Police arrest anti-government protesters in Comoros
Police in Comoros arrested 12 women on Thursday, activists said, after they took to the streets to protest the re-election of President Azali Assoumani in polls they say were rigged.
Comoros awaits results of divisive poll
Counting of votes cast in the first round of Comoros' presidential polls was expected to wind up on Tuesday as tensions mounted between re-election-seeking President Azali Assoumani and his rivals, who accuse him of fraud.
Comoros heads into violence-tarred referendum on constitution
Voters in the Comoros go to the polls on Monday for a politically explosive referendum overshadowed by a clampdown and an attempted assassination just days before the vote.
Comoros president eyes controversial second term
Comoros President Azali Assoumani is considering announcing nationwide elections next year if a controversial constitution-altering referendum is passed, one of his advisers said Monday, as opposition parties cried foul. Assoumani is believed to be seeking to consolidate his power with the constitutional changes so that he can remain in office beyond 2021 when his currently…