The Smallest Countries In Africa
Africa is the world's second-largest and second-most-populous continent, after Asia. At about 30.3 million km² including adjacent islands, it covers 6% of Earth's total surface area and 20% of its land area. With 1.3 billion people as of 2018, it accounts for about 16% of the world's human population. All of the five smallest African…
Tug of religious war
Predictably, the listing of Nigeria by the US State Department among countries with “severe violation of religious freedom” has sparked off the near dormant religious “war”
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 president wins controversial vote extending his powers
Voters in Comoros overwhelmingly backed controversial constitutional reforms that would allow President Azali Assoumani to run for another term, an electoral official said Monday, following a referendum boycotted by the opposition.
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…