Madagascar

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Brandi Carlile<p>Amos Lee<p>REO Speedwagon<p>Ashanti<p>From left: Emily Dominguez, 8, of St. Louis, Isabelle Bender, 10, of O'Fallon, and Adriana Hinojosa, 8, of …

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Madagascar caught in spiral of decline after decades of neglect | Financial Times

Madagascar’s presidential palace, built on a grandiose scale by North Korea, sits on manicured grounds about 15km outside Antananarivo. Its splendid …

Africa

USAID awards Tetra Tech $22M contract

Tetra Tech (NASDAQ:TTEK) won $22M, single-award contract from U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) to support biodiversity protection …

Business

Madagascar Court Orders President to Form New Government

Madagascar’s Constitutional Court has instructed President Hery Rajaonarimampianina to appoint a new prime minister within seven days and ruled that …

Indian Ocean

Madagascar fact of the day

President Hery Rajaonarimampianina is weathering the latest in a series of political crises that have debilitated his nation since independence in …

Economics

The issue

In Madagascar 76.5 percent of the population lives in poverty, which means that most people are unable to afford adequate nutrition or access to …

Public Health

Plane crashes in Madagascar, all five on board killed

ANTANANARIVO (Reuters) - An airplane belonging to a private company crashed in Antananarivo on Monday killing all five people on board, the Civil Aviation of Madagascar said in a statement, without disclosing the cause of the accident.<p>The Piper PA 31 aircraft operated by Madagascar Trans Air, a …

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Madagascar’s predators are probably vulnerable to toxic toads

The Asian common toad, an invasive species in Madagascar, produces a toxin in its skin that’s probably toxic to most of the island’s predators.

Zoology

Toxic Toad Threatens Madagascar's Biodiversity

Sometimes in the movies, a newcomer wanders into town and ends up bringing everybody together and saving Christmas. But when it comes to invasive …

Zoology

Madagascar’s ‘youth first’ creates leaders

For Olivia Malala Rakotondrasoa, creating and managing her own company had been a dream. But she had no clue on which industry to invest in before …

Self-confidence

Madagascar Photo Safari

Nelavy our guide stops an ox cart.A pair of oxen are pulling a load of five tightly packed charcoal sacks. While Nolavy is negotiating with the owner …

Coca-Cola

Africa Code Week 2018 Begins With Workshops In Madagascar

Africa Code Week Aiming To Empower Youth, Begins With Madagascar Coding Workshops<p>Written by Peter Pedroncelli <br>Jun 14, 2018<p>Ahead of the start of …

Africa

phylogenetic analysis of the genus Aloe (Asphodelaceae) in Madagascar and the Mascarene Islands | Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society

<i>Aloe</i> (Asphodelaceae) is a typical element of the succulent flora of the eastern Indian Ocean islands of Madagascar, the Mascarene Islands of …

Indian Ocean

UN Chief Welcomes Madagascar's Unity Govt

The formation of a government of national unity follows a Constitutional Court decision on May 25 that called on President Hery Rajaonarimampianina …

Africa

Conference of Experts in Madagascar on the Implementation in Africa of a Quality Physical Education and the Kazan Action Plan

The government of Madagascar, in partnership with UNESCO, the African Union and the International Council of Sport Science and Physical Education …

Education

Madagascar’s cardinal-designate works quietly for improvements for poor

CAPE TOWN, South Africa — Cardinal-designate Desire Tsarahazana of Toamasina, Madagascar, is a quiet leader who is as comfortable talking to …

Cape Town

Top 18 Things to Do in Antananarivo, Madagascar

Fondly known as Tana, Madagascar’s capital is home to Ivato International Airport (TNR) and as such is the first port of call for most overseas …

Airports

Why Madagascar’s Vanilla Is Now More Expensive Than Silver

Fears over the destruction of vanilla plants have been growing for years. After hurricane Enawo hit the island (the largest to hit Madagascar in over …

Ice Cream

Madagascar has new government after 'negotiations' - president

Madagascar's president, Hery Rajaonarimampianina, said on Monday that a new government had been appointed following a court ruling requiring a …

Indian Ocean

Madagascar's president names consensus cabinet, promises fair election

ANTANANARIVO (Reuters) - Madagascar's president named a new cabinet and promised free elections late on Monday, after a court ordered him to form a consensus government in an effort to end a political crisis.<p>The cabinet includes allies to the three most powerful politicians on the Indian Ocean …

World News

Indianapolis Zoo works to help nurse 10,000 radiated tortoises in Madagascar back to health

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Ten-thousand radiated tortoises were recently discovered inside a house in Madagascar. Officials believe the animals went for …

Zoology

Statement attributable to the Spokesman for the Secretary-General on Madagascar [scroll down for French version] | United Nations Secretary-General

The Secretary-General welcomes the formation on 11 June of a new Government in Madagascar and the recent appointment of Mr. Christian Ntsay as Prime …

United Nations

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Bangor Uni team tackles toad invasion of Madagascar

<b>An invasive species of Asian toad could devastate wildlife on Madagascar, according to biologists at Bangor University.</b><p>They are part of an international team which says the toad's poisonous skin will kill animals preying on them.<p>It is thought they only arrived on the African island around 2010 as …

Zoology

Bafana Bafana Win Plate Final At 2018 Cosafa Cup

Bafana Bafana Win Plate Final At 2018 Cosafa CupGoals from Motjeka Madisha, Aubrey Modiba and Lebohang Maboe handed South Africa a 3-0 win over …

South Africa

Velogic to represent WACO System in Mauritius, Madagascar, Réunion

June 8, 2018: The WACO System has appointed Velogic to represent the exclusive network of independent freight forwarders in the islands of Mauritius, …

East Africa

Madagascar PM quits as court seeks end to political crisis

Madagascar's prime minister has resigned as part of a court-ordered effort to overcome a political crisis in a country struggling with instability and poverty.<p>The resignation Monday of Prime Minister Olivier Mahafaly Solonandrasana opens the way for the appointment of a candidate deemed acceptable …

Africa

Revealing Measles Outbreak Risk With a Nested IgG Serosurvey in Madagascar | American Journal of Epidemiology

Madagascar reports few measles cases annually and high vaccination campaign coverage. However, the underlying age profile of immunity and risk of a …

Public Health

Bafana drop down the Fifa rankings after costly defeat to Madagascar

South Africa’s disappointing home draw with Madagascar in the 2018 COSAFA Cup quarterfinals on Sunday has cost them two places in the attest FIFA …

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