May 162014
Comoros : past mercenaries' impact on present human rights situation

  Comoros must address past mercenaries’ impact on present human rights situation – UN experts GENEVA, Switzerland, May 16, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Ending a nine-day official visit to Comoros today, the Working Group on the use of mercenaries called upon the Government to prioritize effective governance and respect for human rights in order […]

Sep 142013
AfDB provides US $20.1 million to support clean energy in the Comoros

TUNIS, Tunisia, September 14, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Comoros Energy Sector Support Project will receive grants totaling US $20.1 million to finance the rebuilding the country’s electricity sector. The financing source is mobilized from the Bank’s resources: (i) US $8.3 million from the African Development Fund (ADF) (, and (ii) US $12.1 million […]

Jul 072013

WASHINGTON, July 5, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Press Statement, John Kerry, Secretary of State, Washington, DC, July 5, 2013 on the Union of the Comoros’ National Day. President Obama and I join the people of the United States in congratulating the people and government of Comoros on the 38th anniversary of your independence on July 6.   As […]

Mar 222013
Concluding Statement of the IMF Mission to Comoros

MORONI, Comoros, March 22, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — A team from the International Monetary Fund (IMF), visited Moroni from March 13 to 22, 2013 for discussions on the fifth review of the Union of Comoros’ Extended Credit Facility (ECF)1 arrangement. The mission met with His Excellency Dr. Ikililou Dhoinine, President of the Union, and […]

Mar 012013
Comoros : Cancellation of debt

The Paris Club agrees on a cancellation of the debt of the Union of the Comoros in the framework of the enhanced heavily indebted poor countries initiative PARIS, France, March 1, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The representatives of the Paris Club creditor countries and of the Union of the Comoros agreed on 28 February […]

Feb 152013

MORONI, Comoros, February 14, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Union of the Comoros began participating in the International Monetary Fund’s (IMF’s) General Data Dissemination System (GDDS) today, marking a major step in the process of developing its national statistical system. Comprehensive information on the Union of the Comoros’ statistical production and data dissemination practices […]

Jan 152013
IMF Executive Board Concludes 2012 Article IV Consultation with Comoros

MORONI, Comoros, January 15, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — On December 17, 2012, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the Article IV consultation with Comoros.1 Background Over the last two years, and despite a challenging external environment, economic activity in the Union of Comoros has gained momentum. Real gross domestic product […]