Comoros
  • Unimpressive turnout at Comoros referendum on constitution
    23 december 2001 18:08:00
    Moroni- Comoros (PANA) -- Turn out at Sunday's referendum on a new constitution for the Comoros was unimpressive in the islands of Anjouan, Moheli and Grand Comoros. Full text...
  • Two mercenaries indicted after the Moheli attack
    21 december 2001 23:53:00
    Moroni- Comoros (PANA) -- Two mercenaries among the thirteen who on Wednesday raided Moheli Island, were indicted Friday in Moroni for "breach of national security". Full text...
  • South African delegation holds talks with Comoros leaders
    21 december 2001 08:09:00
    Cape Town- South Africa (PANA) -- On the morrow of a failed coup in the Comoros, South Africa's Foreign Affairs minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma on Thursday held discussions with President Azali Assoumani in Moroni. Full text...
  • Mozambique sends four military officers to Comoros
    19 december 2001 23:20:00
    Maputo- Mozambique (PANA) -- Four senior Mozambican military officers left Maputo on Saturday for the Comoros as part of an OAU mission to monitor the disarming of the conflicting parties in that Indian Ocean archipelago. Full text...
  • France condemns coup attempt in Comoros
    19 december 2001 20:07:00
    Paris- France (PANA) -- France on Wednesday condemned the coup attempt on the Comoran Island of Moheli saying the move was an attempt to undermine ongoing OAU efforts to promote national reconciliation. Full text...
  • OAU Secretary General ends visit to Comoros
    19 december 2001 14:36:00
    Moroni- Comoros (PANA) -- OAU Secretary General Amara Essy left Moroni Tuesday afternoon at the end of a two-day visit to Comoros. Full text...
  • South Africa responds to Comoros conflict
    19 december 2001 13:47:00
    Cape Town- South Africa (PANA) -- The South African government will go ahead with plans to send a top level delegation to the Comoros Wednesday night despite reports of an attempted coup earlier in the day on the Indian Ocean island nation. Full text...
  • OAU Secretary General Amara Essy begins visit in Comoros
    16 december 2001 18:43:00
    Moroni- Comoros (PANA) -- Organisation of African Unity (OAU) secretary general Amara Essy arrived in Moroni Sunday to begin a two-day visit to the Comoros. Full text...
  • Military weapon collectors due in Anjouan
    13 december 2001 15:24:00
    Moroni- Comoros (PANA) -- Two members of a multinational military team entrusted with the collection of weapons in Anjouan were due on the secessionist island Thursday, official sources said. Full text...
  • Comoran govt takes over water and electricity company
    10 december 2001 15:29:00
    Moroni- Comoro (PANA) -- The Comoran government has taken over the archipelago's Water and Electric Company (CEE) and appointed a provisional transitional management committee. Full text...
  • Three-man OAU observer mission arrives in Moroni
    08 december 2001 10:44:00
    Moroni- Comoros (PANA) -- A three-man military observer mission from the Organisation of African Unity (OAU) has been in Moroni since Thursday to start preparations for the collection of arms in the troubled Comoran island of Anjouan. Full text...
  • Comoros fires senior judge for releasing detainees
    03 december 2001 12:51:00
    Moroni- Comoros (PANA) -- The president of the criminal division of the Comoran court of appeal, Ali Ahamada, has been dismissed, sources have said in Moroni. Full text...
  • Abdallah brothers head for Anjouan after prison release
    27 november 2001 23:10:00
    Moroni- Comoros (PANA) -- Two sons of the former Comoro president Ahmed Abdallah, Mahamoud Abdallah and his younger brother Captain Abderemane Abdallah, have returned to Anjouan since their release from prison over the weekend, a family member confirmed in Moroni. Full text...
  • Azali slightly reshuffles Comoros government
    26 november 2001 23:37:00
    Moroni- Comoros (PANA) -- Comoros Head of State Col. Full text...
  • French group threatens to pull out of Comoros energy sector
    25 november 2001 19:26:00
    Moroni- Comoros (PANA) -- French group, Vivendi, which has been involved for the past three years in Comoros electricity project, has threatened to pull out, reliable sources said in Moroni. Full text...
  • Sittou Raghadat Mohamed, a dedicated activist
    20 november 2001 15:00:00
    Moroni- Comoros (PANA) -- As one of the Comoros women who, without rejecting their social status and role, fight alongside men "to change life," as she puts it, Sittou Raghadat Mohamed is very well known on the scene of national politics. Full text...
  • Comoran politician calls rejection of draft constitution
    14 november 2001 11:03:00
    Moroni- Comoros (PANA) -- A prominent politician on Moheli island, Mohamed Hassanali, has said he would call for public rejection of Comoro's draft constitution at a referendum set for 23 December. Full text...
