Wednesday, 31st May 2023


3 May
The Union of Comoros has appointed Mr. Donald Roy Joseph Abed as its first Honorary Consul-General for Nigeria. The island African nation opened its honorary consulate in Nigeria following the approval granted to the country by the Federal Government.
28 Nov 2022
A court in the Comoros on Monday handed down a life sentence for high treason to ex-president Ahmed Abdallah Sambi, who was convicted of selling passports to stateless people living in the Gulf.
24 Jan 2022
Hosts Cameroon set up an Africa Cup of Nations quarter-final against the Gambia but only after labouring to a 2-1 win over a Comoros side who were forced to start an outfield player
10 Jan 2022
Aaron Boupendza stepped up in the absence of Covid-stricken Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang to earn Gabon a 1-0 victory over Africa Cup of Nations debutants Comoros on Monday.
18 Aug 2021
Nigeria was yesterday drawn in the same group with old foes, Egypt, Sudan, and Guinea Bissau in Group D of the Cameroon 2022 African Cup of Nations (AFCON).
11 Aug 2021
Seven people from Comoros, including a pregnant woman and her children, died of starvation when their boat broke down and drifted over 1,100 kilometers to the Kenyan coast
Cape Verde
7 Jun 2020
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…
1 Jan 2020
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”
28 Mar 2019
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.
26 Mar 2019
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.
31 Jul 2018
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.
28 Jul 2018
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.


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