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· November, 2012

Stories about Madagascar from November, 2012

99 Trees from Famed Avenue of the Baobabs in Madagascar Burnt Down

Legal Framework in Madagascar Not Adequate for Size of New Gold Mines

Total Bemolanga Watch reports that [fr] awyers in Madagascar estimated that the legal framework of the mining code was not conceived to apply to the shear size of the new gold...

What is the Role of the Army in Africa Today?

The army has often played a determining but ambiguous role in the African political process. Between 1950 and 2000, 53 African countries were subject to military coups leading to regime...

Madagascar: Journalists and Blogger Prosecuted over Rosewood Trafficking Report

Reporters sans Frontières (RSF) reports that four journalists and a blogger are prosecuted for defamation and  “complicity in spreading false news” [fr]. The charges against the reporters were submitted by...

At the Edge of the Stone Forest of Bemaraha in Madagascar

French Government Eases Strict Immigration Policy

French Interior Minister Manuel Valls, during a speech in Toulouse in southwestern France, expressed his desire to change his country's immigration policy, amending the naturalization requirements and, in particular, doing...

A New Start for Barack Obama in Africa?

Following the November 6, 2012, re-election of Barack Obama as President of the United States, Africa questions his legacy after four years in charge of an America more concerned with...

Banks Shut Down to Protest Insecurity in Madagascar

Bill on Madagascar Tribune reports that [fr] banks will close for one afternoon on November 6 to protest the lack of security in Madagascar. Last week, a branch of Accès Banque was robbed...

Madagascar: Tear Bomb Thrown into a University Classroom

Madonline reports [fr] that a tear bomb was thrown by military forces into a classroom of Ankatso University where students are protesting [fr] the delay in the disbursement of their scholarships.  The same protests...

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