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· December, 2008

Stories about Madagascar from December, 2008

Global Health: 2008 Blogs In Review

Bloggers in 2008 showed all the ways in which global health is interconnected with other issues, by covering health stories that touched on everything from poverty and women's rights to...

Madagascar: Television station is forced to stop broadcasting

Following its broadcast of an exiled opponent, Madagascar television station VIVA has been ordered by the government to stop broadcasting. Bloggers debate the politics of the decision and its implications...

Madagascar, Kenya question wisdom of foreign land deals

Following national and international outrage, the land deal that would have let South Korean firm Daewoo Logistics lease a large swath of Madagascar's arable land, was finally rejected. However, the...

Madagascar: France responds to alleged censorship of “47” play

Madagascar: French Authorities Censor Play on Historic Independence Battle

A theater performance to commemorate a historical date in the battle for independence of Madagascar, March 29, 1947 has been banned without explanation in the Southern region of Africa the...

Madagascar: a library-on-wheels to encourage literacy

Madagascar: Fighting complacency on World AIDS Day

On world AIDS day, Malagasy bloggers reminded their readers that despite the progress made in the field of AIDS therapy and HIV prevention, one cannot afford to be complacent about...

“Why I blog about Africa”

Abidjan-based blogger Théophile Kouamou asks fellow bloggers why they write about Africa: "Do we blog for the diaspora and for the world at large, cut off from our contemporary on...

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