play against Les Coelacantes of Comoros on Saturday September 8, 2018. (AllAfrica)


Q&A - Comoros Power Grab Rejected By Opposition, Amid Pleas for International Intervention

[IPS] Bulawayo, Zimbabwe -President Azali Assoumani of the Comoros Islands is tightening his grip on power. First, he insisted on holding a referendum allowing him to extend his term of office and abolish the country's constitutional court. Which he won. And now, the lawyer of former President Ahmed Abdallah Sambi has said that his client has been charged Tuesday with corruption and the misappropriation of public funds in a passport fraud. (AllAfrica)


Yes Vote in Comoros Referendum Gives President More Power

[Deutsche Welle] The president of the Comoro Islands, Azali Assoumani, has won a mandate to simplify the political system in the Indian Ocean archipelago -- and expand his own powers. (AllAfrica)


Yes Vote in Comoros Referendum Gives President More Power

[Deutsche Welle] The president of the Comoro Islands, Azali Assoumani, has won a mandate to simplify the political system in the Indian Ocean archipelago -- and expand his own powers. (AllAfrica)


China, Comoros to Facilitate Pragmatic Cooperation

[Focac] Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi (R) holds talks with visiting Comoros Foreign Affairs Minister Souef Mohamed El Amine in Beijing, capital of China, July 9, 2018. El Amine will attend the eighth ministerial meeting of China-Arab States Cooperation Forum (CASCF) scheduled for July 10. (Xinhua/Pang Xinglei) (AllAfrica)


Environmental Affairs Hosts SA Agulhas II Open Day in Comoros

[Govt of SA] Department of Environmental Affairs in partnership with the South African Embassy host SA Agulhas II Open Day in Comoros (AllAfrica)


Trade Opportunities in Comoro Go Begging

[Daily News] Tanzanian traders should explore business opportunities in the Comoros Islands as the existing bilateral trade is quite below its potential, the country's envoy to Comoro, Ambassador Sylvester Mabumba has said. (AllAfrica)


Comoros Row With France Intensifies As Turmoil Brews At Home

[African Arguments] The long-running dispute over the island of Mayotte has deepened recently. Could developments afoot in the Comoros change anything? (AllAfrica)


Comorian Government in Tussle With France Over French Island, Mayotte

[This is Africa] France might be facing one of its because challenges on sovereignty after its officials expelled migrants from the Department of Mayotte into Comoros. The Comorian government blocked entry of the migrants into the country. Comoros is claiming sovereignty of Mayotte and protests have been rocking the capital, Moroni. (AllAfrica)


Trio Out to Lay a Claim on Kenya One Tag as Stars Battle Comoros

[Nation] Marrakech -Having conceded twice and lost their opening match of the 2019 Africa Nations Cup qualifiers away to Sierra Leone last September, Harambee Stars surely know too well the importance of keeping things tight at the back in the remaining qualifying rounds. (AllAfrica)


Harambee Stars Duo Out of Comoros, CAR Friendly Matches

[Nation] Marrakech -Harambee Stars winger Ayub Timbe is set to miss the team's international friendly matches against Comoros and Central Africa Republic on Monday and Thursday next week respectively. (AllAfrica)


Air Mauritius to Operate Direct Flight to Comoros As From July 2018

[Government of Mauritius] Air Mauritius will start to operate direct flight to the Union of Comoros as from 06 July 2018. In this context, a Memorandum of Understanding was signed this morning by the Vice President of the Union of Comoros, Mr. Djaffar Ahmed Said Hassani, with Air Mauritius in view of reinforcing further the air connectivity between the two countries. (AllAfrica)


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)