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Luanda - The Angola national under17 men's football team integrate group B of the final phase of the 12th edition of the African Cup of Nations (AFCON2017), to be hosted from 2 to 16 April next year in Madagascar. According to the draw, held on Monday ...

Threatened by habitat loss and hunting, Madagascar's lemurs, a critically endangered species, are finding refuge in a private sanctuary on this vast Indian Ocean island.
Dave Durkin, Ashley Mee and Mike Caplin from the water company, went to see how donations to WaterAid will help fund water and sanitation projects in the Vakinankaratra region of Madagascar, which has one of the poorest rates of access to these basic ...
Earlier this month, members of Osceola Presbyterian Church in Clark packed more than 10,000 meals that are bound for Madagascar in partnership with Stop Hunger Now. This is the first time the church has participated in this kind of mission activity.
Another American company has completed drone flights in Madagascar, along Africa's eastern coast. The company, Vayu, is flying blood and laboratory materials from rural villages to a research station for testing.

Madagascar Island - Come noon on Saturdays in Madagascar, men flock to small shacks called coiffeurs - the local barbershops - found in every town on the island.
The stories out of southern Madagascar are bleak: children are being pulled out of school to look for food and water; 1 in 3 families has turned to "desperate measures" like begging and selling land to survive; and 4 in 10 households have eaten their ...
Dave Durkin, Ashley Mee and Mike Caplin, from the water company, went to see how donations to WaterAid will help fund water and sanitation projects in the Vakinankaratra region of Madagascar, which has one of the poorest rates of access to these basic ...
A severe drought in southern Madagascar has led to major food shortages across the island nation, raising the risk of widespread famine.
You think you know something about a plant and then you suddenly realize that a huge gap in your knowledge prevented you from appreciating its finer qualities.
"I wanted to see Africa," said Jo Saunders, "so my daughter Annie and I set up a trip to several African countries over last February.
There are around 100 known species on Madagascar, but only six are found in the park, among them the iconic ring-tailed lemurs which are probably the most widely recognised.
Madagascar is one such: an 'island-continent' almost as big as France, with wildlife so unlike even nearby Africa's that it can hardly be bracketed with it, or any other region of the world.
Nearly 850,000 people in drought-hit southern Madagascar are experiencing "alarming" levels of hunger, and more aid is needed to prevent a dire situation from becoming a "catastrophe", UN agencies said on Thursday.
The 19th summit of the Common market for Eastern and Southern Africa is ongoing in Madagascar. The inclusive industrialisation of Africa is at the centre of the Inter-Regional trade summit.
Famidihana, or 'the turning of the bones', is a sacred ritual practiced by some ethnic groups in Madagascar. The Malagasy people believe their ancestors serve as intermediaries between the living and God and therefore have the power to intervene in ...

