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Madagascar: Generals arrested for alleged plot to kill President

– – Five generals are among 21 people arrested in connection with an alleged plot to assassinate President of Madagascar, Andry Rajoelina. The generals are part of a total of 12 military personnel arrested over the attempted coup, a senior prosecutor said. Six people including a French citizen were also arrested last month for their roles in the plot with… Read More
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Madagascar says it foiled ‘plot to kill president’

– – The government of Madagascar has said that it has foiled an attempt to assassinate President Andry Rajoelina. According to a statement from the attorney general the suspects were planning to “eliminate and neutralise” a number of people as well. Prosecutors say Malagasy citizens and other foreigners who were part of the plot have been arrested as part of… Read More
Africa Madagascar World 

Madagascar: Families eating mud due to worst drought in 40 years

– – Some families in southern Madagascar are reportedly eating mud as the country experiences its worst drought in four decades. The World Food Programme which made the shocking revelation said the worst drought in southern Madagascar is causing hunger and famine-like condition. Its director, David Beasley, who’s just visited the area, said that without immediate assistance more than half a… Read More
Africa Madagascar West Africa World 

Madagascar’s former president Ratsiraka dies aged 84

– – Madagascar‘s ex-president Didier Ratsiraka has died aged 84, according to the government. He died on Sunday after he was hospitalized with a flu, the current President Andry Rajoelina announced on Twitter. “The Malagasy have lost an illustrious patriot,” Rajoelina said. Ce dimanche 28 mars 2021, l’ancien Président, l’Amiral Didier Ignace RATSIRAKA s’est éteint à l’âge de 84 ans.… Read More
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Madagascar launches Covid-19 Capsule Cure

– – Madagascar has launched capsules from its much touted “Covid-Organics” herbal cure for the coronavirus. The capsules contain extracts of a local Malagasy plant artemisia which has proven anti-malarial properties. The tablets also have other indigenous herbs such as ravintsara with officials saying it is effective in curing and treating coronavirus infections. The previous herbal remedy called ‘COVID-Organics'(CVO) was… Read More
Investments Madagascar 

Madagascar : dans le sud-ouest, routes et ponts changent la vie des populations avec le soutien de la Banque africaine de développement

Blaise et Hélène Juliette Retrama habitent, depuis près de 20 ans, à Ankililoake, commune du sud-ouest de Madagascar. Au fil du temps, ils sont passés d’agriculteurs à grossistes, puis gérants d’un hôtel. « Nous avons commencé dans l’agriculture, se souvient Blaise. Après les récoltes, nous avons construit un hôtel sur le terrain que nous possédions. Maintenant, nous aimerions vraiment l’agrandir car… Read More
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Madagascar: British student dies after opening plane door

Police in Madagascar have revealed that a British student who was studying at the Cambridge University died after falling from a plane. The student, according to police fell to her death on the African island nation when she opened the door of a small plane in mid-air. Alana Cutland, 19 was from Milton Keynes in Buckinghamshire. UK Foreign Office confirmed… Read More
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Madagascar dockworkers protest at Parliament as global union warns Africa against partnering with ICTSI

The plight of the Malagasy 43 – dockworkers sacked in Madagascar for standing up for their rights – has reached the highest levels of the Madgascan Government today with protests at Parliament and meetings scheduled with Government to try and resolve the dispute. The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) and local Madagascan union SYGMMA will be meeting with Minister of… Read More

Press Release: Raising youth awareness around health and sanitation issues

Youth, keep yourself clean; it reflects the place you live”. That was the main message the peer educators have delivered recently during the awareness-raising activity they have carried out at the URBANATIC Analamahitsy where young people have been invited to participate in a cultural and sporting event. Issues around health and sanitation have been identified as one of the root... Read More