5 Oct 2017
Madagascan authorities Thursday ordered two universities to close temporarily as efforts intensify to halt a plague outbreak that has killed 33 people and caused widespread panic.
3 Oct 2017
The World Health Organization said Tuesday there was a "moderate risk" that a plague outbreak in Madagascar would spread to other countries in the region, but advised against travel restrictions.
23 Feb 2017
Madagascar's football boss Ahmad who is challenging the long-serving Issa Hayatou for the CAF presidency in March, wants less political interference in the African game.
28 Oct 2016
The impact of the most severe drought to hit southern Africa in 35 years is expected to worsen in the coming months, a UN climate envoy warned Friday.
23 May 2016
Up to 50 million people in Africa will need food by Christmas as a crisis across the continent triggered by El Niño worsens, the United Nations (UN) and major international charities have warned.