President Mugabe arrived here last night to attend the 19th Common market for Eastern and Southern Africa Heads of State and government Summit that begins today.
kalaba-Madagascar President Edgar Lungu is this week expected in Madagascar for the Comesa meeting which will end on Wednesday.
Today is World Food Day and to celebrate, we want to share the success you've helped bring to hungry families around the world.
A healthy environment is essential for the enjoyment of human rights everywhere, but it is of the utmost importance for the protection of human rights in.
You think you know something about a plant and then you suddenly realize that a huge gap in your knowledge prevented you from appreciating its finer qualities.
Madagascar is one such: an 'island-continent' almost as big as France, with wildlife so unlike even nearby Africa's that it can hardly be bracketed with it, or any other region of the world.
Nearly 850,000 people in drought-hit southern Madagascar are experiencing "alarming" levels of hunger, and more aid is needed to prevent a dire situation from becoming a "catastrophe", UN agencies said on Thursday.
Bahrain Rugby football Club's first XV will look to get back to winning ways in the Rugby West Asia.
President Edgar Lungu has joined several heads of states and government from the Common market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) region who are meeting in Antananarivo in Madagascar for the 19th summit of the leaders in this regional ...
The 19th summit of the Common market for Eastern and Southern Africa, COMESA, is ongoing in Madagascar.
There are around 100 known species on Madagascar, but only six are found in the park, among them the iconic ring-tailed lemurs which are probably the most widely recognised.
StratMin Global Resources notes that receipt of the environmental permit - the final regulatory permission required for it to begin on-site development at the Vatomaina graphite project in Madagascar - has been awarded. The Vatomaina graphite project ...
Katie Struss of Albert City will be presenting Madagascar at the Albert City Public Library on Thursday, October 27, at 7 p.m.
Aim-listed StratMin Global Resources has received the final regulatory permission required to develop the Madagascar-based Vatomaina graphite project, ...
President Mugabe arrived here last night to attend the 19th Common market for Eastern and Southern Africa Heads of State and government Summit that begins today.
kalaba-Madagascar President Edgar Lungu is this week expected in Madagascar for the Comesa meeting which will end on Wednesday.
Today is World Food Day and to celebrate, we want to share the success you've helped bring to hungry families around the world.
IT TAKES you about three hours of flying from Johannesburg, South Africa, to Ivato International Airport in Antananarivo, the capital city of this Indian Ocean Island called Madagascar. Antananarivo is a chaotic city - an ancient city attempting to ...
Antananarivo, Madagascar - As a third consecutive year of drought deepens the suffering of hundreds of thousands of people in the south of Madagascar, the World Food Programme (WFP) is scaling up its humanitarian operations in response to rising ...
Production increased over the 2012-2013 season when Madagascar was able to export almost 17,500 tons. This volume increased to 18,000 tons in 2013-2014, but decreased to 17,000 tons in 2014-2015.
Antananarivo, Oct 13 (Reuters) - Madagascar will delay launching planned tenders on 40 offshore oil blocks until next year, the government's top official on extractive industries said on Thursday.
Under the collaboration, patients from Madagascar will be sent to the AIMS for advanced treatments and surgeries. The pact also involves a student-exchange programme, under which medical students from the island nation will be imparted advanced ...
Kochi: Amrita Institute of Medical sciences (AIMS) has been appointed as a referral hospital for the citizens of Madagascar, the island nation off the south-east coast of Africa with a population of about 2.2 crore people. An agreement to this effect ...
The Malagasy come across as unfailingly polite and incredibly reserved. They aren't likely to inundate you with small talk or ask personal questions.
Carlson lived for six years on the big red island of Madagascar, from 1990 to 1991, and again from 1996 to 2001. She assisted Eleanor Sterling, who at the time was a Ph.
Foreign Affairs Minister Simbarashe Mumbengegwi left Harare yesterday for Antananarivo, Madagascar, to attend Common market for Eastern and Southern Africa ministerial meetings.
Riana Ravoala - Following three years of consecutive drought in the semi-arid south of Madagascar, it is estimated that 1.2 million people will be food insecure at the height of the lean season later this year and into 2017 - this number includes 600 ...
The animals were rescued from Madagascar nationals who were travelling from Antananarivo to Hanoi in Vietnam, and handed over to the Kenya Wildlife Service.
A Chinese firm says it has suspended work at its gold mine in Madagascar after a series of protests by local residents. Spokesperson for Jiuxing Mines, says the firm is pulling out so that calm and security can return to the town of Soamahamanina.
An estimated 70,500 more people will benefit from 250 water points, 16 boreholes and 5 mid-level water supply systems currently under construction or rehabilitation.
"Last time, I burnt a section about that big," says Mihareta Laivoa, pointing to a parcel of land about the size of a football field, as the farmer admitted to having ...
Antananarivo, Madagascar - OCTOBER 5: Madagascarian people are seen during their traditional exhumation ceremony in Nanjakana Morarano village of Antananarivo's Ambohitseheno city of Madagaskar on October 5, 2016.
ROME, Oct 6 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Hunger is expected to reach emergency levels by the end of the year in drought-hit southern Madagascar, where many families have already been forced to sell their homes or land, or migrate, the World Food ...


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