Comoros-flagged tanker 'Aris 13' is being
National PostComoros-flagged tanker 'Aris 13' is being held by Somalia piratesCoastweekThe EU Naval Force, which is currently operating off the coast of Somalia, has received positive confirmation from the master of the Comoros-flagged tanker, Aris 13, that his ship and crew are currently being held captive by a number of suspected armed ...Oil tanker hijacked off Somali coastCNNPirates demand ransom for oil tanker captured off coast of SomaliaThe GuardianPirates hijack oil tanker off Somalia for first time in yearsCBS NewsToronto Starall 254 news articles »
Posted on 16 March 2017 | 12:07 am
COMOROS ISLANDS : Governor of Ngazidja feels
COMOROS ISLANDS : Governor of Ngazidja feels all alone in running the islandAfrica Intelligence (subscription)Elected in May of last year, the governor of Ngazidja, Hassani Hamadi, has gradually alienated himself from members of the Island Council (effectively, its parliament) and unions speaking for civil servants: all condemn his authoritarian streak. Last ...
Posted on 9 March 2017 | 8:37 pm
CAF Presidency: Comoros Splits COSAFA
THISDAY NewspapersCAF Presidency: Comoros Splits COSAFA Solidarity Support for AhmadTHISDAY NewspapersThe decision of the Comoros Island's Football Federation to back incumbent Confederation of African Football (CAF) President, Issa Hayatou in the elections scheduled for March 16 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia has raised doubt of any possible block vote ...and more »
Posted on 2 March 2017 | 2:55 am
Gendarmes in Comoros open fire in a high
The Observers (blog)Gendarmes in Comoros open fire in a high schoolThe Observers (blog)A dozen gendarmes in the island nation of Comoros opened fire during a student protest at Said Mohamed Cheick High School in the capital, Moroni, on Monday, February 20. The gendarmes also used truncheons to beat several protesters. One video shows ...
Posted on 28 February 2017 | 7:23 am
Exclusive: Comoros letter casts doubt on CAF
Insidethegames.bizExclusive: Comoros letter casts doubt on CAF challenger's southern African supportInsidethegames.bizHowever, a letter, which can be read here, has now emerged from the Comoros Football Federation (FCF), a COSAFA member, apparently pledging support for Hayatou. The letter was apparently sent on February 18, hence post-dating the Johannesburg ...and more »
Posted on 27 February 2017 | 6:32 am
Qatari FM holds talks with UN chief
(MENAFN - Gulf Times) HE the Foreign Minister Dr Khalid bin Mohamed al-Attiyah held separate meetings with UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and several other dignitaries on the sid...
Posted on 13 April 2015 | 11:32 pm
Soccer-2017 African Nations Cup draw
CAIRO, April 8 (Reuters) - The draw for the 2017 African Nations Cup qualifiers conducted in Cairo on Thursday: Group A: Djibouti, Liberia, Togo, Tunisia Group B: Angola, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of Congo, Madagascar Group C: Benin, Equatorial Guinea, Mali, South Sudan, Group D: Botswana, Burkina Faso, Comoros Islands, Uganda Group E: Congo, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Zambia ...
Posted on 8 April 2015 | 6:38 am
Football - 2017 African Nations Cup draw
The draw for the 2017 African Nations Cup qualifiers conducted in Cairo on Thursday:
Posted on 8 April 2015 | 6:38 am
CHAN 2016: Warriors to face Comoros
THE Warriors have been drawn to face the Comoros in the qualification for the 4th African Nations Championship (CHAN). The finals of the 2016 edition of the tournament which features only players based in their home leagues will be held in Rwanda. The draw was held in Cairo, Egypt on Sunday.
Posted on 6 April 2015 | 4:28 pm
6 men jailed for beating detainee inside
Six men were jailed for one year each for using hard objects and sharp hand-made weapons to beat a detainee, who claimed he was assaulted for refusing to have sex with them. The six men, aged between 21 and 40, ganged up against the Emirati detainee and assaulted him with different objects inside police detention in November 2013. The Dubai Court of First Instance convicted the defendants of ...
Posted on 28 March 2015 | 10:56 pm
We want to avoid mathematics - Micho
Ahead of the 2017 group D qualifier between Comoros and Uganda, the Cranes head coach has hinted on the need for the team to avoid the group mathematics with a call to finish off each game and record register maximum points. Describing the upcoming away ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 3:14 am
Uganda/Comoros: Sredojevic - This Is Our
Uganda coach Milutin 'Micho' Sredojevic has labeled their Africa Cup of Nations Gabon 2017 Group D qualifier against Comoros on Saturday, 5 September 2015 in Mitsamiouli "most important match of the campaign". The Cranes beat Botswana 2-0 last June and ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 11:18 pm
Mayotte allows banana imports from
In fear of a banana shortage in Mayotte, the island is now allowing bananas to be imported from Mozambique (in the same way that they are already imported from Madagascar, The Comoros, Mauritius, La Réunion and the Seychelles). The authorisation follows a ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 10:32 pm
Stars to watch out for at Pearl of Africa
These are the drivers who stand out from the crowd in this weekend’s V-Power Pearl of Africa Rally. They not only have some of the best machines, but their skills at the wheel also stand out. Arthur Blick (Subaru N 10) He is undoubtedly Uganda’s top ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 6:25 pm
These Countries Show Why Losing Birthright
Instead, the country set up a deal with Comoros, which would offer passports to Bidoon in exchange for money from the Kuwaiti government. The plan comes with a major catch for the Bidoon, perhaps considered a benefit to the Kuwaiti government. Officials ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 5:42 am
France: Ship sinks off Comoros, 60 killed
France's government says 60 people were killed and as many injured when a ship sank off the coast of the Indian Ocean island nation the Comoros.
Posted on 10 August 2011 | 6:04 am
Black boxes from Yemenia Airways flight
A Comoran investigator says the black boxes from a Yemenia Airways flight that crashed into the Indian Ocean in June are damaged.
Posted on 4 September 2009 | 2:39 am
2nd black box recovered from Comoros plane
Authorities say they have recovered the second of two black boxes from a Yemenia Airways flight that crashed into the Indian Ocean in June with 153 people aboard.
Posted on 28 August 2009 | 1:26 am
Underwater robots reach site of Indian Ocean
France says a ship carrying an underwater robot has arrived at the Indian Ocean nation of Comoros to retrieve the flight recorders from the Yemenia Airways plane crash.
Posted on 19 August 2009 | 5:03 pm
French navy homes in on Comoros crash black
A French navy vessel has pinpointed the location of the black boxes of a Yemenia Airways plane that crashed into the Indian Ocean near the Comoros Islands, the ship's captain said Thursday.
Posted on 22 July 2009 | 5:01 pm