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Monday, 12-14-15, 8:54World Bank Approves Us$55 Million to Improve Public Finance Management in Madagascar[World Bank] The World Bank's Board of Executive Directors approved a US$55 million International Development Association (IDA)* credit for a Resilience Development Policy Operation for Madagascar to support efforts by the Ministry of Finance and Budget in improving the efficiency of public finance management. read more...
Monday, 12-07-15, 10:17Restoring Africa's Landscape - 10 Countries Unite to Combat Deforestation[RFI] Ten African countries have committed to restoring 100 million hectares of degraded and deforested land across the continent over the next 15 years. The plan, which costs $1.6bn (?1.4bn), will be underpinned by a $1bn investment from the World Bank and the rest from private sector investment. read more...
Thursday, 12-03-15, 13:44Heroin Busts Disrupt Smuggling of U.S.$365 Thousand Worth of Drugs[Seychelles News Agency] Madagascar and Seychelles -A Seychellois national has been arrested in the neighbouring Indian Ocean island of Madagascar after he was caught in possession of illegal drugs. read more...
Tuesday, 12-01-15, 10:43UN Pilot Project to Address African Disasters[CAJ News] Johannesburg -THE United Nations Habitat Programme is piloting a new tool aimed at helping African cities adapt to natural disasters and challenges. read more...
Monday, 11-30-15, 11:09The Endangered Lifeline of Sharks[Al Jazeera] Nosy Andranambala, Madagascar - It's 40 years this year since the first Jaws film came out. The Hollywood blockbuster and its sequels traumatised generations of cinema-goers with tales of vengeful predators stalking the shallows, baying for human blood. read more...
Thursday, 11-26-15, 9:41Arsu Retains Zone 7 Volleyball Club Championship Title[Seychelles News Agency] Seychelles and Madagascar -The Seychelles women's team Arsu has proved that they are a real force in regional volleyball after emerging the winner of the Confederation of African Volleyball's Zone 7 Club Championship, which ended at the weekend. read more...
Wednesday, 11-18-15, 9:51Madagascar PM Taken to France for Treatment[Nation] Madagascar's Premier Jean Ravelonarivo is being treated in a Paris hospital after suffering a mild heart attack. read more...
Monday, 11-16-15, 10:53Govt Moves Closer to Reforming Gender Discriminatory Law[Fahamu] Madagascar is one of 27 countries around the world which continues to deny women the ability to confer citizenship on their children on an equal basis with men. Twenty MPs have committed to reform the current law. read more...
Monday, 11-16-15, 7:49Namibia Win Sevens Plate Trophy[Namibian] Namibia's Sevens rugby team won the Plate trophy after beating Madagascar 24-17 in the Plate final in Johannesburg on Sunday. read more...

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