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  1. Madagascar seal first ever Nations Cup berth along with Egypt, TunisiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    CAPE TOWN: Madagascar qualified for their first ever African Nations Cup finals after beating Equatorial Guinea 1-0 at home on Tuesday and were later joined by Egypt, Senegal and Tunisia in the 24-team field for next year's expanded finals. With two nations qualifying from 11 of the 12 four-team groups, Madagascar were always going to have a good chance to make the breakthrough, at their 17th attempt, after starting their Group A campaign with an away win in Sudan last year.


  2. Madagascar reaches first African Cup, Egypt also qualifiesRead the original story

    Yesterday | The New Zealand Herald

    Madagascar reached its first African Cup of Nations on Tuesday, also becoming the first team to qualify for next year's continental championship. This was Madagascar's 20th attempt at qualifying for the African Cup.


  3. USAID backs East African firms to become more competitiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Fibre2Fashion

    ... from October 8 to 11 for East African apparel firms from Nairobi, Kenya, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, and Antananarivo, Madagascar. The workshops offered participants the benefits, procedures and cost for obtaining WRAP certification. (DS) The US Agency ...


  4. Vaccine that protects against anthrax and plague has been developed amid fears of terror threatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Daily Mail

    ... 11. However, some believe it could be caused by the bubonic plague, which is endemic in the remote highlands of Madagascar. If left untreated, it can lead to the pneumonic form, which is responsible for two thirds of the cases recorded so far in ...


  5. Madagascar poised to make Africa Cup of Nations historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 15 |

    Madagascar will book a place at the Africa Cup of Nations tournament for the first time if they defeat visiting Equatorial Guinea on Tuesday. Form favours the Malagasy as they edged their Group A opponents 1-0 away two days ago thanks to an early goal from France-based Faneva Andriatsima.


  6. SBU's Esmailzada takes next steps in Madagascar with BeLocalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 5 | Times Beacon Record

    Leila Esmailzada set out to change the world but first had to perform a task that turns many people's stomachs: clean someone else's vomit off the floor. The Stony Brook University graduate student, who is in the master's Program in Public Health, traveled to Madagascar for a second consecutive summer with the nonprofit BeLocal Group to help several teams of student engineers put into place projects designed to improve the lives of the Malagasy people.


  7. Razia Releases New Album the Road on 10/19Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 4 |

    On her third album, The Road, Malagasy-born singer/songwriter Razia comes home to Antalaha, her birthplace in the vanilla-growing northeast of Madagascar. At age 11, Razia Said left behind an idyllic childhood in Antalaha to begin her world wanderings as a student, an activist and a musician, travels that would take her to Gabon, Comoros Island, France, Italy, Bali, New York City-where she established her musical career with two acclaimed albums, Zebu Nation and Akory -and now, to her current home on the island of St. Lucia.


  8. #Miningstocks: Diamond Fields (TSXV: DFR) Announces the Resumption of ...Read the original story

    Wednesday Oct 3 |

    ... Fields Resources ("DFR") is a TSX Venture Exchange listed exploration and mine development company with assets in Madagascar and Namibia. In Madagascar, DFR is developing the Beravina Project, an advanced high grade zircon exploration prospect ...


  9. Women Empowerment in African MaritimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 1 | Marine News

    Africa's Blue Economy, job opportunities, mentorship, marine environmental protection and addressing gender-based violence, were at the core of the 9th regional conference of the Association of Women Managers in the Maritime Sector in Eastern and Southern Africa held recently in Antananarivo, Madagascar. Under the theme "Opportunities and challenges facing African women in advancing the maritime sector", some 60 participants from the region discussed and exchanged ideas on the empowerment of women in the African maritime sector, said a press release.


  10. Madagascar banned from using national stadium following stampedeRead the original story

    Sunday Sep 30 |

    The Confederation of African Football has punished Madagascar following a deadly stampede at the country's national stadium ahead of their Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Senegal on 9 September. One person was killed and nearly 40 others were injured before the match in Antananarivo which ended in a 2-2 draw.


  11. Readout of the Secretary-General's meeting with H.E. Mr. Rivo...Read the original story

    Friday Sep 28 | World News Report

    The Secretary-General met with H.E. Mr. Rivo Rakotovao, Interim President of the Republic of Madagascar. The Secretary-General and Mr. Rakotovao discussed the upcoming 2018 Malagasy presidential election.


  12. American diplomat found dead in MadagascarRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 27 | KFOR-AM Lincoln

    Authorities arrested a suspect after finding a U.S. diplomat in Madagascar dead in his home late Friday night, the State Department confirmed Tuesday. U.S. and Madagascar officials are both conducting investigations into the death in the African country's capital of Antananarivo, State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert said in a statement.


  13. .com | Fury as Madagascar bans presidential vote opinion pollRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 26 | News24

    Madagascar's government faced a backlash on Wednesday after it moved to have the publication of an opinion poll ahead of presidential elections cancelled, claiming it was protecting "public order". The survey, commissioned by the German Friedrich Ebert foundation, canvassed voting intentions ahead of the first round of presidential voting on November 7 and was due to be published by current affairs magazine Politika.


  14. U.S diplomat found dead in MadagascarRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 25 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    A suspect has been arrested in the sudden death of an American diplomat who was found dead in his home in Madagascar. "Our deepest sympathies go out to the family and the U.S. Embassy Antananarivo community," spokesperson Heather Nauert said in a statement.


  15. Herpetologist at Oklahoma City Zoo named winner of national contestRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 25 | KFOR-TV Oklahoma City

    Last month, Josh Lucas, lead herpetology caretaker, was named among the Top 10 finalists in the Association of Zoos & Aquariums' 'Find Our Heroes' contest. Earlier this year, he joined crews in Madagascar after more than 10,000 endangered Radiated Tortoises were discovered by police officers inside a home in Toliara, Madagascar.


  16. Death of an American Diplomat in Antananarivo, MadagascarRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 25 | Holtville Tribune

    We are deeply saddened to confirm that a U.S. Foreign Service Officer was found dead in their residence in the overnight hours of Friday, September 21. Our deepest sympathies go out to the family and to the U.S. Embassy Antananarivo community. Diplomatic Security is collaborating with local Malagasy authorities on a joint investigation and a suspect is currently in custody.


  17. US Diplomat Found Dead In Home In Madagascar, Suspect In CustodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 25 | The Daily Caller

    ... diplomat, but no further details about the suspect, motive, or cause of the diplomat's death have been released. Madagascar is a poverty-stricken island with high levels of violence. It's located off the southeastern coast of Africa in the Indian ...


  18. U.S. diplomat killed in Madagascar; arrest madeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 25 | USA Today

    ... of the victim, who apparently died overnight Friday in the capital of Antananarivo. U.S. diplomat killed in Madagascar; arrest made An arrest has been made in the death of an American diplomat found dead in his home, the U.S. State Department ...


  19. U.S. diplomat found dead in Madagascar, 1 person heldRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 25 | CBS News

    The death of an American diplomat in Madagascar is being investigated by U.S. and local authorities and one person has been taken into custody, the U.S. State Department said Monday. State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said the foreign service officer was found dead inside their residence in Antananarivo, the capital of the Indian Ocean nation off the East Coast of Africa.


  20. US diplomat in Madagascar found dead in home, suspect in custodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 25 | Fox News

    A suspect has been detained in connection with the mysterious death of an American diplomat inside his Madagascar residence late last week, the U.S. State Department revealed Monday. The unnamed diplomat was found dead during the overnight hours Friday in the capital of the Indian Ocean nation off the coast of Africa, officials said.