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Comoros opposition rallies against referendum

Moroni, Comoros | AFP | The Comoros opposition on Saturday demanded the “re-establishment of democratic institutions” in protest at a planned July referendum on constitutional reform, which could allow President Azali Assoumani to seek re-election. Assoumani only took office in 2016 but wants to hold a fresh vote next year, …

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Comoros president eyes controversial second term

Moroni, Comoros | AFP | Comoros President Azali Assoumani is considering announcing and contesting nationwide elections in 2019 if a controversial constitution-altering referendum is passed in July, one of his advisers said Monday. Assoumani is believed to be seeking to consolidate his power with the constitutional changes so that he …

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Comoros president suspends constitutional court

Moroni, Comoros | AFP | The president of the Comoros has suspended the Constitutional Court, the highest court in the country, in a move immediately denounced by the opposition in the Indian Ocean island nation. President Azali Assoumani said the court was “disfunctional” due to the number of appointed judges being …

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LIVE: Excitement as Cranes fans storm Namboole

PICTORIAL: The nation expects. The stage is set. Will Cranes finally deliver in Africa Cup of Nations qualifying on Sunday when they take on Comoros?   ?? #MujjeTulumbe #CranesNamutima #UgandaCranes #PrayersUp ?? pic.twitter.com/fUJsrZwkT2 — Helena Mayanja (@QBDMaya) September 4, 2016   Is it too early to make one’s way to Namboole? …

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Why Cranes will need to stay calm in face of Comoros

  Sunday September 4 Mandela Stadium, Namboole Uganda vs Comoros 5pm The nation expects. The stage is set. Will Cranes finally deliver in Africa Cup of Nations qualifying on Sunday when they take on Comoros? Cranes coach Micho Milutin Sredejovic believes Uganda can finally make it, but like many long-suffering fans, knows …

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VIDEO: Comoros here for Uganda Cranes clash

VIDEO: Comoros might have nothing to play for but pride but that has not dampened the spirit of the players and fans alike. At the arrival of the first of the contingent to the country, they were welcomed by singing and dancing by their fans plus a promise to give it …

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Kenya tests Uganda Cranes in countdown to Comoros clash

International friendly Uganda vs Kenya – Tuesday 4 p.m AFCON 2017 qualifier Uganda vs Comoros – Sunday 5 p.m The countdown proper to the make-or-break African Cup of Nations qualifiers against Comoros starts today with a friendly against Uganda’s bogey side Kenya. On form or not, no team gives Uganda as much …

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Micho names Cranes squad for Uganda – Comoros game

Uganda Cranes coach Micho Sredojevic has today named the side that will take on Comoros in their final Africa Cup of Nations qualifier on September 4. Goalkeepers: Dennis Onyango (Mamelodi Sundowns, South Africa), Salim Jamal Magoola (El Merriekh, Sudan), Benjamin Ochan (KCCA, Uganda), Ismail Watenga (Vipers, Uganda) Defenders: Nicholas Wadada …

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