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Lova Rakotomalala · August, 2007

My area of interest is centered on francophone Africa, the status of minorities and immigrants in Europe & media biases. Raised in Madagascar, I hold a Master of Public Policy from Princeton University at the Woodrow Wilson School of International Affairs with a focus on international development & international relations and PhD in Medical Sciences from Purdue University. I can be found on twitter at

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Latest posts by Lova Rakotomalala from August, 2007

Tunisia: A new Mohammed cartoon crisis ?

France: The use of the French language in international communication.

Vietnam: wedding ceremony in photos

Morocco: Casablanca in August

Madagascar: Malagasy travellers encouraged to blog their stories.

Papua New Guinea: AIDS patients buried alive.

South Africa: Continuing education is working

Tunisia: explanations about lodging regulations

Madagascar: Closing ceremony of the Indian Ocean Island games

Tahiti: Photos of dancers performing the “fire” dance.

Amazing photos of Tahitian dancers performing “la dance du feu” (the fire dance). Fenua blog advice: “do not try it at home !” (Fr).

Reunion: Mild earthquake felt on the island.

New Caledonia: Miss New Caledonia pageant is soon

France: Light punishment for racist comments by a high-school teacher.

Benin: Let's open ourselves to China.

Africa: the “soon-to-be” presidents’ sons.

Turkey: To each his own traitor

Why a few African nations still support Mugabe

African writers criticize Sarkozy in open letter

Jean-Luc Raharimanana, a Malagasy writer famous for his influential works on French colonialism, recently authored an open letter to French president Nicolas Sarkozy in response to the now infamous message...

Malagasy bloggers rally for Madagascar's children

The Malagasy blogosphere was quite active on humanitarian efforts these past two weeks. It all started when Jogany at the invited the Malagasy blogosphere to get involved in a...

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