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Ahmed Abdallah Sambi has said he wants to appeal his house arrest.

Thirteen candidates who are deemed challengers to the rule of President Azali Assoumani have been barred from the elections to take place in March.

Comoros announce March elections as fears for authoritarianism rise

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Comoros announce March elections as fears for authoritarianism rise

A presidential decree on Monday stated that elections are set to take place in March.

Comoros court hands out life sentences over Anjouan uprising

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Comoros court hands out life sentences over Anjouan uprising

A Comoros security court sentenced three men to life after trying to assassinate a former vice president.

Comoros opposition leaders sentenced to life with hard labour

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Comoros opposition leaders sentenced to life with hard labour

Fears of growing authoritarianism in the Comoros Islands have re-emerged after opposition leaders were given harsh sentences.

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Comoros faces violence-tarred referendum on constitution

Comorans will vote on a referendum that will result in a constitutional change which will allow President Azali Assoumani being able to extend his term in office.

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Comoros vice-president survives assassination attempt

Attackers fired on the vehicle of Comoros vice-president Moustoidrane Abdou early on Sunday, before shortly fleeing the scene of the failed ...

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