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News Comoros » Grande Comore: Mayotte: the French migration frontline you’ve never heard of

News channel or source: https://www.irinnews.org/feature/2018/02/14/mayotte-french-migration-frontline-you-ve-never-heard
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

If he had papers that would let him come and go, Ali says he would visit his father on Grande Comore. But, having no memory of the island, he has no interest in living there. “I know nothing about the Comoros,” he told IRIN. “I wouldn’t know how to ...

News Comoros » Grande Comore: The Rise of Virtual Citizenship

News channel or source: https://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2018/02/virtual-citizenship-for-sale/553733/
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

A decade ago, a Kuwait-backed company set out its stall on the tiny Indian Ocean archipelago of Comoros. As Atossa Araxia Abrahamian explains in her recent book, The Cosmopolites, Comoro Gulf Holdings erected billboards along the seafront of Grande Comore ...

News Comoros » Grande Comore: Stateless Arabs lose bid to call Comoros home

News channel or source: http://www.alarabiya.net/articles/2008/07/27/53824.html
Publication date: Saturday 26 July 2008

The Comoros, comprised of Grande-Comore, Anjouan and Moheli, is a very poor Indian Ocean archipelago where civil servants are owed five months of back-pay this year and where fuel and electricity shortages are commonplace. Ninety-eight percent of the ...

News Comoros » Grande Comore: Comoros: Comorian Vanilla and Clove Exporters Secure Financing With ITC Help

News channel or source: http://allafrica.com/stories/201710170739.html
Publication date: uesday 17 October 2017

Since 2014, ITC has been assisting vanilla, clove and ylang ylang value chain stakeholders to organise themselves into 11 cooperative companies in the three Indian Ocean islands of the Comoros - Grande Comore, Anjouan and Mohéli. Yaya Ouattara ...

News Comoros » Grande Comore: Governor of Grande Comore visits QRCS

News channel or source: http://www.gulf-times.com/story/547823/Governor-of-Grande-Comore-visits-QRCS
Publication date: Friday 12 May 2017

The Governor of Grande Comore ... social conditions in Grande Comore, which faces challenges of poverty, economic crisis and inadequate services. Mgomri thanked QRCS for its effective humanitarian interventions in the Comoros, particularly in medical ...

News Comoros » Grande Comore: FACTBOX-Key facts about Comoros

News channel or source: https://uk.reuters.com/article/uk-comoros-island-factbox/factbox-key-facts-about-comoros-idUKL2457501120080324
Publication date: Sunday 23 March 2008

OFFICIAL NAME: Federal Islamic Republic of the Comoros. GEOGRAPHY: Area: 2,230 sq km. The Comoros cover three small volcanic islands, Grande Comore, Anjouan and Moheli, in the Mozambique channel, 300 km (190 miles) northwest of Madagascar and a similar ...

News Comoros » Grande Comore: Toll in Comoros boat accident reaches 54

News channel or source: http://www.news.com.au/breaking-news/toll-in-comoros-boat-accident-reaches-54/news-story/f673de33a71b1f26399132197e62419f
Publication date: uesday 09 August 2011

President Ikililou Dhoinine declared three days of national mourning after the accident which occurred early Tuesday off the southern coast of Comoros main isle of Grande Comore. "Up to late yesterday there were 53 bodies and 67 survivors. The body of a ...

News Comoros » Grande Comore: Comoros: The Grand Marriage

News channel or source: http://www.aljazeera.com/programmes/aljazeeraworld/2016/06/comoros-grand-marriage-160607072615122.html
Publication date: uesday 07 June 2016

The grand marriage is an age-old institution which has been passed from generation to generation on the islands of Grande Comore, Moheli and Anjouan ... There are two types of legal unions in the Comoros - the small marriage and the grand one.

News Comoros » Grande Comore: At least 30 dead in Comoros boat accident

News channel or source: http://www.muscatdaily.com/Archive/World/At-least-30-dead-in-Comoros-boat-accident
Publication date: onday 08 August 2011

The accident occurred Monday night to the south of the Comoros' main island of Grande Comore where the boat had left for the archipelago's other island of Anjouan. Red Crescent rescue coordinator Arfachad Salim said the death toll could increase.

News Comoros » Grande Comore: Comoros boat accident toll reaches 54

News channel or source: http://www.smh.com.au/breaking-news-world/comoros-boat-accident-toll-reaches-54-20110810-1il8u.html
Publication date: uesday 09 August 2011

President Ikililou Dhoinine declared three days of national mourning after the accident which occurred early Tuesday off the southern coast of Comoros main isle of Grande Comore. "Up to late yesterday there were 53 bodies and 67 survivors. The body of a ...