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· November, 2011

Stories about Madagascar from November, 2011

Madagascar: Population Grows Tired of Power Outage

  21 November 2011

For the past week, Antananarivo, the capital city of Madagascar, has experienced scheduled daily  power outages [fr]  that lasted on average 2h and 30 minutes in the evening and it seems that it could get worse [fr].  Several bloggers have expressed [fr] increased frustration [mg] with the ongoing situation that was...

Madagascar: A Blogger's Wish for Free Elections for Christmas

  9 November 2011

In a letter to Santa Claus, on his blog tulearenvie.mondoblog.org, @Andriamihaj shares his nostalgia for the atmosphere generated by peaceful elections and points out what he misses:  “I would really like to experience new things.  I actually want to experience the propaganda (it's been a while).  I want to change...

Madagascar: Illicit Sale of Drugs On the Rise

  5 November 2011

Baovola Rajaosafara, president of the National Committee to Fight against the Illicit Sale of Drugs ( CNLCMIM in French),  declares that it is too costly and inefficient to arrest illegal sellers of drugs and that they will strive to increase awareness in the general population instead [fr]. Purchasing drugs at illicit...

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