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Air Tanzania Resume Flights to the Comoros

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -- Air Tanzania Company Limited (ATCL) has announced the resumption of scheduled flights between Dar es Salaam and Hahaya, The Comoros with effect from September 8. (AllAfrica)

Harambee Stars to Play One Friendly Before Comoros Double Header

[Capital FM] Nairobi -- Harambee Stars will play at least one friendly match before the back to back 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier against Comoros in November, Football Kenya Federation (FKF) boss Nick Mwendwa has stated. (AllAfrica)

Why Olunga 'Could Miss' Harambee Stars-Comoros Showdown

[Nation] Harambee Stars lead striker Michael Olunga is a major doubt for his team's 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualification double-header clash versus Comoros. (AllAfrica)

Free Entry for Harambee Stars Versus Comoros Match

[Nairobi News] Football fans will not pay a cent to watch the 2021 Africa Nations Cup qualification match between Kenya and Comoros in Nairobi. (AllAfrica)

Open Training for Harambee Stars Ahead of Comoros Tie

[Nation] Harambee Stars coach Francis Kimanzi has scheduled three open camps for local-based players ahead of next month's 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifier against Comoros. (AllAfrica)

Two Leading Public TV Journalists Suspended in Comoros

[RSF] Reporters Without Borders (RSF) calls on the government of Comoros to reinstate two senior journalists - news director Binti Mhadjou and editor in chief Moinadjoumoi Papa Ali - who have been suspended from this Indian Ocean archipelago's public radio and TV broadcaster, ORTC, over their allegedly biased coverage of a strike. (AllAfrica)

Two Reporters Arrested in Comoros, Placed Under Judicial Control

[RSF] Reporters Without Borders (RSF) condemns the arrest in Comoros of two journalists who are now under judicial control for allegedly "disturbing public order," and calls on the authorities in this Indian Ocean archipelago not to target critical journalists and media outlets covering next weekend's parliamentary elections, as they did during last year's presidential election. (AllAfrica)

Comoros' Government Decision - Unacceptable Attack On Sahrawi Republic

[SPS] Moroni (Comoros) -Head of Foreign Affairs Commission of the Polisario Front M'hamed Kheddad affirmed that the decision of Comoros' government to open a consulate in the occupied city of al-Aaiun is an "unacceptable attack" on the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR). (AllAfrica)

Are Climate Summits Worthwhile for Africa?

[SANF] Major disagreements erupted at the recent global talks about climate change in Madrid, Spain, leaving the South to question whether such meetings are worthwhile or mere talk shows, and meanwhile suffering the consequences such as drought and floods. (AllAfrica)

Foreign Minister Receives Comoros Foreign Minister

[SNA] Khartoum -The Foreign Minister, Asma Mohamed Abdalla, received in her office Tuesday the visiting Foreign Minister of Comoros and envoy of Comoros President, Mohamed Al-Amin Saif Al-Yemeni, who conveyed a written message to the Chairman of the Sovereignty Council, Lt. Gen. Abdul-Fattah Al-Burhan, from President, Azali Assoumani. (AllAfrica)

Al-Burhan Receives Comoros Minister of Foreign Affairs

[SNA] Khartoum -Chairman of the Sovereignty Council, Lt. Gen. Abdul-Fattah Al-Burhan, discussed with Comoros Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation the bilateral relations and ways of strengthening them in all domains for the interest of the two countries. (AllAfrica)

In This Comorian Community, an Ambulance Horn Is Music to One's Ears

[UNFPA] Who has not heard the horn of the Ouzioini ambulance? Up to five times a week, the vehicle ferries women and children some 50 kilometres from the rural Ouzioini District to the capital, Moroni, for urgent maternal and paediatric care. (AllAfrica)

Angola and Comoros Prepare Joint Commission

[ANGOP] Yokohama -Angola and the Comoros are to set up by December this year a Joint Commission with a view to facilitating the interchange between the two countries, announced on Thursday, in Yokohama, Japan, the Comorian president, Azali Assoumani. (AllAfrica)

Brave Warriors Arrive in Moroni

[Namibian] THE Brave Warriors finally arrived in Moroni, Comoros Islands and are preparing for their clash tomorrow against the hosts in the 2020 African Nations Championship qualifier. (AllAfrica)

Team-By-Team Guide to the 2019 Cosafa Women's Championship

[SAFA] The 2019 COSAFA Women's Championship will be staged in South Africa's Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality for the second year running from July 31-August 11 with what is arguably the most exciting line-up of sides ever to grace the competition. (AllAfrica)

Sudan Affirms Its Readiness for Cooperation With Comoros

[SNA] Cairo -Chairman of the National Legislature, Prof. Ibrahim Ahmed Omer, received in his residence in Cairo the Speaker of Comoros Parliament and welcomed the call of Comoros Parliament to invest in Sudan. (AllAfrica)

Brave Warriors Get Comoros in 2020 CHAN Qualifiers

[New Era] Windhoek -The 2018 African Nations Championship (CHAN) quarter-finalist, Namibia's Brave Warriors, will face the Comoros Islands in the 2020 edition of the local-based players' continental championship to be held next year in Ethiopia. (AllAfrica)

Brave Warriors Get Comoros CHAN Repeat

[Namibian] THE Brave Warriors will have to overcome the Comoros Island again in their quest to qualify for the 2020 African Nations Championship. (AllAfrica)

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)