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Lova Rakotomalala · January, 2014

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 January, 2014

Whistleblower Barrister Expelled for Denoucing Dictatorial Trends in Burundi

Château-Rouge: A Prominent African Food Market in Paris

A Business Model Competition to Ignite Start Ups in Madagascar

Sports as a Vector of Peace in Burkina Faso

INNOVATION: Containers as Student Housing at European Universities

Supporting the Rights of Malian Youth to Education

Mali's education system faces multiple challenges, but activist groups are coming together to tackle them head on.

“Find and Support all the Mandelas in the Villages” for Reconciliation in the Central African Republic

Minister Stabbed to Death by Mob as Violence Escalates in Central African Republic

3 Keys to Understanding Burkina Faso's Anti-President Compaoré Protests

On Saturday January 18th, widespread protests took place against constitutional reforms proposed by president Blaise Camporé. But what do the protests mean?

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?

A Growing Job Market for Young People in Senegal: The Fishing Sector

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.

The Worrisome Job Market Projection in Burkina Faso

Catherine Samba-Panza, Mayor of Bangui, Elected as Transitional President of Central African Republic

Massive Street Protests against Constitutional Reform in Burkina Faso

Remembering Congolese Leader Patrice Lumumba's Struggle Against Colonialism

Iconic freedom fighter Patrice Émery Lumumba was the first democratically elected prime minister of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. He was executed 53 years ago.

Two Opposite Arguments on Whether CAR Crisis is a Religious Conflict

Job Market Trends in the Mobile Phone Industry of Côte d'Ivoire

Mauritius Tops Index of Economic Freedom Ranking in Africa

How New Interim President Nguendet Can Bring Stability Back to CAR

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