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· November, 2006

Stories about Madagascar from November, 2006

Madagascar: Coup Attempt Clouds Upcoming Elections

Photo by Martha de Jong Lantig. French-language Malagasy bloggers have been relatively quiet about an alleged coup attempt by General Andrianafidison (a.k.a. General “Fidy”) over the weekend. Those who have...

Madagascar: coup attemp

Coup attempt in Madascar.

Magascar: Do We Deserve Global Award 2006?

At Madagascar Croissance, Aiky is happy (Fr) that Madagascar improved its image and that of its environment in the past couple of years leading to the country receiving the Global...

Madagascar: What Happens When We Live Abroad

At Madagascar Croissance, Aiky reflects (Fr) on social dynamics among Malagasies living abroad. Says the blogger: “What is good about Malagasies is their friendliness and hospitality especially those living in...

Madagascar: List of Local Bloggers

L'Odyssee de Tattum posts (Fr) a list of Madagascar-based bloggers. She also announces an upcoming collective blog Malagasy Miray, which plans to amplify voices of locals without their own blogs.

Madagascar: Public Health and Corruption

TZ=Indian/Antananarivo writes (Fr): “Health is apparently one of the sectors most affected by corruption in Madagascar … Things may be getting better but there is still a long way to...

Madagascar: Franco-Malagasy Solidarity

Harinjaka is happy that a local French NGO is flying Francia, a local girl in need of specialized surgery, to France for the operation but thinks (Fr): “the best way...

Indian Ocean: Bloggers Feel Connected to the World Through Global Voices

‘Bloggers of relatively remote countries in the Indian Ocean such as Madagascar and La Reunion have noticed recent GV articles on their blogospheres and expressed enthusiasm about GV's work and...

Madagascar: Development through Onion?

Since onion is such a staple of Malagasy cuisine, Aiky at Madagascar Croissance would like to see (Fr) more exploitation of the food for exports.

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