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.
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.
Madagascar have suspended Nicolas Dupuis, the French coach who plotted a stunning victory over Nigeria when they debuted in the Africa Cup of Nations two years ago.
Madagascar said on Friday it would receive a first lot of Covid-19 vaccines soon to fight a second wave that has overwhelmed health facilities.
Madagascar's President Andry Rajoelina walked back on his hard-line stance against coronavirus vaccination Friday, accepting mass inoculation but standing by a herbal infusion he has touted as a "cure."
Nineteen people, nine of them children, have died from food poisoning in Madagascar after eating a turtle, sources said Thursday.
3 Dec 2020
In the drought-ravaged south of Madagascar, people are filling their bellies with white clay mixed with tamarind to cope with famine.
11 Nov 2020
Fourth-Generation (4G) mobile network coverage in Nigeria currently hovers around 37 per cent, amid demand for improved and ubiquitous telephony services. 4G is the fourth generation of broadband cellular network technology, succeeding 3G, and preceding 5G. The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), in the Draft Consultation Document for the Deployment of 5G Mobile Technology…
29 Jul 2020
Ambulance sirens wail almost incessantly, the hospitals are swamped and the sports stadium has been turned into a 250-bed field hospital.
21 Jul 2020
Hospital officials in Madagascar's capital Antananarivo say they are struggling to cope with a rush of coronavirus patients despite the distribution of a herbal drink touted as a remedy by the president.
20 Jul 2020
An investigation conducted by the National Institute for Pharmaceutical Research and Development (NIPRD) has revealed that there is no evidence that the widely celebrated Madagascar
5 Jul 2020
Madagascar has placed its capital Antananarivo under a fresh lockdown following a new surge in coronavirus infections...