Wednesday 25 April 2018

All International wire news

E.g., 2018-04-25

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AFP - 4/22/18

One person died and 17 others were injured Saturday in clashes between Madagascar's security forces and thousands of opposition activists protesting against new...

AFP - 3/13/18

The Madagascar government on Monday summoned the US ambassador after the embassy commented on a court decision that left dairy cows belonging to ex-president Marc...

AFP - 3/9/18

Joseph Ralaiharo has lived cut off from society in a remote village in central Madagascar for more than half a century.

His battle with leprosy, an infection...

AFP - 3/8/18

Madagascar's authorities said Wednesday they had arrested a suspected poacher after 12 lemurs, a highly endangered species, were found dead.

The bodies of the...

AFP - 1/26/18

Most inhabitants of Madagascar thought the plague was a footnote of medical history until the disease dramatically returned last year, slaying more than 200 people....

AFP - 1/22/18

It's a tale worthy of a John le Carre novel.

A French security expert who went to Madagascar to advise the island nation's president but subsequently fell out...

AFP - 11/1/17

A plague outbreak that has claimed 128 lives in Madagascar has slowed down, health authorities on the island nation said Tuesday, citing a decline in the numbers of...

AFP - 10/26/17

In Madagascar, ceremonies in which families exhume the remains of dead relatives, rewrap them in fresh cloth and dance with the corpses are a sacred ritual.

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AFP - 10/25/17

The death toll from Madagascar's plague outbreak has reached 124, officials said Tuesday, as they cautiously welcomed a slowdown in infections.

The highly...

AFP - 10/18/17

An outbreak of highly contagious plague has claimed 74 lives in Madagascar over the past two months with the capital particularly affected, according to a new...

AFP - 10/11/17

The little footbridge near Justin Rakatoarivony's home is submerged in a murky green liquid the texture of sewage.

But he has no choice but to cross it every...

AFP - 10/7/17

Authorities in Madagascar Friday announced a ban on prison visits to prevent the spread of a plague epidemic that has killed 36 people in the Indian Ocean island....

AFP - 10/6/17

Madagascan authorities Thursday ordered two universities to close temporarily as efforts intensify to halt a plague outbreak that has killed 33 people and caused...

AFP - 10/5/17

Crowds of fearful residents flock to their local pharmacies before dawn, desperate to buy masks and antibiotics to stave off a plague outbreak sweeping Madagascar....

AFP - 10/1/17

The World Health Organisation said Sunday it was boosting its response to a plague outbreak in Madagascar that has killed 24 people, as the government banned public...

AFP - 8/23/17

Hit by rampant speculation and a collapse in production following cyclone Enawo, the price of vanilla -- Madagascar's largest export -- has surged in recent months....

AFP - 8/2/17

At least 34 people died when a bus carrying young Christian worshippers plunged down a steep ravine in central Madagascar, police and hospital officials said Tuesday...

AFP - 7/29/17

A veteran political figure in Madagascar has died of gunshot wounds at his home, police said on Friday, after posting about personal problems on social media.

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AFP - 3/23/17

As usual, they get up before dawn and, one by one, place their cans in a neat row at the base of the water pump, ready for another long day of waiting and carrying....

AFP - 3/15/17

A cyclone that slammed into Madagascar last week killed 78 people and affected 400,000, the authorities said on Tuesday as they classed the event a national disaster...

AFP - 3/12/17

Cyclone Enawo killed at least 50 people and affected 176,000 people after it hit Madagascar earlier this week, the national disaster management agency said Saturday,...

AFP - 3/9/17

More than 10,000 Madagascans have been forced out of their homes over the past 48 hours as tropical cyclone Enawo battered the island, with the death toll rising to...

AFP - 3/9/17

Two competing roosters rear up to face each other in the heart of a rowdy Madagascan arena before bursting forward in attack, wings outstretched and claws set to...

AFP - 3/9/17

At least four people have been killed by tropical cyclone Enawo in Madagascar, the prime minister said Wednesday, as the storm tracked towards the capital...

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