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Monday, 03-16-15, 10:21PM Meets Special Envoy of Madagascar's President[Egypt Online] Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab met on Sunday 15/3/2015 with the special envoy of Madagascar's president on the sidelines of Egypt Economic Development Conference (EEDC) in Sharm el Sheikh. read more...
Monday, 03-16-15, 8:34The Social Legacy of Slavery[Waza] Despite the abolition of slavery decreed on September 26, 1896 in Madagascar, the terms relating to the old hierarchical system: Andriana (noble), Hova (vacant), Mainty or Andevo (black or slaves) continue to be used. If the slave status no longer exists, it's legacy remains strong. Waza blogger, Miola Rajaonarivelo* reflects on the effects of this legacy on her own life. read more...
Sunday, 03-15-15, 11:57Tana River Revenue Collection[The Star] Tana River county has collected only 6.7 per cent of its 2014-15 estimated Sh120 million revenue in its first six months of the financial year. read more...
Friday, 03-13-15, 11:05The 'Cannibalism' of the Malagasy[New Times] You are either in Madagascar for business or pleasure, but if you are overly adventurous, you could easily venture into the depth of the world's fourth largest island's culture; something that might leave you perplexed. read more...
Tuesday, 03-10-15, 11:31Red Cross Mobilizes Teams As Flooding Inundates Madagascar[IFRC] With more heavy rains expected this week, the Malagasy Red Cross Society has teams and materials positioned and ready to respond to growing needs following already extensive flooding which has left thousands homeless. read more...
Thursday, 03-05-15, 14:40Disaster-Prone Madagascar Battles Flooding and Drought[IRIN] Antananarivo -Authorities in Madagascar are struggling to respond to increasingly severe flooding in the central highlands region of the country that includes the capital, Antananarivo, in addition to a prolonged drought in the south. read more...
Thursday, 03-05-15, 11:36IMF Staff Concludes Staff Visit to Madagascar[IMF] End-of-Mission press releases include statements of IMF staff teams that convey preliminary findings after a visit to a country. The views expressed in this statement are those of the IMF staff and do not necessarily represent the views of the IMF's Executive Board. This mission will not result in a Board discussion. read more...
Tuesday, 02-24-15, 7:12Botswana Stuns Madagascar in Antananarivo[CAF]Botswana proved too strong for hosts Madagascar managing a 3-1 win in their first leg First Round qualifier of the All Africa Games (Women) Congo 2015. read more...
Friday, 02-20-15, 13:01Act Alliance Preliminary Appeal - Response to Cyclones and Floods in Madagascar[Thomson Reuters Foundation]On 16 January, 2014 Tropical Cyclone Chedza hit the south-western part of the country in the regions of Menabe and Melaky with heavy rains accompanied by strong winds of 100km/hr and a displacement of 15km/hr causing severe damage and massive flooding in most parts of North West of Madagascar. The persistent heavy rainfalls brought about severe flooding in most parts of the country. read more...
Thursday, 02-19-15, 10:38Giving Power to the People - Govt Creates First Community-Controlled Shark Sanctuary[Seychelles News Agency]Antongil Bay -The Indian Ocean island of Madagascar is considered to be rich in biodiversity, boasting lemurs, baobabs, rainforest, beaches, desert, as well as a multitude of smaller islands off the country's main coastline and pristine marine reefs. read more...

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