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Target Madagascar continues this week in the south west of the island, in one of Madagascar’s 43 national nature reserves.
Madagascar is on the verge of an oil and gas revolution, but how will it develop these new sectors of the economy for the benefit of all without ruining the environment?
Madagascar is desperately poor and needs to develop its vast natural resources, but it is also a global ecological treasure house, subject to international scrutiny. Global capital will not invest her
The annular solar eclipse was perfectly visible from the French island of Reunion, as well as Madagascar and other locations across Central Africa.
Seven years ago Madagascar was rocked by violence as a political coup turned bloody.
Madagascar’s parliament has voted to remove President Hery Rajaonarimanpianina from office. It’s thought 121 of 125 lawmakers backed the move
Floods in Madagascar have killed 14 people and forced more than 21,000 people from their homes in and around the capital Antananarivo. The
Over 40% of Madagascar’s crops could be directly threatened by the spread of locusts, despite various eradication programmes. According to the United
The World Health Organisation has sounded the alarm over an outbreak of the plague in Madagascar. It says 40 people have died since August, out of
In ‘Island of Lemurs: Madagascar’, Academy Award winner Morgan Freeman tells the story of the oldest surviving primates, the lemurs. Shot with
The politically volatile Indian ocean island of Madagascar looks set for more uncertainty after the winner of the presidential election was
Madagascar has been voting in round two of a presidential poll, which it is hoped will help one of Africa’s poorest nations emerge from political
Vote-counting has begun in Madagascar’s first presidential election since the 2009 military-backed takeover. The country hopes it will encourage
Madagascar is holding its first presidential election since outgoing leader Andry Rajoelina came to power in 2009 in a military-backed
A mob in Madagascar has burnt two Europeans to death amid claims they were involved in organ trafficking for witchcraft. An angry crowd hunted down
Singer Katy Perry took a trip to Madagascar in support of UNICEF to help draw attention to the problems faced by many residents of the island.
Europe’s Most Wanted, part three of the wildly successful Madagascar trilogy is screening out of competition at Cannes. Hollywood A-lister Ben
There are still over 1,000 passengers onboard the stricken Costa Allegra cruise ship, as it is slowly being towed to the main Seychelles island of
The cruise ship Costa Allegra, powerless on the Indian Ocean is under tow from a French tuna boat heading for the main island in the Seychelles. It
An Italian cruiser left adrift in the Indian Ocean after a power failure is not expected to reach land until Thursday. The Costa Allegra is being
There has been a second night of violence on the island of Reunion in the Indian Ocean over the high cost of living. St Denis and Port witnessed
Madagascar’s former president Marc Ravalomanana has failed in his attempt to return home after his plane was refused entry to the country’s airspace
Soldiers loyal to the president of Madagascar have put down a mutiny at an army barracks in the capital Antananarivo. A group of rebel soldiers had
People living in and around a mutinous army base in Madagascar have been warned to leave, as the government prepares to crush a putative
A group of military officers have revolted as Madagascar held a referendum on a new constitution that called for keeping a coup leader in power
Madagascar’s military leadership has promised to take swift action to crush what appears to be a coup attempt by dissident officers. The rebels say
A group of military officers in Madagascar on Wednesday claimed they have seized power as the country voted on constitutional reform. Madagascar’s
At least 34 people have been injured in Madagascar during pro-support demonstrations for the country’s former leader. Thousands of protesters for
Africa’s newest, and youngest, leader has been sworn in, in a ceremony boycotted by the outside world. The change of power in Madagascar has been