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Lova Rakotomalala · December, 2013

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 twitter.com/lrakoto.

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Latest posts by Lova Rakotomalala from December, 2013

Malagasy Genius Seeking Happiness off the Grid

Rebuilding Schools in the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyuan in Bantaya, Philippines

PHOTOS: Humans of Comoros, Madagascar and the Mascarene Islands

Humans of New York has inspired photographers all over the world. The Mascarene region also has plenty of great portraits to offer.

Innovation: A Spell Checker for Bambara Language

The Challenges of Family Healthcare in Apatou, French Guiana

Ousmane Sow Becomes First Black African Member of France Academy of Fine Arts

3 Initiatives Working to Make Niger a Better Place

Positive stories from Niger are a few and far between these days, thanks to economic hardship combined with threats of terrorism. Three projects are trying to change that.

Made in Togo: A 3D Printer Built from Recycled E-Waste

Explaining the Evergrowing Tradition of “Chanté Nwèl” (Singing Christmas) in the French West Indies

Do You Speak Nouchi? Ivorian Politicians Would Like to Know

Fire Destroys Basin Market in Bamako, Mali

A French Version of NSA Electronic Surveillance Program?

Nelson Mandela's Death: ‘Left Us in Body, But His Spirit Is Eternal’

"Mandela was about politics and he was about race and he was about freedom and he was even about force, and he did what he felt he had to do"

6 People From Madagascar You Should Know

Learn about six Malagasy personalities worth knowing for anyone wishing to better understand the island of Madagascar.

What the Situation of Street Children in Port-au-Prince is Telling a Haitian Citizen

3,000 Students Protest against Educational Reform in Gabon

5 Energy Treasures in Africa You Haven't Heard About

Most African countries still suffer frequent power outages which inhibit economic growth. They are not, however, lacking in resources. This post outlines some of those least known in Africa.

Presseurop, a News Website on European Affairs on the Verge of Termination

Heavy Shootings between Seleka Soldiers and Bozize Loyalists in Bangui, CAR

French Strategical Report to Counter China's Economic Influence in Africa

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