The newly re-elected president of the Comoros, Azali Assoumani, has managed to centralise power in his hands and pushed through constitutional changes that could see him potentially govern until 2029. Presidential elections on 24 March were marred by violence and their credibility questioned, writes Liesl Louw-Vaudran for ISS.
SADC Turns a Blind Eye to Trouble in the Comoros
ISS, 26 April 2019
The newly re-elected president of the Comoros, Azali Assoumani, has now managed to centralise power in his hands and has pushed through constitutional changes that could see him… Read more »
Seychelles' Leader Congratulates New President of Comoros On Election Win
Seychelles News Agency, 5 April 2019
President Danny Faure of Seychelles extended his congratulations to the President of Comoros, Azali Assoumani, on his re-election, State House said on Friday. Read more »
RSF Tells Comoros Don't Blame Journalists for Political Crisis
RSF, 3 April 2019
Reporters Without Borders (RSF) calls on the authorities in the Indian Ocean archipelago of Comoros to stop censoring and intimidating journalists amid a continuing political… Read more »
As Comorians vote for a new president, analysts say although the list of opposition candidates has noticeably been reduced, a victory for incumbent Azali Assoumani is far from ... Read more »
Protesters barricaded roads with tree trunks and clashed with soldiers in Comoros Monday as they demonstrated against President Azali Assoumani's attempt to extend term limits, ... Read more »
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