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Chinese embassy organizes media salon on BRF outcomes

The Chinese Embassy in Madagascar organized a media salon on Friday to introduce to Malagasy journalists the outcomes of the Second Belt and Road...
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Chinese artists stage spectacular show in Madagascar

Chinese artists from Shenzhen Arts Company staged a spectacular show here for a Malagasy audience on Monday, with applause and laughter filling the hall...
Madagascan President-elect Andry Rajoelina views guard of honour during his swearing-in ceremony at Mahamasina stadium in Antananarivo, capital of Madagascar, Jan. 19, 2019. Andry Rajoelina was sworn in as Madagascar's president on Saturday at Mahamasina stadium in the Madagascan capital city of Antananarivo. (Xinhua/Sitraka)

Madagascar’s newly-elected president appoints cabinet members

Five days after his swearing-in as Madagascar's President, Andry Rajoelina appointed 22 members of the government on Thursday in Madagascar's capital city. ...
Madagascar's newly appointed Prime Minister Christian Ntsay attends his handover ceremony from outgoing Prime Minister Olivier Mahafaly in Antananarivo, Madagascar June 6, 2018. REUTERS/Clarel Faniry Rasoanaivo

Christian Ntsay reappointed Madagascar’s prime minister

Christian Ntsay was reappointed Madagascar's prime minister, the deputy general secretary of the presidency Tiana Andriamaholy said Monday evening just after a government council...
Madagascan President-elect Andry Rajoelina views guard of honour during his swearing-in ceremony at Mahamasina stadium in Antananarivo, capital of Madagascar, Jan. 19, 2019. Andry Rajoelina was sworn in as Madagascar's president on Saturday at Mahamasina stadium in the Madagascan capital city of Antananarivo. (Xinhua/Sitraka)

Madagascar’s New Leader Andry Rajoelina Sworn into Office

Andry Rajoelina was sworn in as Madagascar's president on Saturday at Mahamasina stadium in the Madagascan capital city of Antananarivo. "From now on, Malagasy...
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President Andry Nirina Rajoelina Commends Ghana’s Developmental Strides

The new President of Madagascar, Mr Andry Nirina Rajoelina, has applauded President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo's vision of moving Ghana to a state beyond...
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Madagascar High Court Defends Rajoelina’s Election

Madagascar's High Constitutional Court upheld Tuesday the victory of Andry Rajoelina in the second round of presidential vote last month. "We declare that Mr....
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Rajoelina Takes Commanding Lead in Madagascar’s presidential run-off

Andry Rajoelina led in Madagascar Dec. 19 presidential run-off, according to provisional results published by the Independent National Election Commission (INEC) on Monday. ...

Amnesty International To Launch Their Expose Report On October 23

Amnesty International will launch a report on 23 October exposing how the widespread use of pre-trial detention is keeping thousands in life threatening prison...
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Madagascar’s new PM sets up a consensus government

Madagascar's Prime Minister Christian Ntsay Monday evening set up a consensus government aimed at preparing the presidential election. Also aimed at ending the current political...
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Madagascar ruling, opposition parties both hold gatherings to express opinions

The ruling and opposition parties both held assemblies Saturday in two different areas in Antananarivo, the Madagascar's capital city. About ten kilometers at the north...
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Madagascar court rejects conflictual points in electoral law

Madagascar High Constitutional Court (HCC) has judged as unconstitutional some points in the electoral law, source of the current political crisis in Madagascar, the...
People carry a man shot in the abdomen during clashes with police at an opposition protest against new election laws in Madagascar

Madagascar’s leader says opposition protests equals to a coup

Madagascar's president Hery Rajaonarimampianina on Sunday described an opposition-led demonstration on Saturday in the capital, Antananarivo, as a coup attempt. "Madagascar is a country respecting...
People carry a man shot in the abdomen during clashes with police at an opposition protest against new election laws in Madagascar

One dead, 17 harmed amid opposition protests in Madagascar

One was shot dead, while 17 others were injured during opposition demonstrations on Saturday in Antananarivo, capital of Madagascar, Madagascar's Prime minister Olivier Mahafaly...
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Cyclone Ava hits eastern Madagascar, kills 1

Tropical cyclone Ava landed in Toamasina, northeast Madagascar, on Friday around 01:00 p.m. local time (04:00 GMT), the country's meteorological service said. "Ava has further...
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Madagascar to export 17,000 tons of litchis

Madagascar will export 17,000 tons of litchis this season, the country's group of litchis exporters said on Monday. A so-called litchis campaign will open in...

Madagascar’s former president Albert Zafy dies

Madagascar's former president Albert Zafy died on Friday in the French-ruled Island La Reunion, Madagascar's presidency said in its facebook official page. "Albert Zafy was...
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Death toll from plague rises to 48 in Madagascar

The number of people killed by plague has risen to 48 in Madagascar, authorities said on Tuesday. During the Aug. 1-Oct. 10 period, the health...
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Madagascar hopes to boost economic growth through agricultural transformation

Madagascar hopes to realize economic development through agricultural transformation, Madagascar's President Hery Rajaonarimampianina said on Thursday. "I am committed to give new impetus to the...

Madagascar on way to make autonomous electricity/water company

Madagascar is on way to make autonomous its electricity and water company JIRAMA to provide quality service, a senior official said Thursday. ...
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Madagascar business community denounces growing insecurity

The business community in Madagascar on Thursday issued a statement to voice their concern about the growing insecurity in the country. "The...
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“Chinese Bridge” language contest held in Madagascar

Madagascar's representative to the 16th Chinese Bridge, Chinese Proficiency Competition for Foreign College Students, was selected on Saturday at Confucius Institute in Antananarivo University. ...
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Madagascar’s Andriamiasasoa elected president of African football confederation

President of Madagascar's Football Federation (FMF) Augustin Ahmad was elected president of the Confederation of African football (CAF), FMF vice president Doda Andriamiasasoa said...
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Madagascar increases rice import to cope with lean season

Madagascar has decided to raise its monthly rice import to 60,000 tonnes to cope with lean seasons, an official said Friday. Valonirina...
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Madagascar’s currency reserves record 40-percent increase

Madagascar's currency reserves has increased by 40 percent from 2015, a government official said Friday. Madagascar's currency reserves stand currently at about...
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Water, power supply in Madagascar’s capital returning to normal

Water and electricity supply to Antananarivo, Madagascar's capital, "is returning to normal," Madagascar's prime minister said Thursday. "The electricity supply by the...

Madagascar president expects harmonious emergence of country

Madagascar's president Hery Rajaonarimampianina said Friday conditions are ripe for a "harmonious emergence" of Madagascar. "Madagascar has now the opportunities to achieve...
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Fight against corruption in Madagascar declines for past eight years

The fight against corruption in Madagascar has declined for the past eight years, the General Director of the Independent Anti-Corruption Bureau (Bianco) Jean Louis...
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OIF chief to focus on youth and women issues

Secretary-General of International Organization of La Francophonie (OIF) Michaelle Jean plans to take a closer look at issues affecting young people and women, her...
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Sept. 8 China-related world news summary at 1000 GMT

ANTANANARIVO -- Malagasy citizens have hailed the helpful presence of the Chinese medical team in Madagascar, according to a TV documentary by Madagascar's national...