For the people living on the island of Anjouan, it is business as usual as Union of Comoros troops backed by the African Union prepare to land on the island to end Colonel Bacar's rule. Franck Berruyer reports.
The main street of Mutsamudu, the capital of the
“All the stores, all the administrative offices are open,” said a man walking down the main street of the city, met by
The supporters of Colonel Bacar still have smiles on their faces and confirm that the situation is normal on the rebel island of the
“I will stay here until death,” stated a man who declared himself prepared to do anything to defend “President Bacar,” assuring that there are many supporters of the president like him on the island. The African Union has decided to support a military operation of the Union of Comoros, to relieve Colonel Bacar of his position. Bacar’s reelection in July 2007 has not been recognized by the Union of the
Date created : 2008-03-15