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  1. Changes loom in AU as Africa awaits two major electionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 9 | Daily Monitor

    ... year begins, a raft of African Union reforms is on course even as two major elections loom on the continent, in Madagascar and DR Congo. The looming reforms at the global body were clearly articulated during the 11th extraordinary session of the AU ...

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  2. Madagascar revokes recognition of KosovoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 6 | B92

    The Republic of Madagascar has informed the Serbian Ministry of Foreign Affairs that it has revoked the decision to recognize Kosovo.

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  3. .com | Top Africa stories: Anthrax outbreak kills 100 impala in Zim, Gabon's ailing leaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 6 | News24

    ... in this outbreak. Vets sent to the area have managed to bring the disease under control, Farawo told News24. Madagascar presidential hopeful Marc Ravalomanana has said he is confident of closing the gap for a second round victory over his rival who ...

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  4. .com | Madagascar presidential hopeful Ravalomanana 'sure' of winRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 5 | News24

    Madagascar presidential hopeful Marc Ravalomanana has said he is confident of closing the gap for a second round victory over his rival who narrowly beat him in the first leg of presidential polls. Andry Rajoelina got 39.23% of votes and Ravalomanana 35.35% in last month's poll, according to final results, setting up the pair for a close contest in the December 19 run-off to lead the Indian Ocean island nation.

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  5. Exploring amazing MadagascarRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 4 | Madison Park Times

    Photos by Vince Decker: Travel columnist Vince Decker shares an in-depth guide on navigating Madagascar and its many exciting sites, including how to get there and where to find good deals. When I was young, I used to play the board game Risk and was always fascinated by islands like Madagascar that sat by themselves.

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  6. Madagascan President Hery Rajaonarimampianina concedes defeat in election, appeals for calmRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 1 | The Japan Times

    Madagascar President Hery Rajaonarimampianina conceded defeat in his bid for a second term after managing a distant third in the first round of voting in the island's presidential vote. Rajaonarimampianina got just 8.82 percent in November's first round, the High Constitutional Court said Wednesday, behind former Presidents Marc Ravalomanana, who got 35.35 percent, and Andry Rajoelina, who got 39.23 percent.

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  7. Madagascar president concedes defeat in polls: statementRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 1 | Reuters

    Madagascar's president, Hery Rajaonarimampianina, conceded defeat in his bid for a second term after managing a distant third in the first round of voting in the island's presidential vote. Former Malagasy President and Presidential candidate Hery Rajaonarimampianina speaks to the media after casting his ballot during the presidential election at the CEG polling station at Tsimbazaza in Antananarivo, Madagascar November 7, 2018.

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  8. Madagascar Meteorite Came from the Early Solar System, Experts FindRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 30 | Space.com

    Four months ago, people in a small Madagascar town caught sight of a fireball shooting across the early-evening sky. Its boom was so loud, the ground shook.

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  9. How Russia is taking over a continentRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2018 | NEWS.com.au

    James Comey has opened up on the role played in the U.S. Election with Hilary Clinton, His encounters with Donald Trump and the collusion case and the strength of US/Australian relations that no president could break Already the European giant has upped its military ties to the majority of Africa's nations, including Ethiopia, Libya, Niger and Chad. It's upped its political influence in Zimbabwe, Madagascar and the Democratic Republic of Congo, and is working on oil and gas projects from Algeria to Nigeria.

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  10. Masoala peninsula: Madagascar's last untouched rainforestRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 29 | KXLY-TV Spokane

    We're traveling across Antongil Bay to the far-flung Masoala Forest Lodge on Masoala peninsula, a vast national park on Madagascar's northeast coast, and the island's last remaining untouched rainforest. Between July and September, thousands of humpback whales also journey here to calve and mate, during their long migration from Antarctica.

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  11. .com | Madagascar's two ex-presidents to contest in vote run-off: courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 28 | News24

    Two former presidents of Madagascar, Andry Rajoelina and Marc Ravalomanana, will face each other in a run-off election next month to decide who will lead the large Indian Ocean island nation, the country's top court announced on Wednesday.

