I am Global Voices Francophone region editor since 2009. 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.
Latest posts by Lova Rakotomalala
20 March 2016
5 March 2016
1 March 2016
"The series shows an under-represented community. The aim was to show the cultural richness of this community."
15 February 2016
"My whole heart has been driven wild as well, and refuses to forget. Silence remains around the one whom I love, but I continue to believe."
11 February 2016
Global Voices speaks to Gwen Rakotovao, whose whirlwind career as an artistic director, CEO, model, and author of children’s books has taken her all over the world.
28 January 2016
Madagascar is not known for its role in World War II. Yet it was a central part of one of the darkest events of the war.
24 January 2016
15 January 2016
Reducing the wide range of his talents to a few blockbusters doesn't do justice to Rickman's career, which involved supporting charities that benefited people all around the world.
30 December 2015
"I would not wish such a nightmare on my worst enemy. The Malagasy population feels completely helpless in the face of this wave of children kidnapping."
29 December 2015
17 December 2015
The project faces limited logistical, financial, and human resources as well as a general ignorance of Open Data, making each activity realized a feat of volunteer passion and activism.
24 November 2015
Grateful for its heroes, Mali has already resumed its ordinary economic activities, ignoring the risk of more attacks and the national state of emergency (which is still in force).
14 November 2015
12 November 2015
"...if the Burundian population remains poor, with all of the problems that come with a large population and a small territory, the country will always have violent cycles."
9 November 2015
Young citizens of Congo (Brazaville) protests the President Sassou-Nguesso's attempt to run for an additional term.
19 October 2015
"There is no longer anything to expect from those who govern us." Citizen movements want to take the lead in changing politics in France.
22 September 2015
16 September 2015
1 September 2015
French-speaking Africa has been remarkably absent from the flurry of media coverage on "Silicon Savannah." But the emergence of promising new projects in tech innovation mean that may soon change.