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Over 1200 die in Madagascar’s measles outbreak

More than 1,200 people have died in the ongoing measles outbreak in Madagascar, the biggest in the country's history. Over 115,000 are affected by the...

Andry Rajoelina set to be Madagascar president

Former Madagascan President Andry Rajoelina has defeated his rival Marc Ravalomanana in the presidental runoff vote in Madagascar. He won 55 percent of the vote...

Madagascar completes first round of presidential elections; incumbent out of race

Madagascar has completed a peaceful first round of presidential election, which saw the incumbent president getting out, leading to two former presidential to face...

More than 40 percent of Madagascar’s freshwater life sliding toward extinction,...

By Mongabay In an assessment of 653 freshwater plant and animal species living on Madagascar and nearby islands, biologists found that 43 percent are...

How kids in a low-income country use laptops: lessons from Madagascar

A Malagasy girl works on her laptop. http://www.nosykombaproject.org/gallerie-photos/ Sandra Nogry, Université de Cergy-Pontoise Every child, no matter what country they’re from or their social background, should have...

WHO chief reiterate support to Madagascar in tackling plague epidemic

The WHO Director-General has reiterated the organisation's support to tackle the challenge of controlling plague epidemic in the country, as he concluded his three-day...

New cases of plague come down in Madagascar

While there have been 1,801 confirmed, probable and suspected cases of plague in Madagascar so far, that caused 127 deaths, the number of suspected...

Plague in Madagascar spreading to other countries

The World Health Organisation has put nine countries on high alert following the outbreak of deadly airborne plague in Madagascar which has lead to...

Plague kills 94 in Madagascar

Plague outbreak in Madagascar has resulted in 94 deaths as of Friday, according to the World Health Orgaisation. The number of suspected cases have crossed...

Statelessness affects millions in Africa. Madagascar is tackling the problem

Madagascar is taking steps towards addressing statelessness with a new nationality law. Shutterstock Cristiano D'Orsi, University of Johannesburg Three years ago the United Nations took steps to...

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