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· July, 2008

Stories about Madagascar from July, 2008

French Ambassador expelled from Madagascar because he was bad luck?

Malagasy and French netizens debate the French Ambassador's expulsion from Madgascar. Was it a matter of superstition?

Madagascar:Fistula and Early Marriages.

Mialy, a blogger in Antananarivo, describes the plight of young married girls in rural areas who are subject to health and social concerns stemming from early pregnancy (fr). She explains...

Madagascar: Family planning, baby-weighing and gospel choir.

Jayne Taylor Gaubatz, a Peace Corps volunteer blogger in the southern city of Fianaratsoa, describes the impact of a well-done family planning poster, the importance of baby weighing in tandem...

Death Penalty for Malagasy Farmers over Land Dispute

Twenty one farmers from the locality of Ankorondrano-Analavory (90 km west of Antananarivo) were sentenced by the state because of a collective act of rebellion that stemmed from a dispute...

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