International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC)
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    • Minister of Finance and Banking Sector, Comoros, H.E. Kamalidini Souef & CEO of ITFC, Eng. Hani Salem Sonbol
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Source: International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) |

ITFC Provides €35 Million in Financing to Support Energy and Food Security in Comoros

Funding to Support the Import of Petroleum products, LPG and Food Commodities

The International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) (www.ITFC-idb.org), approved two new financing facilities for EUR 35 million in favor of the Union of Comoros, with EUR 25 million dedicated to support the import of energy commodities such as petroleum products and LPG, while EUR 10 million will be allocated to…

African Union of Broadcasting (AUB)
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Broadcasters Unanimously Maintain the "No Change position" regarding the attribution of the 700 MHz Band Spectrum

AUB Workshop Day 2 will enable participants to come up with solid recommendations and resolutions for a better management of 700 MHz Band Spectrum

The AUB’s (www.uar-AUB.org) International Workshop on "The future of spectrum for broadcasting" was launched on Tuesday, April 12, 2022, in Dakar, Senegal. The workshop welcomed delegates from the following countries: Senegal (RTS, E-Media Invest, TDS), Benin, Nigeria, Côte d'Ivoire, Ghana, Cameroon, Rwanda, Angola, Niger, Guinea Conakry, Kenya, Comoros, Namibia, Algeria,…

Source: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) |

IAEA Assists Comoros in Finalizing its Draft Comprehensive Nuclear Law

The discussions with the IAEA team helped us better understand the complexity of the provisions of the law, as well as the risks and benefits associated with the nuclear field

With IAEA assistance, the Union of Comoros has finalized the draft of the country’s comprehensive national nuclear law. The IAEA recently hosted a meeting for senior officials of Comoros, the archipelagic country off Africa’s east coast, to highlight the importance of joining and implementing the legal instruments adopted under IAEA…

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Comoros: African Development Fund commits $21.6 Million to Upgrade National Road Network

The project’s third phase will focus on improving the RN2 (Ourovéni-Foumbouni) in Grand Comores

The Board of Directors of the African Development Fund approved on Thursday in Abidjan $21.6 million in grants for the third phase of the National Road Network Rehabilitation Program in the Union of Comoros. The grants comprise $14.1 million from the African Development Fund, the concessional window of the African…

Saudi Fund for Development
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Saudi Fund for Development Laid the Foundation Stone for a Road Project in the Union of Comoros

SFD has financed four projects in Comoros through soft loans estimated at more than USD 61 million

SFD (www.SFD.gov.sa) road project will support the boost of trade and empower disadvantaged communities in Comoros; SFD provides soft loan of approximately USD 17 million to finance the project. The Saudi Fund for Development (SFD) delegation laid the foundation stone for a development project in the Union of the Comoros. The project…

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    • Canada Funded ACT-A Health Systems Connector implementation supports WHO and MoH COVID-19 Response and Continuity of Health Services in Zambia
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Coronavirus – Zambia: Canada Funded ACT-A Health Systems Connector implementation supports WHO and MoH COVID-19 Response and Continuity of Health Services in Zambia

The kind support from the Government of Canada comes at a time when WHO Zambia is aiming to build a resilient national and local health system

On 14 March 2022, the High Commissioner of Canada to the United Republic of Tanzania, the Republic of Zambia, the Seychelles, and Ambassador of Canada to the Union of Comoros,  HE Pamela O’Donnell visited the World Health Organization (WHO) Zambia to learn about WHO’s work and discuss steps and achievements…

Source: U.S. Embassy in Madagascar |

Coronavirus - Comoros: United States to Donate 160,000 Pfizer

The United States is sharing vaccines with nearly all African countries to save lives and to lead the world in bringing an end to the pandemic

Part of President Biden’s commitment to purchase 500 million vaccine doses for low- and lower-middle-income countries, these Pfizer vaccines have been proven safe and effective for children ages 13–to-18.  Today, U.S. Chargé d’Affaires Amy J. Hyatt announced that the American people are donating 160,000 free doses of the safe and effective…

Source: International Monetary Fund (IMF) |

IMF Management Completes First Review of the Staff Monitored Program with the Union of the Comoros

The SMP supports the government’s program of reforms

IMF Management has approved the first review of Comoros’ Staff-Monitored Program (SMP). The SMP supports the government’s program of reforms. It also aims to help the authorities establish a track record of policy implementation to pave the way to a potential Extended Credit Facility (ECF) arrangement; Program implementation at end-September 2021…

Source: FIFA |

FIFA Sends Condolences after Tragic Incident in Cameroon

The thoughts and prayers of the global football community are with the victims

FIFA (www.FIFA.com) sends its deepest condolences to the families and friends of the victims who lost their lives following the tragic incident that took place at Olembe Stadium during the Africa Cup of Nations fixture between Cameroon and Comoros. The thoughts and prayers of the global football community are with…

Source: U.S. Embassy in Madagascar |

Deputy Chief of Mission Tobias Glucksman Visits Union of the Comoros

DCM Glucksman also toured the U.S. Peace Corps office to learn more about their efforts throughout Comoros

Deputy Chief of Mission (DCM) Tobias Glucksman visited Grande Comore (Ngazidja), Mohéli (Mwali), and Anjouan (Nzwani) from November 16-19 alongside Defense Attaché Commander Jorge Garcia, Office of Security Cooperation Chief Ty-Jebeck Ruun, Deputy Political and Economic Chief Joe Narus, and Public Affairs Officer Ryan Bradeen.  Through this official visit, DCM Glucksman and the U.S. delegation sought to strengthen relations between…