  • Chinese troupe on African tour
    12 november 2001 14:48:00
    Moroni- Comoros (PANA) -- A 20-member Chinese troupe has been entertaining the Comoran public since the weekend at the start of an African tour that will take them to Lesotho, Botswana and Seychelles. Full text...
  • Normality returns to Anjouan after abortive coup
    05 november 2001 19:44:00
    Moroni- the Comoros (PANA) -- Three days after the attempted putsch in Anjouan, authorities continued to make arrests on Monday, a journalist in Mutsamudu noted, but said no high political figure was among those arrested. Full text...
  • Major Mohamed Bacar toppled in fresh coup
    03 november 2001 11:57:00
    Moroni- Comoros (PANA) -- Major Mohamed Bacar, leader of the separatist Comoros island of Anjouan, was Friday evening toppled in a coup, according to a statement read on the local radio. Full text...
  • Prince Said Ali Kemal denounces draft constitution
    19 october 2001 23:42:00
    Moroni- Comoros (PANA) -- Prince Said Ali Kemal, leader of the Chuma party, has called on his compatriots to vote against the draft constitution at the forthcoming referendum scheduled to take place in December. Full text...
  • French ambassador supports Comoros' constitution bill
    12 october 2001 23:16:00
    Moroni- Comoros (PANA) -- France's ambassador to the Comoros, Jean-Pierre Lajoinie, has said it would be an embarrassment if part of the Comoran population will reject the country's draft constitution. Full text...
  • President Assoumani Receives Comoros Draft Constitution
    09 october 2001 22:52:00
    Moroni- Comoros (PANA) -- A draft Constitution that would provide the foundation for the future Comoran Union has been presented to President Azali Assoumani. Full text...
  • Reunion Island official visits Comoros
    02 october 2001 16:28:00
    Moroni- Comoros (PANA) -- The president of Reunion's regional council, Paul Verges, is on a five-day visit in Comoros to promote regional co-operation. Full text...
  • Amara Essy expresses concern over incidents in Anjouan
    28 september 2001 23:36:00
    Dakar- Senegal (PANA) -- OAU Secretary General Amara Essy on Friday expressed serious concern over the recent incidents in the separatist Comorian island of Anjouan, where an abortive coup occurred last Monday. Full text...
  • Combo returns to Moroni after abortive coup bid in Anjouan
    28 september 2001 21:37:00
    Moroni- Comoros (PANA) -- After his attempt to overthrow the local military regime in Anjouan and set up a civil authority on the island, Commandant Ayouba Combo returned to Moroni on Thursday. Full text...
  • Major Combo back in Moroni after abortive coup
    27 september 2001 23:54:00
    Moroni- Comoros (PANA) -- Major Ayouba Combo returned to Moroni on Thursday after failing to take over the command of the local military unit on Anjouan Island so as to install a civilian as leader of the separatist island's executive board. Full text...
  • Former Comoros Premier calls for African force
    26 september 2001 19:06:00
    Moroni- Comoros (PANA) -- Former Comorian Prime Minister Abbas Djoussouf has suggested the stationing of an African force in the archipelago during the transition period. Full text...
  • Anjouan leader retains power as putsch aborts
    25 september 2001 22:28:00
    Moroni- Comoros (PANA) -- The leader of the Anjouan presidium since August, Maj. Full text...
  • Opposition blames Moroni for take-over in Anjouan
    24 september 2001 22:08:00
    Moroni- Comoros (PANA) -- A Comorian opposition, Houmed Msadie, has accused the government in Moroni of being behind Monday's seizure of power on Anjouan Island. Full text...
  • Former Comorian MP defends Oussama Bin Laden
    21 september 2001 12:25:00
    Moroni- Comoros (PANA) -- A former Comorian legislator, Abdou Soule Abdoulbak or El-Bak, known to be close to Khartoum, has defended the Saudi-born billionaire Oussama Bin Laden accused by the US of being responsible for the deadly terrorist attacks against New York and Washington on 11 September. Full text...
  • Journalist sanctioned in Comoro
    18 september 2001 23:17:00
    Moroni- Comoros (PANA) -- Comoran journalist Ahmed Ali Amir, says he has been rendered redundant at the pro-government newspaper "Al-Watwan," on the orders of the Under-Secretary of Communication, Abdou Soimadou. Full text...
  • Congolese emissary calls on the Comoros
    08 september 2001 17:45:00
    Moroni- Comoros (PANA) -- Congolese Foreign minister Rodolphe Adada Friday held discussions with Comoros leader Colonel Azali Assoumani, to whom he handed a message from President Sassou Nguesso. Full text...
