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Lova Rakotomalala · April, 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

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Latest posts by Lova Rakotomalala from April, 2014

Fighting “Breast Ironing” in Cameroon

When Will Impunity End for Slave Traders in Mauritania ?

Catching Up with the Togolese E-Waste 3D Printer Makers

Collaborative Economy Visionaries Gather at OuiShare Fest 2014 in Paris

So You Need to Get Around Madagascar?

Public transportation can be a challenge in Madagascar. The country's road infrastructure is antiquated and underdeveloped and overcrowded buses and minivans are often the only option.

French Newspaper Publishes Chart on What Nationalities Commit Crimes

Who Benefits from Trafficking Women from Madagascar to the Middle East?

French Economist Piketty Links Inequality to Instability of Democracies

An African Tale of The First Love Story Ever Told

The New Government of Prime Minister Roger Kolo Announced in Madagascar

The Overlooked Crisis in Burundi

Are Economic Sanctions Effective Against Rogue Rulers?

Economic sanctions are often proposed to penalize countries guilty of bad government. But do they actually help bring about good government?

A 80 Year-long Wait: Niger Gets its First Train Station

France, the Czech Republic and Greece Under Scrutiny for Their Treatment of Roma Community

The Kidnapping Industry Takes Hold in Cameroon

Why The President of Madagascar Has Not Named a New Prime Minister Yet

Why Rwanda Accuses France of Aiding 1994 Genocide

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