Latest posts by Mialy Andriamananjara
19 January 2014
Does this mean Madagascar is back on the path to democracy? Are prosperity and peace finally on the horizon for a country marred by chronic instability and poverty?
13 January 2014
Hery Rajaonarimampianina was declared winner of the presidential elections' second round, but the final verdict is still pending. The elections were an important step to solving the country's political crisis.
20 December 2013
19 November 2013
Jean-Louis Robinson won 21.1 percent of the vote, and Hery Rajaonarimampianina won about 15.9 percent. The second round is scheduled for December 20, but many questions remain.
31 October 2013
25 October 2013
24 October 2013
24 January 2012
Malagasy citizens anxiously witnessed former President Marc Ravalomanana's attempt to return home after three years in exile, last Saturday. A few days after the issue, bloggers analyze the state of...
1 December 2010
Elie Rajaonarison, a Malagasy poet, has died on November 27, 2010, at the age of 59. An accomplished artist, Elie Rajaonarison tried his hand successfully at photography and film. He...
29 November 2010
In the aftermath of the referendum and simultaneous failed putsch , a veritable waltzes of arrestations and investigations are shedding a sad shadow on the island of Madagascar. Malagasy citizens...
9 July 2010
France's invitation to the armed forces of former colonies to join the parade on the Champs Elysees on July 14 is a subject of great controversy among African bloggers. Many...
29 May 2010
Hope mixed with anxiety reign in Guinea with the presidential elections to be held on June 27, 2010. These elections are the first free elections in Guinea since its independence....
26 May 2010
12 January 2010
The beginning of the year in Madagascar has been marked with yet more protests where protesters have been fired upon and the harassment of those perceived as close to the...
7 January 2010
3 January 2010
In part two of a three-part summary of the year in citizen media in Madagascar, Mialy Andriamananjara takes a look at May to November, which saw more protests, the boycott...
25 April 2009
A series of unfortunate decisions taken by the Andry TGV Rajoelina, High Authority for the Transition (HAT) government--the violent arrest of a protester and the shutdown or intimidation of radio...
2 April 2009
Bloggers and twitterers continue to tell the world about the political crisis which has gripped Madagascar since January, but face increasing harassment from security forces.
11 March 2009
News of a mutiny at one of Antananarivo's most important barracks stunned Madagascar yesterday. The mutiny has since spread to other barracks and Madagascar's Defence Minister, Vice-Admiral Mamy Ranaivoniarivo, has...
14 February 2009
Truth and freedom of speech and opinion seem to be victims of the political crisis that is now crippling Madagascar. Threats are being made and rumors being spread, all contributing...