Population: 0.752 mn.
GDP: 0.722 bn.
Debt: 0.146 bn.

President Ikililou Dhoinine's governing team is subject to the usual plots that have made the country's island-rotating government unstable since the 1970s. Funds from the Gulf states may help the economy. 

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  • Vol 49 No 7
  •  28th March 2008

Sitting target

The overthrow of Colonel Mohamed Bacar's regime on Anjouan Island by 1,500 African Union troops and 600 Comoran soldiers took less than a day but does not guarantee more stability. The AU mission in support of the President of Comoros, Ahmed Abdullah Moha...

  • Vol 47 No 12
  •  9th June 2006

Green revolution

After the man his supporters call 'the Ayatollah' won the 14 May presidential poll with 58 per cent of the vote, people are waiting to see what President Ahmed Abdallah Mohamed Sambi is made of.

  • Vol 46 No 11
  •  27th May 2005

Three into one

Once again, the islands quarrel and South Africa tries to reconcile them

  • Vol 46 No 11
  •  27th May 2005

A man from Anjouan

It is Anjouan island's turn to fill the Union presidency after elections in April 2006. Leading candidates include:

  • Vol 38 No 17
  •  29th August 1997


Two small islands declare independence while demanding recolonisation by France

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