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Madagascar: Voters Unsure Madagascar Election Will End Crisis
Voters in Madagascar are returning to the polls Friday to elect a new president and parliament.
Thu Dec 19, 2013
Madagascar votes in landmark run-off election
Citizens hope Friday's vote will end Indian Ocean island's political and economic crisis sparked by a coup in 2009.
Wed Dec 18, 2013
FACTBOX-Run-off candidates in Madagascar's presidential poll
Madagascar holds a second round of voting on Friday to complete its first presidential election since a 2009 coup that scared off foreign donors and investors.
Tue Dec 17, 2013
Malaysian National News Agency
IOF Sends 30 Electoral Experts To Madagascar
ANTANANARIVO, Dec 17 -- The International Organisation of Francophonie has sent 30 electoral experts for Madagascar's second and final round of presidential election and legislative elections set for Dec 20, Xinhua news agency reported.
Sun Dec 15, 2013
Madagascar: Politics and plague
Here's another find from Lucie Lecomte. Via the blog Tsimok'i Gasikara, a December 13 report from Le Parisien.fr: Madagascar: plague has killed 39 .
Fri Dec 13, 2013
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Death toll from plague rises to 42 in Madagascar
The death toll from the plague, which broke out in 5 districts of Madagascar, rises to 42, the Program Officer of prevention and fight against disease under the UN World Health Organization office in Antananarivo, Rakotojanabelo Lamina Arthur said on Friday.
Madagascar: Very high risk of the plague in Antananarivo
All the conditions are in place to welcome the plague in the capital. Calls for a decision, multiply the face of this threat.
Thu Dec 12, 2013
Madagascar Travel Alert
The U.S. Department of State alerts U.S. citizens traveling to or residing in Madagascar that legislative elections, as well as the second and final round of presidential elections, will take place on Friday, December 20, 2013.
Global Voices Online
Nelson Mandela's Death: 'Left Us in Body, But His Spirit Is Eternal'
Since former South African President and anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela's death on December 5, 2013, people throughout the world have reflected on the beloved leader's life and the legacy he leaves behind.
Bubonic plague kills more villagers
THE number of new cancer cases around the globe jumped by 11 per cent over five years, with cancer increasing by a fifth.
'Black Death' in Madagascar kills 39
Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has paid an emotional tribute to former SA president and struggle icon Nelson Mandela, saying Africa is lost without him, a report says.
Chenai and the Chocolate Factory
Madagascar is a miracle. Peter Tyson called his book on it The Eighth Continent : an island 500km off the east coast of Africa, which developed a natural world almost in isolation from any other landmass for 160m years.
Global Voices Online
5 Influential People from Madagascar Who You Should Know
In the current polarized political atmosphere of Madagascar , there are very few personalities who are unanimously revered by Malagasy citizens.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
Pneumonic plague kills 21 in Madagascar
Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe received a thunderous applause from thousands of people who thronged the FNB Stadium in Soweto to bid farewell to former SA leader Nelson Mandela.
Bubonic plague kills 20 in Madagascar village
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Tue Dec 10, 2013
Customs seizes 60 rare tortoises at airport
A Malagasy man, 31, was arrested at Suvarnabhumi Airport yesterday for allegedly smuggling 60 highly threatened radiated tortoises into the Kingdom.
Small steps in Madagascar's fight against gender-based violence
Efforts to reduce violence against women in Madagascar are coming up against the economic realities and social norms lived by the majority of women in the country.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Imerintsiatosika: the town emerging from oblvion
The town called Imerintsiatosika, located some 12 miles west from the capital city, enjoys a quickly growing popularity, mostly because of the newly erected karting circuit nearby.