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
Madagascar’s Port of Toamasina, the economic heart of the country.
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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.
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
Madagascar’s Hery Rajaonarimampianina and Jean Louis Robinson are looking at a head-to-head battle for the presidency.
A run-off vote will be held
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
A crowd burnt two Europeans alive in Madagascar amid suspicions they had killed a local boy, police said.
Witnesses said the two men – one of whom
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.
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
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
A cruise ship owned by the same company that operated the ill-fated Costa Concordia has been rescued by a French fishing vessel.