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Azali Assoumani is the new President of Comoros

Azali Assoumani has been elected as the new President. The first round of the presidential election was held on 21st February when residents of Gran Comore selected three candidates for […]

Presidential 2016

The election took place in two rounds, on 21 February and 10 April 2016. As the presidency rotates between the islands of Mohéli, Anjouan, and Grande Comore, the first round […]

Grande Comore selects three candidates for Presidential election second round

Grande Comore voters have selected their three candidates in the first round of the presidential election which took place on Sunday (21st February 2016). Since a new constitution was introduced […]

Presidential and Governor elections today

The first round of the presidential election will be held today with around 160,000 voters on the island of Grand Comore (Njazidja) voting to select three candidates for the second […]

Parliamentary 2015

Elections to the Assembly took place in two rounds on 25 January and 22 February 2015. Candidates who did not receive the requisite 50% + one vote went forward to […]

IMF completes Article IV consultation with Comoros

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has completed its Article IV consultation with Comoros. The full press release as published on the IMF website is as follows; IMF Executive Board Concludes […]

General election today

Comoros is holding a general election today with a second round on 22nd February. There are also local elections today for municipal councillors and the three island assemblies. The general […]

President Ikililou Dhoinine reshuffles Cabinet

President Ikililou Dhoinine has appointed a new Cabinet; the first time he has changed his Cabinet since he came to office in 2011. The line-up of the new Cabinet is […]

President appoints Cabinet

President Dr Ikililou Dhoinine has named his new Cabinet following his election on 26th December 2010. He assumed office on 26th May. The full list of Cabinet members is listed […]

Political Parties in Comoros

The Union of the Comoros has not developed political parties as such. Following a coup ridden past until the early 2000s the country has never had the opportunity to see […]

Comoros

The early history of Comoros is one of seafaring visitors calling and leaving whether they came from nearby Africa, were Arab traders from the north or further afield such as […]

Presidential 2010

The election took place in two rounds. As the presidency rotates between the islands of Mohéli, Anjouan, and Grande Comore, the first round is a primary taking place on the […]

Parliamentary 2009

Elections to the Assembly took place in two rounds on 6 and 20 December 2009. Candidates who did not receive the requisite 50% + one vote went forward to the […]