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Madagascar President resigns, ...

Madagascar President resigns, unclear rule in Antananarivo

Wednesday, March 18, 2009
Leadership in Madagascar is unclear as Madagascan President Marc Ravalomanana announced his resignation in favor of a military committee headed by...

More prisoners escape in Madagascar

http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2009-01/06/content_10613236.htm
Tuesday, January 06, 2009
In a serious of escapes from prisons in the Indian Ocean island country of Madagascar, seven prisoners run away from prison Monday afternoon in...

Daewoo leases African plantation

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/business/7737643.stm
Friday, November 21, 2008
South Korean firm Daewoo has unveiled plans to plant corn on one million acres of land in Madagascar, to sharply cut its reliance on US imports.

13 missing from ship off coast of Madagascar; two rescued

WIKI NEWS http://en.wikinews.org
Monday, July 14, 2008
Thirteen people are missing from a boat believed to have sunk off Madagascar's Sainte Marie island on Thursday. Several Chinese people were on board,...
MADAGASCAR: New eco-deals prot...

MADAGASCAR: New eco-deals protect unique forests

IRIN NEWS http://irinnews.org
Thursday, June 19, 2008
Madagascar has signed a series of environment agreements to protect unique forests and support local communities as part of a commitment by the...
MADAGASCAR: Despite odds, coun...

MADAGASCAR: Despite odds, country saves more trees

IRIN http://www.irinnews.org
Wednesday, April 23, 2008
Despite a demand for more agricultural land, poverty-stricken Madagascar has managed to reduce deforestation by almost half, environment groups say. ...
MADAGASCAR: Rift Valley Fever ...

MADAGASCAR: Rift Valley Fever hits island

IRIN http://www.irinnews.org
Tuesday, April 22, 2008
Rift Valley Fever (RVF) has infected more than 400 people in Madagascar, with at least 17 fatalities, according to the Ministry of Health (MoH). ...
World Bank Board Approves US$4...

World Bank Board Approves US$40 Million Additional Financing for the Integrated Growth Poles Project in Madagascar

Monday, April 21, 2008
The World Bank Group’s Board of Executive Directors approved today an additional financing in an amount of US$40 million to the Republic of...
MADAGASCAR: Cash shortage hits...

MADAGASCAR: Cash shortage hits cyclone food aid delivery

Saturday, April 19, 2008
A funding shortfall has prevented vital food aid deliveries to tens of thousands of Malagasy people hit by this year's deadly cyclones, leaving many...
International humanitarian com...

International humanitarian community seeks $30 million for 239,000 peole affected by cyclones in Madagascar

OCHA
Monday, March 31, 2008
The international humanitarian community is seeking more than $30 million to support the Government of Madagascar in providing relief to 239,000...
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