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Wednesday, 10-01-14, 8:59China Celebrates 65th Anniversary of National Day in Madagascar[Focac]Antananarivo -Chinese Embassy in Madagascar celebrated on Friday the 65th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China in Madagascar's capital Antananarivo, receiving warm congratulations from Malagasy officials. read more...
Monday, 09-22-14, 14:04Madagascar Launches CARMMA[UNFPA]Madagascar became the 44th African country to launch CARMMA, the Campaign on Accelerated Reduction of Maternal Mortality in Africa, on 15 September. Madagascar joins the other islands of the Indian Ocean, which have launched the campaign and put in place key activities to ensure an end to preventable maternal, newborn and child deaths. read more...
Friday, 09-19-14, 12:03Madagascar - the Curse of Economic Growth[Fahamu]With its wealth of natural resources, Madagascar has the potential for healthy economic growth, yet remains mostly poor. The government must stop elites from fighting over national profits in a way that keeps plunging the country into turmoil and recession read more...
Wednesday, 09-17-14, 13:24World Hunger Falls, but 805 Million Still Chronically Undernourished[FAO]Rome -MDG target to halve proportion of world's hungry still within reach by end of 2015 read more...
Friday, 09-12-14, 10:33Zim Davis Cup Team Beat Madagascar, Top Pool A[The Herald]THE Zimbabwe Davis Cup team overcome the loss of a game to beat Madagascar and finish top of their Pool A at the Group III Africa Group round-robin matches in Cairo, Egypt, yesterday. Benjamin Lock lost the opening game but Takanyi Garanganga evened the scores when he beat his opponent 6-1, 6-4. Garanganga and Mark Fynn then played in the decisive doubles match which they won 6-4, 4-6, 7-6 (7-0). read more...
Thursday, 09-11-14, 12:23Madagascar's Youth Urged to Be Bold Leaders[UNFPA]"Be bold and move forward. The responsibility is yours first and foremost - I encourage you to be responsible young leaders. I count on you!" read more...
Saturday, 08-30-14, 7:28Locust Swarms Fill Antananarivo Skies[VOA]Locust swarms filled the skies over Madagascar's capital this week. However, an expert says it does not mean the locust plague in the nation has returned. read more...
Tuesday, 08-19-14, 3:24Madagascar Leader Grateful[The Herald]Victoria Falls -MADAGASCAN President Hery Rajaonarimampianina has applauded SADC's intervention in brokering peace in his country which paved way for the December 2013 elections that restored stability in his country. The former finance minister won the presidential election on December 20, the first in the country since the 2009 coup that plunged Madagascar into a political crisis that has sharply slowed economic growth and deepened poverty. read more...
Friday, 08-08-14, 13:26Endnote Collaborates With Science Hack Day to Bring Global Event to Madagascar[PR Newswire]Antananarivo, Madagascar -Africa's first Science Hack Day will unite designers, developers and scientists to explore new scientific concepts read more...
Tuesday, 08-05-14, 9:33Jail Terms for Defaming Officials Online Under New Law[RSF]Madagascar's National Assembly has quietly adopted a cybercrime law that provides for prison sentences for anyone insulting or defaming a state representative online. read more...

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