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· October, 2011

Stories about Madagascar from October, 2011

Madagascar: New Prime Minister Omer Beriziky Arrival Tweeted Live

Twitter users in Madagascar followed  the announcement of the new prime minister and reported it live.  Avylavitra wrote succintly [mg] : “Omer Beriziky is the new PM in #Madagascar.”

Madagascar: 16 candidates for the Prime Minister Position

Valis reports that the selection of the new prime minister in Madagascar among the 16 official candidates was postponed [fr] from October 23rd to  October 28 because no consensus could be found between...

Poetry Slam Activism in Francophone Africa

Poetry slam is a well-known channel of expression for many activists in North America but the rest of the world has now embraced this unique blend of poetry and rhythmic...

Madagascar: The Birthplace of the “Occupy Wall Street” Philosophy ?

Dan Berrett argues in the Chronicle of Higher Education that the ” Occupy Wall Street's most defining characteristics—its decentralized nature and its intensive process of participatory, consensus-based decision-making—are rooted in...

Food Around the World on Blog Action Day 2011

Every year since 2007, Blog Action Day has united bloggers from around the world in talking about one global issue. Collectively, the thousands of bloggers participating have an audience of...

Madagascar: 164 homes burnt down in Fort Dauphin

The second serious fire in the region within the last 3 weeks burned down 164 homes in the the fokontany of Amparihy in Fort Dauphin, Azafady reports. The fires have...

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