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30 Aug
Madagascar police confirmed Tuesday that officers killed 19 people and injured 21 others after opening fire on what was described as a lynch mob angered over the kidnapping of an albino child.
27 Jul
The Joint United Nations Programme on Human Immuno-deficiency Virus and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (UNAIDS), yesterday, warned that millions of lives were at risk, as a move to control the disease falters.
6 Mar
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia yesterday announced the lift of suspension of direct flights from 17 countries including Nigeria...
23 Feb
Cyclone Emnati overnight lashed the island nation of Madagascar, still reeling from the impact of another cyclone earlier this month, local authorities said Wednesday.
5 Feb
Madagascar braced up for Cyclone Batsirai set to hit the eastern parts of the Indian Ocean island on Saturday, with powerful winds and torrential rains posing a "very serious threat" to millions.
29 Jan
Residents in an inundated neighbourhood of Madagascar's capital Antananarivo are returning with dread to see what remains of their homes and harvests, three days after Tropical Storm Ana relented.
23 Dec 2021
A shipwreck off the coast of Madagascar this week has claimed 85 lives, maritime officials said Thursday, after retrieving 21 more bodies a day earlier. Maritime authorities said 138 people were on the 12-metre-long (39-feet) vessel, which sank on Monday, adding that only 50 had been rescued. The dead include five children. The wooden vessel,…
22 Dec 2021
The death toll from a shipwreck off Madagascar's northeastern coast has risen to at least 64 after 25 more bodies were discovered, maritime authorities said Wednesday.
6 Dec 2021
Twenty-one people, including two Frenchmen, went on trial in Madagascar on Monday accused of a plot to stage a coup and assassinate President Andry Rajoelina.
5 Dec 2021
A trial will begin on Monday in Madagascar for 21 people accused of planning a coup d'etat, including two French men and their wives.
7 May 2021
A Madagascar court on Friday quashed an appeal by an opposition figure jailed for allegedly instigating protests against a herbal drink touted as a coronavirus treatment by the president.
30 Apr 2021
Madagascar has clamped down on reporting on the coronavirus crisis, Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has warned, raising fears the pandemic could be used to stifle press freedom.

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