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  1. How toxic politics have made visitor numbers to Madagascar plummetRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Mail

    ... is displayed on TV in his room Paradise lost its tourist trade: How toxic politics have made visitor numbers to Madagascar plummet (even cute lemurs aren't luring them in) Perched on the muddy bank of a river meandering through rolling green hills, ...

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  2. Lifestyle & Entertainment, August 3, 15:00 GMT/1100 ETRead the original story

    Yesterday | Reuters

    ... the country's most famous lion, Cecil.(ZIMBABWE-WILDLIFE/HUNTER (UPDATE 1), moved, by Carey Gillam, 450 words) Madagascar mess-ups keep tourist "paradise" marooned ANTANANARIVO - Perched on the muddy bank of a river meandering through rolling green ...

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  3. Madagascar mess-ups keep tourist - paradise' maroonedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Times

    ANTANANARIVO: Perched on the muddy bank of a river meandering through rolling green hills, the Lemurs' Park near Madagascar's capital is rated one of the city's top attractions, but you would not know it from the number of visitors. On a Saturday in what is meant to be high season, only a handful of tourists are in the park to catch a glimpse of the furry creatures endemic to the tropical forests of this vast Indian Ocean island.

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  4. Madagascar mess-ups keep tourist 'paradise' maroonedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Stuff.co.nz

    Perched on the muddy bank of a river meandering through rolling green hills, the Lemurs' Park near Madagascar's capital is rated one of the city's top attractions, but you would not know it from the number of visitors. On a Saturday in what is meant to be high season, only a handful of tourists are in the park to catch a glimpse of the furry creatures endemic to the tropical forests of this vast Indian Ocean island.

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  5. Colonial management was never a 'charity'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | The Japan Times

    "I told the Japanese ambassador there to read a biography of Shimpei Goto," Inuhiko Yomota has written from Antananarivo. My distinguished international traveler-scholar friend was in Madagascar's capital to write a travelogue for the publisher Chikuma.

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  6. reenabling Windows weather gadgetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | Critical Section

    ... are eight characters, something like "USCA1228" (Westlake Village, California) or ""MAXX0002" (Antananarivo, Madagascar). PS this particular subject is a case study in useless misinformation spread all over the Internet. Honestly people, if you ...

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  7. Symbion Power Partners With Madagascar To Develop Seven New Power PlantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | Power Online

    Symbion Power, an American Independent Power Producer, and the most prolific investor in the African power sector from the United States announced today that it has entered into a Protocol D'Accord directly with His Excellency Hery Rajaonarimampianina, President of the Republic of Madagascar. The agreement covers the phased development of seven new power plants that will utilize biomass, solar and heavy fuel oil as primary fuel sources.

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  8. Symbion Power Partners with Madagascar to Develop Seven New Power PlantsRead the original story

    Friday Jul 24 | Business Wire

    His Excellency Hery Rajaonarimampianina, President of the Republic of Madagascar with Mr. Paul Hinks, Chief Executive Officer, Symbion Power )--Symbion Power, an American Independent Power Producer, and the most prolific investor in the African power sector from the United States announced today that it has entered into a Protocol D'Accord directly with His Excellency Hery Rajaonarimampianina, President of the Republic of Madagascar. The agreement covers the phased development of seven new power plants that will utilize biomass, solar and heavy fuel oil as primary fuel sources.

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  9. Feature: Madagascar to increase rice yield using Chinese hybrid riceRead the original story

    Friday Jul 24 | Xinhuanet

    Like other rice farmers in Madagascar, 19-year old Patrick Razanakoto is hopeful of increasing his rice yield after using Chinese hybrid rice seeds. "I decided to use hybrid rice when I saw my neighbour's yield," Razanakoto told Xinhua in his hometown of Ambatondrazaka, 268 km northeast of Madagascar's capital Antananarivo.

