a country in Africa that consists of a group of islands in the Indian Ocean, north of Madagascar; population 752,400 (est. 2009); capital, Moroni; languages, French (official), Arabic (official), and Shikomore (a blend of Swahili and Arabic).
A ferry carrying 113 people that went missing at the weekend during a cyclone in north Madagascar ‘most probably sank’, a Comoran government official said yesterday.
Only once a man has performed a grand wedding is he truly considered an adult in Comoran society, with the right to speak at public gatherings and wear robes of high status at weddings.
The Fotherbys have done their bit to persuade the government that Comoran reefs are as much a realisable asset as its vanilla, cloves and perfume oils.
He was acquitted in 1999 of murdering a Comoran president.’
Twenty Comoran soldiers are captured in the process.