Featured stories about Madagascar
Stories about Madagascar
"In response to Chief Minister Andrew Barr’s kind words, I’d like to say 'You’re welcome' ;p. Though please don’t tell him that I’m not actually at home right now!"
The storm lost intensity before it hit the country. With memories still fresh of Cyclone IDAI, which left 600 dead in March 2019, Mozambicans feared the worst.
From long-time leaders stepping down to citizens rising up, a cautious hope surges alongside the continuous struggle. Here are our favorite stories from across Africa in 2018.
"It is crucial that these communities know that they are not alone in their fight and that other citizens support their cause."
The livelihoods of Madagascar’s coastal communities will be seriously threatened if they must compete with the potential catch capacity of these fishing boats.
"By calling them an African team it seems you are denying their Frenchness."
89% of children report having suffered from domestic abuse at least once and 30% of minors in the island have had a child.
The next presidential election shows every sign of bringing another stormy episode to political life in Madagascar.
Moral of the story so far: No one is anonymous behind his screen; don’t take everything that is said on the internet at face value.
Spend time with someone from a different country or who speaks a different language, and you'll soon realize you have more in common than you first thought.
"...I would just like to spare a thought for all the families who know that they paid a price in spilled blood for the country..."
Jean-Marie Servant, a specialist in reconstructive plastic surgery, a celebrated humanitarian, and a “giant among men,” has died. On social media, his friends are remembering his compassion and genius.
Amber Mountain National Park lies 40 kilometres from Diego Suarez, in the north of Madagascar. Its humid rainforest covers 23.000 hectors.
It would be a shame to ignore 2016's less publicized, but still important events, so here goes our look back at the good stuff this year in the French-speaking world.
Free Basics is a collaboration between Facebook and mobile providers that allows access for free but limited access to internet.
Madagascar, where the majority of people still live in poverty, has spent vast sums of money to organise a major summit. How much money exactly, nobody knows.
Lova Rakotomala plays football even though he's terrible at it. This is why.
Conservationists seek to eradicate a deadly Asian invader, but finding the necessary funds is proving difficult.
PineappleGate in Madagascar is much more than meets the eye.
This week we take you to Russia, India, Madagascar, Venezuela and Singapore.
"I’ve spent most of my life in France, but my whole family is...Malagasy. I think there’s a desire for us to gather and talk about our mixed cultural identity."