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  10. Innovative New Mobile Phone Service Offers Hope For Beating Water And Sanitation CrisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | PRWeb

    Ten year-old Olinoh smiles as she washes her hands in clean water from the school taps, Ampanasana Public Primary school, Miandrivazo, Madagascar, November 2012. Credit: WaterAid / Anna Kari It's an exciting and innovative model that gives mobile customers the ability to support causes that are meaningful to them without spending any additional money.

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  11. We need to celebrate our girls for their courage says Coach AdekaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | Vanguard

    Daudu Adeka, Coach of the national Under-16 female Basketball team on Tuesday, celebrated the team for their courage and performance at the championship. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the Nigerian U-16 female Basketball team won a Silver medal at the just concluded final round of the 4th FIBA-Africa U-16 Women Championship in Antananarivo, Madagascar.

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  12. The Magnificent Baobabs of MadagascarRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 16 | CNN

    On a recent trip to Madagascar, my travel partner and I made a specific trip to a place known as Avenue of the Baobabs. Here we marveled, in awe, at a grove of magnificent baobab trees.

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  13. World News Update, What you need to knowRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 14 | NEWS.com.au

    ... publishing history and half a century after her masterpiece To Kill a Mockingbird hit the shelves. ANTANANARIVO, Madagascar - UNESCO has thrown cold water over an American explorer's claims he has discovered the sunken treasure of infamous ...

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  14. Rwanda U16 women thrashed by MozambiqueRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 14 | Kigalidunker

    Rwanda U16 national women team suffered a disappointing start to the FIBA Africa U16 Championship for Women 2015 as they lost 96-22 on Sunday at the Palais des Sports Mahamasina in Madagascar's Capital City of Antananarivo. The first phase of the tournament will be played in a round robin format, with every team taking on its opponents in its respective group.

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  15. UNESCO says Madagascar pirate treasure claim is falseRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 14 | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    ... Washington state and then hiked through thick forest to safety in what a rescuer called a miracle. ANTANANARIVO, Madagascar (AP) - The United Nations is rejecting the assertion of an American underwater explorer who says his search in Madagascar ...

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  16. Hughes, Yolande DeniseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 13 | The Lakeland Ledger

    ... on Saturday, July 11, 2015, at the Good Shepherd Hospice Residence Center. Born August 26, 1929, in Tamatave, Madagascar, she came to the area from the Netherlands. Yolande graduated from Hotel Management School in Clermont Ferrand, France and from ...

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  17. FIBA hammer hangs over NigeriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 13 | Vanguard

    Less than two years after five boys in the national U-16 team were suspended over age issues in Benin Republic in 2013, Nigeria has again fallen foul of the rules following the suspension of three Nigerian girls in the on-going 2015 FIBA Africa U-16 Women Championship in Antananarivo, Madagascar. According to a circular signed by the FIBA Africa Secretary General, Alphonse Bile on Monday, stated that the technical application of the FIBA Internal Regulation governing eligibility of players found the Nigeria players culpable.

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  18. Cyclones cut Madagascar's 2015 economic growth forecast to 3.4 pct : July 10, 2015,Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 10 | Daily Times

    ANTANANARIVO: Cyclones that hit Madagascar earlier in the year have trimmed its 2015 economic growth forecast to 3.4 percent from 5.0 percent, the country said in its budget proposals, which include higher spending. One of Africa's poorest countries, Madagascar hopes to speed up economic growth by developing its natural resources.

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  19. Blackburn doctor's life-saving mission in MadagascarRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 9 | Lancashire Telegraph

    A JUNIOR doctor from East Lancashire has just returned from a life-saving trip to Madagascar to help children suffering from a deadly disease. Dr Stephen Spencer wanted to visit the remote villages on the Indian Ocean island to screen and treat youngsters suffering from bilharzia.

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  20. Africa: African Scientists Promote Solutions to Mitigate Climate ChangeRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 9 | AllAfrica.com

    ... of Antananarivo presented research on the introduction of "agro-ecological practices" among farmers in Central Madagascar - which have the effect of reducing carbon emissions on farms and improving productivity and people's livelihoods. Excerpts: ...

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