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  1. French Indian Ocean island erupts over immigration, insecurityRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 12 | New Vision

    Mayotte, an island of 250,000 people that is geographically part of the Comoros archipelago off southeast Africa, has been in turmoil since mid-February Mayotte, an island of 250,000 people that is geographically part of the Comoros archipelago off southeast Africa, has been in turmoil since mid-February FRANCE - The French government attempted Monday to end weeks of unrest on the French Indian Ocean island of Mayotte, with a visiting minister promising action against insecurity and an influx of migrants from neighbouring African islands that has severely strained public services. Mayotte, an island of 250,000 people that is geographically part of the Comoros archipelago off southeast Africa, has been in turmoil since mid-February.


  2. Comoros says abuse of passports-for-cash scheme worries Gulf alliesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2018 |

    MORONI: Comoros has sold citizenship to nearly 52,000 foreigners since 2009, the government said in the first official statement on the scale of a passports-for-cash deal with Gulf states. Most of the documents had been sold under an approved scheme but there had been abuses that led to some Iranians buying passports, which had sparked tensions with Gulf allies, the country's foreign minister said.


  3. High sea drama as yacht sinks in Northern KZNRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2017 |

    The McGovern family from Port Shepstone were in a mixed turmoil of anxiety and relief last night as they waited for news of their son Dylan, 20, who was one of four sailors rescued in Mozambican waters after the yacht they were aboard sank on Thursday. Last night, Christeen McGovern said they hoped to hear Dylan had arrived safely at the Port of Moroni in the Comoros where the four were being taken by an oil tanker, the crew of which had saved them.


  4. At UN Assembly, African leaders call for more support to fight terrorism in sub-Saharan SahelRead the original story

    Sep 21, 2017 | United Nations

    ... is decimating Africa's fauna and flora, and its natural resources. Azali Assoumani, President of the Union of the Comoros, addresses the general debate of the General Assembly's seventy-second session. UN Photo/Cia Pak Comoros President Azali ...


  5. UN tourism body to vote on full membership for PalestiniansRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2017 | The Times of Israel

    ... UNTWO's 22nd session, which began Monday in Chengdu, China, the PA is up for membership, along with the Union of the Comoros and the Federal Republic of Somalia. When White House senior adviser Jared Kushner and his team met PA President Mahmoud ...


  6. Southern Africa: Comoros, Burundi Apply to Join Regional BodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2017 |

    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. This follows requests by the Union of Comoros and the Republic of Burundi to join the Southern African Development Community .


  7. Oman's foreign ministry secretary general receives credentials of three envoysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2017 | Times of Oman

    ... of the United Mexican States to the Sultanate, Al Habib Abbas Abdullah, appointed-ambassador of the Union of the Comoros to the Sultanate and Zorigt Chintushig, appointed-ambassador of the Republic of Mongolia to the Sultanate. Sayyid Badr welcomed ...


  8. His Majesty sends greetings to Malawi and ComorosRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2017 | Times of Oman

    ... His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said has sent a cable of greetings to President Azali Assoumani of the Union of the Comoros on the occasion of his country's National Day. In his cable, His Majesty the Sultan has expressed his sincere greetings along ...


  9. Comoros: Second Operator Telma Shakes Up a Former Monopoly MarketRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2017 |

    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.


  10. Protests in many countries in solidarity with QatarRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2017 | The Peninsula

    ... keeping in mind the Islamic and cultural values that has been bestowed on us. The protests in Moroni, the Capital of Comoros, are a good example as people took to the streets condemning the decisions of boycotting Qatar and stressing the role played ...


  11. Moroni - Beach at the ComorosRead the original story

    Apr 20, 2017 | TrekEarth

    Moroni (capitol of The Union of Comoros, archipelago on Indian Ocean); A view on small beach located near hotel 'Itsandra'. ( Picture taken with ) Dear 'Trek Earth', please update your list of countries! Hello Piotr , What a gorgeous ...