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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 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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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....

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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Court Sustains sentence for environmental Activist in Madagascar

In response to the Fianarantsoa Appeal Court’s decision to uphold a two-year suspended jail sentence against environmental human rights defender Raleva for questioning the...
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Madagascar: criminalizing the right to protest is wrong

Amid escalating tensions following the Malagasy government’s reiteration of a ban on political protests, Amnesty International’s Regional Director for Southern Africa Deprose Muchena said: ...
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...
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Captain of Aduana mentions poor officiating for Aduana’s fate

Emmanuel Akuoko, captain of Aduana Stars, has blamed the team's recent 2:1 loss to Fosa Juniors in their Confederation Of African Football (CAF) Confederations...
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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Madagascar Must Revoke Raleva’s Sentence

Malagasy authorities should quash the two-year suspended jail sentence handed in 2017 to an environmental activist who was targeted for questioning the activities of...
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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...

Uganda to face Madagascar ahead of 2018 World Cup qualifier

Uganda's Cranes will face Madagascar in an international friendly on Wednesday to prepare for a 2018 World Cup qualifier against Ghana. Humphrey Mandu, the assistant...
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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...
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First ever African Land Commissioners meeting held in Accra

The first ever meeting of African Land Commissioners opened in Accra Monday with Ghana’s Lands and Natural Resources Minister, John-Peter Amewu, lamenting the extreme...

IMF approves US$86 Million grant for Madagascar

The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) completed the first review of Madagascar’s economic performance under a program supported by an Extended...

Jenny Dee appointed as Australian High Commissioner to Mauritius

Australian Foreign Affairs Minister, Julie Bishop has announced Miss Jenny Dee as the next Australia High Commissioner to Mauritius. The decision was made public in...

CAF in perspective: Review of President Ahmad’s first 100 days

Today 24 June actually marks 100 days exactly since Ahmad came into office as the 7th President of CAF. It was on 16 March that...

Madagascar has great business prospects – President Hery

The President of Madagascar, Mr Hery Rajaonarimampianina, has called on the South African business community to invest in Madagascar. President Rajaonarimampianina made the call during...

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. ...

Over 500 people get free hearing screening in Kumasi

Over 500 people in the Kumasi Metropolis have benefited from a free hearing screening exercise organized jointly by the Ear, Nose and Throat...
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FIFA rankings: small gains for Africa

With many club seasons nearing their climax, it was a quiet month on the international front – a fact reflected in the latest FIFA/Coca-Cola...
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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. ...

Madagascar Make It Into 2019 AFCON Qualifiers

Madagascar won successive Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers for the first time since 2007 by defeating Sao Tome e Principe 3-2 on Sunday to...
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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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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...

Issa Hayatou’s Contender Outlines Vision For African Football

The head of Madagascar's FA is the sole challenger to the Cameroonian, who has led Caf since 1988. Central to Ahmad's manifesto is a desire...
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Senegal Emerge Winners Of Beach Soccer Championship.

Senegal beat host naton, Nigeria 8-4 to emerge winners of the 2016 African Beach Soccer Championship. Emeka of Nigeria was voted the Best Players with...
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Nigeria, Senegal Book Place In FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup

....The African finalists also book their place at the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup. CAF Beach Soccer Africa Cup of Nations hosts Nigeria and Senegal...