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Wednesday, 11-26-14, 9:21Bubonic Plague Festers in Madagascar's Slums[Deutsche Welle]The bubonic plague: it still gives Europeans the creeps, centuries after it wiped out swathes of Europe. The disease still exists; Peru, China and the US regularly report cases. But one island isparticularly hard hit. read more...
Tuesday, 11-25-14, 14:34UN Health Agency Warns of 'Rapid' Spread of Plague in Capital[UN News]The United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) has warned of a "rapid" spread of the plague in the capital of Madagascar, where health authorities have reported 119 cases of the bacterial disease, including at least 40 deaths in the island nation. read more...
Saturday, 11-22-14, 6:45Nation Hit by Deadly Plague[WHO]On 4 November 2014, WHO was notified by the Ministry of Health of Madagascar of an outbreak of plague. The first case, a male from Soamahatamana village in the district of Tsiroanomandidy, was identified on 31 August. The patient died on 3 September. read more...
Wednesday, 11-12-14, 10:46IMF Staff Concludes 2014 Article IV Mission to Madagascar[IMF]End-of-Mission press releases include statements of IMF staff teams that convey preliminary findings after a visit to a country. read more...
Thursday, 11-06-14, 5:20Zim Meets Madagascar in Music Collab[The Herald]A potentially explosive music collaboration unfolds in Harare and Bulawayo this weekend with the arrival of charismatic guitarist, singer, multi-instrumentalist, composer and dancer HAJAmadagascar from Madagascar. read more...
Monday, 11-03-14, 17:08Malian President Pays Solidarity Visit to Liberia[Heritage]Monrovia -The President of Mali, Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, Saturday paid a one-day solidarity visit to Liberia. During the visit, the Malian President held closed door discussions with President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf at her Foreign Ministry office in Monrovia. read more...
Tuesday, 10-21-14, 9:24The Fight Against Exploitation Of Underage Domestic Workers[Gender Links]For years socio-economic crises in many countries has pushed young girls into domestic work.Girls are carrying the burden of supporting their families financially. This has a downside as these girls are prone to many abuses in host families. In Madagascar, there is continued efforts to fight against underage domestic labour. Read more... read more...
Monday, 10-20-14, 6:37SADC Angry At Arrest of Former Madagascar President[CAJ News]Pretoria -THE Southern African Development Community (SADC) region has expressed grave concern over the illegal detention of former Madagascar president Marc Ravalomanana. read more...
Friday, 10-17-14, 11:24Ban Urges Respect of Democratic Institutions As Former President Returns[UN News]United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today rejected remarks made by former President of Madagascar, Marc Ravalomanana, challenging the legitimacy of his country's democratic institutions. read more...
Thursday, 10-16-14, 12:45SADC Speaks Out On Madagascar[SAnews.gov.za]The Southern African Development Community (SADC) has expressed sadness at the arrest of former President Marc Ravalomanana after his return to Madagascar. read more...

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