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Comoros president eyes controversial second term

Azali Assoumani (pictured), who is set to take over from outgoing Comorosd President. Photo/YAHOO 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 […]

Comoros heads into violence tarred referendum on constitution

People walk past a banner calling for a u2018Yes’ vote on an upcoming constitutional referendum and featuring Comoros’ President Azali Assoumani on July 27, 2018 in Moroni. On July 30 Comoros holds a referendum to amend the constitution, possibly allowing the president to remain in office beyond 2021. / AFP PHOTO / TONY KARUMBA Voters […]

Comoros Vice President Survives Assassination Attempt

Comoros Vice-President, Moustoidrane Abdou escaped an assassination attempt early Sunday when his vehicle was fired on days before a controversial referendum on constitutional reform, a security source said. “His car was seriously damaged but the vice-president is unhurt, there are no victims,” the source, who requested anonymity, told AFP. Abdou was travelling to his home […]

Comoros president wins controversial vote extending his powers

Comoros’ President, Azali Assoumani arrives to a poll booth by an election official before casting his ballot during a constitutional referendum on July 30, 2018 at Mitsoudje polling station, outside Moroni capital of the Comoros archipelago off Africa’s east coast. Voters in the Comoros went to the polls on July 30 in a politically explosive […]

Civilians flee Comoros bloodshed as govt forces reinforced

Comoros security forces intensified their crackdown against anti-government rebels on the island of Anjouan on Thursday, with witnesses reporting heavy gunfire and residents fleeing on the fourth day of clashes. Moroni sent in reinforcements to quell the unrest that follows months of tension as President Azali Assoumani’s bids to extend term limits through planned constitutional […]

Comoros heads into violence tarred referendum on constitution

People walk past a banner calling for a u2018Yes’ vote on an upcoming constitutional referendum and featuring Comoros’ President Azali Assoumani on July 27, 2018 in Moroni. On July 30 Comoros holds a referendum to amend the constitution, possibly allowing the president to remain in office beyond 2021. / AFP PHOTO / TONY KARUMBA Voters […]

DMW Boss Performs In An Unknown Country Photo

A Video of Davido’s performance in Mayotte was posted online, a region of France over the weekend, has brought another rather unpopular country among Nigerians, to the spotlight. The singer announced his excitement at performing in a place where he says he had never heard of before he got booked for the event. Davido said […]

Libya a bigger threat than South Africa Owolabi warns Eagles

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Salah scores direct from corner strains muscle in Egypt romp

Liverpool star Mohamed Salah scored direct from a corner but was later injured as Egypt romped to a 4-1 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying win over eSwatini on Friday. Egypt’s forward Mohamed Salahu00a0 The striker went down holding his leg as the Group J match drew to a close in Cairo, resumed after receiving treatment, […]

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