Thursday Feb 27
Madagascar seizes Tanzanian ship
Antananarivo - Madagascar authorities have seized a stricken Tanzanian vessel laden with thousands of logs of the rare and precious red ruby coloured rosewood, police said on Wednesday.
In search of Madagascar's 'rosewood mafia'
The illicit trade of a rare tree has resurfaced in Madagascar, a country reeling from corrupt military rule.
NASA satellite sees a ragged eye develop in Tropical Cyclone Guito
The MODIS instrument aboard NASA's Aqua satellite captured this image of Tropical Cyclone Guito on Feb. 19 at 1140 UTC/6:40 a.m. EST as it continued moving south through the Mozambique... NASA satellite data was an "eye opener" when it came to Tropical Cyclone 15S, now known as Guito in the Mozambique Channel today, Feb. 19, 2014.
WFP Strengthens Its Programmes In Madagascar With Support From Switzerland
Geneva / Antananarivo - The United Nations World Food Programme strengthens its programmes aimed to combat food insecurity in Madagascar, particularly through its relief and recovery operation in response to natural disasters.
A Cursed Land
Southern Madagascar is a land awash in superstition - of witches and reincarnation and haunted bridges where children leap out of the darkness to send cars careening into the abyss.
Microsoft buys carbon credits from Madagascar rainforest
A Coquerel's Sifaka lemur sits on a bamboo inside the Lemurs Park, a private eco-tourism enterprise which hosts 9 of 49 known lemur species, 22 km from Antananarivo, Madagascar, December 2006.
Madagascar: Tough Challenges Ahead for Madagascar's New President
For five years Madagascar was paralyzed by a political crisis. New president Hery Rajaonarimampianina says he wants to reestablish the rule of law and fight corruption.