Stories about Madagascar from January, 2014
A Business Model Competition to Ignite Start Ups in Madagascar
Harinjaka, founder of the co-working space Habaka and Madagascar-based blogger, created the 2014 Antananarivo Start Up Cup [fr] whose objective is to select and support the best business ideas in Madagascar. He thinks that there is a bright future for entrepreneurship and innovation [fr] in Madagascar. Here is a poster for the event [fr] :...
On Love, Politics and the Francophone Culture
France seemed to shrug at the news of French President François Hollande's affair with actress Julie Gayet. Are other French-speaking countries as relaxed in matters of love?
How Protecting the Environment and Fighting Poverty Are Linked in Madagascar
Madagascar's disappearing ecosystem cannot sustain its population any longer. But solutions do exist.
Madagascar Finally Has a New President, But Uncertainty Remains
Does this mean Madagascar is back on the path to democracy? Are prosperity and peace finally on the horizon for a country marred by chronic instability and poverty?
Madagascar's Return to Democracy Proving to Be a Bumpy One
Hery Rajaonarimampianina was declared winner of the presidential elections' second round, but the final verdict is still pending. The elections were an important step to solving the country's political crisis.
Fighting Corruption in Comoros, Cameroon and Madagascar
The people of Comoros, Cameroon and Madagascar haven't got much faith in the honesty and integrity of the public sector, according to Transparency International's annual Corruption Perceptions Index.
3 Suggestions for Good Governance in the Central African Republic, Madagascar and Mali
Here are three conditions that civil societies in these war-torn countries have identified in order to start the reconstruction of their political systems.