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  12. Former Madagascar presidents to contest run-off voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 28 | Iol.co.za

    Two former presidents of Madagascar, Andry Rajoelina and Marc Ravalomanana, will face each other in a run-off election next month to decide who will lead the Indian Ocean island nation, the country's top court announced Wednesday. The run-off comes after neither candidate won the 50% of votes required for a first-round victory on November 7. "The two candidates cleared to go to the second round are Andry Rajoelina and Marc Ravalomanana," Constitutional Court judge president Jean Eric Rakotoarisoa said.

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  13. Madagascar's two ex-presidents to contest run-off voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 28 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Combination file picture of former Madagascar presidents Marc Ravalomanana and Andry Rajoelina who face each other in a run-off vote December 19 AFP/RIJASOLO, THOMAS SAMSON, SIMON MAINA ANTANANARIVO: Two former presidents of Madagascar, Andry Rajoelina and Marc Ravalomanana, will face each other in a run-off election next month to decide who will lead the Indian Ocean island nation, the country's top court announced on Wednesday . The run-off comes after neither candidate won the 50 per cent of votes required for a first-round victory on Nov 7, with Rajoelina on 39.23 per cent and Ravalomanana 35.35 per cent, according to final results released by the Constitutional Court.

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  14. Madagascar to hold presidential run-off vote: apex courtRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 28 | Xinhuanet

    Madagascar's two former presidents, Andry Rajoelina and Marc Ravalomanana, will contest in a presidential run-off vote next month, the country's High Constitutional Court announced on Wednesday. "The two candidates eligible to run in the second round of the election of the President of the Republic are: Mr. Andry Nirina Rajoelina and Mr. Marc Ravalomanana," said HCC President Jean Eric Rakotoarisoa while announcing the final results of the first round vote.

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  15. Madagascar's last untouched rainforestRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 27 | CNN

    We're traveling across Antongil Bay to the far-flung Masoala Forest Lodge on Masoala peninsula, a vast national park on Madagascar's northeast coast, and the island's last remaining untouched rainforest. Between July and September, thousands of humpback whales also journey here to calve and mate, during their long migration from Antarctica.

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  16. Detective mission to characterize and trace the history of a new African meteoriteRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 27 | Science Daily

    Researchers are on a mission to describe, classify and trace the history of a meteorite that landed in and around the small town of Benenitra in southwestern Madagascar shortly before the lunar eclipse on July 27, 2018. A fragment of the meteorite showing the black fusion crust and thumbprint-like depressions formed by melting during its entry into the atmosphere.

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  17. AU says it closely follows up second round Malagasy presidential electionRead the original story

    Sunday Nov 25 | Xinhuanet

    The African Union has reaffirmed its commitment to continue closely following up the conduct of the second round of the presidential election in Madagascar. In its latest meeting, the Peace and Security Council of the 55-member African Union has deliberated on the situation in Madagascar, according to an AU statement late Saturday.

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  18. Madagascar/Zimbabwe: Mapeza Picks His Men for Madagascar TripRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 23 | AllAfrica.com

    FC Platinum have announced a largely predictable 20-man squad for their CAF Champions League preliminary round first leg tie against Madagascar opponents CNaPS Sports next Wednesday, with their new signings conspicuous by their absence. The Premiership kings take on the Indian Ocean islanders at the Centre des Loisirs de la CNaPS Vontovorona in Madagascar and are scheduled to fly out of the country on Monday morning to start the 2018/ 2019 continental sojourn.

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  19. .com | Madagascar presidential hopeful sues over poll conductRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 20 | News24

    Presidential hopeful Marc Ravalomanana has lodged over 50 complaints at Madagascar's top court about the conduct of presidential polls to "correct irregularities," sources close to his campaign said on Tuesday. Neither Ravalomanana nor his arch-rival Andry Rajoelina won the 50% of votes required for a first-round victory following the November 7 election, according to results published on Saturday.

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  20. Madagascar: Presidential Poll Run-Offs to be Held in DecemberRead the original story

    Monday Nov 19 | AllAfrica.com

    Madagascar is set for a run-off on 19 December after no presidential candidate amassed enough votes to be declared outright winner following elections held in early November. The run-off will be contested by two former presidents, Andry Rajoelina and Marc Ravalomanana who led first round presidential polls.

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