  • Comoros peace: World Bank grant at stake
    03 september 2001 22:45:00
    Moroni- Comoros (PANA) -- The authorities in Comoros anxiously await the report of a fact-finding mission that would determine the country's chances at landing a 6. Full text...
  • New Anjouan leadership side with reconciliation
    11 august 2001 19:41:00
    Moroni- Comoros (PANA) -- The committee that seized power in the separatist island of Anjouan has indicated its willingness to pursue the process of national reconciliation initiated at the adoption of the Fomboni Agreement. Full text...
  • Salim expresses concern over developments in Anjouan
    10 august 2001 11:16:00
    Addis Ababa- Ethiopia (PANA) -- OAU Secretary General Salim Ahmed has expressed great concern over developments in the Comorian island of Anjouan, where a separatist leader, Col. Full text...
  • Military Committee overthrows Anjouan strongman
    10 august 2001 00:00:00
    Moroni- Comoros (PANA) -- A military Committee took power in Anjouan Thursday after ousting Lt. Full text...
  • OAU delegation visits Anjouan
    25 july 2001 23:54:00
    Moroni- Comoros (PANA) -- An OAU delegation led by Francisco Madeira visited Anjouan region Wednesday for consultation to facilitate the ongoing national reconciliation process in the Comoros. Full text...
  • Comoro thanks Mauritius for support
    17 july 2001 19:37:00
    Port Louis- Mauritius (PANA) -- The government of Comoro has thanked the Mauritian government for its support in national reconstruction. Full text...
  • Donors pledge 11.5 million dollars support to Comoros
    05 july 2001 23:12:00
    Paris- France (PANA) -- Donors attending a World Bank sponsored meeting in Paris Thursday pledged 11. Full text...
  • Bottlenecks in transitional process worry opposition
    03 july 2001 22:27:00
    Moroni- Comoros (PANA) -- Comoros opposition leader Djoussouf Abbas Tuesday called on the follow-up committee on the framework agreement on national reconciliation to thaw the stalemated state of the process. Full text...
  • HIV/AIDS prevalence low, but disaster looms in the Comoros
    21 june 2001 13:51:00
    Moroni- Comoros (PANA) -- As countries prepare for the AIDS conference in New York, Comoros (to be represented by Prime Minister Hamada Madi Bolero) does not appear to shown much interest in the fight against the pandemic. Full text...
  • OAU ministerial delegation continues visit in Comoros
    05 june 2001 21:52:00
    Moroni- Comoros (PANA) -- Malagasy foreign minister Lila Hanitra Ratsifandrihamanana has urged Comorians to regard the visit of an OAU delegation as "a sign of support from the entire international community. Full text...
  • Comoros celebrates birth of Prophet Muhammad
    05 june 2001 16:01:00
    Moroni- Comoros (PANA) -- Thousands of people, including senior officials and businessmen, Monday gathered at Moroni's Independence Square to celebrate Mawlid, the birth of Prophet Muhammad. Full text...
  • South Africa takes pulse of situation in Comoros
    05 june 2001 14:04:00
    Moroni- Comoros (PANA) -- South African Foreign minister Dlamini Zuma is in Moroni to get first hand information on the situation in Comoros and see what support Pretoria can give implementation of an agreement signed there on 17 February under the aegis of the OAU. Full text...
  • Comoros authorities, WHO fight leprosy
    28 may 2001 21:38:00
    Moroni- Comoros (PANA) -- The Comoros government the World Health Organisation (WHO) have launched a leprosy eradication programme in the country. Full text...
  • OAU officials discuss Comoros crisis in Pretoria
    11 may 2001 20:52:00
    Cape Town- South Africa (PANA) -- Foreign ministers of the Organisation of African Unity (OAU) met in Pretoria on Friday to discuss the ongoing secessionist crisis in the Comoros. Full text...
  • Azali marks two years in office
    04 may 2001 22:27:00
    Moroni- Comoros (PANA) -- Comoran President Assoumani Azali has marked the second anniversary of his coming to power, saying the army has won the people's confidence in its efforts at reconciling the population Col. Full text...
  • Zanzibar president's mother visits Comoros
    30 april 2001 11:13:00
    Moroni- Comoros (PANA) -- Fatuma Karume, mother of president Amani Karume of Zanzibar, at the weekend visited The Comoros Island "to initiate the fostering of closer ties" between both islands, local press reports said. Full text...
  • PM says Anjouanese committed to reconciliation talks
    26 april 2001 12:53:00
    Moroni- Comoros (PANA) -- The Prime Minister of the Comoros, Hamada Madi Bolera, said that the Anjouanese were still committed to the implementation of the 17 February agreement even though it was faced with several socio-economic difficulties. Full text...

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