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Madagascar coronavirus herbal mix draws demand from across Africa despite WHO misgivings

May 10 2020

ANTANANARIVO Madagascar is putting its self-proclaimed, plant-based "cure" for COVID-19 on sale and several countries in Africa have already put in orders for purchase, despite warnings from the World Health Organisation that its efficacy is unproven. | Video

UPDATE 2-Madagascar to raise minerals taxes, take 20% stake in mining projects

Dec 10 2019

ANTANANARIVO, Dec 10 Madagascar plans to increase its royalties on nickel, cobalt, precious metals, and gemstones to 4% from 2% at present, a draft mining law showed on Tuesday, the latest African country to push for greater government revenue from mining activities.

Remains of British woman who fell from plane found in Madagascar

Aug 07 2019

ANTANANARIVO Police said on Wednesday they had found the remains of a British woman who fell 1,200 meters (4,000 feet) from a light aircraft in the remote north of Madagascar last month.

Madagascar vanilla crop quality suffers as thieves spark violence

Jul 18 2019

MAROVATO, Madagascar Rocketing vanilla prices bought Madagascan farmer Berlin Ranary a hot pink sofa, a motorbike - and a double-barreled shotgun to protect his crop. | Video

Madagascar court declares Rajoelina president, rejects fraud complaint

Jan 09 2019

ANTANANARIVO Madagascar's top court on Tuesday proclaimed former leader Andry Rajoelina winner of a hard-fought presidential vote, rejecting his rival's accusations of fraud. | Video

Madagascar court declares Rajoelina president, rejects fraud complaint

Jan 08 2019

ANTANANARIVO, Jan 8 Madagascar's top court on Tuesday proclaimed former leader Andry Rajoelina winner of a hard-fought presidential vote, rejecting his rival's accusations of fraud.

Madagascar presidential candidate's team cries foul after rival declared winner

Dec 28 2018

ANTANANARIVO Madagascar presidential election candidate Marc Ravalomanana's campaign team said they had filed a formal complaint on Thursday after the electoral commission declared Andry Rajoelina the winner. | Video

Madagascar president concedes defeat in polls: statement

Dec 01 2018

ANTANANARIVO Madagascar's president, Hery Rajaonarimampianina, conceded defeat in his bid for a second term after managing a distant third in the first round of voting in the island's presidential vote.

Madagascar ex-presidents to compete in second round vote, incumbent out

Nov 28 2018

ANTANANARIVO An ex-president of Madagascar and the man who overthrew him in a 2009 coup will compete to become the island state's next leader in a run-off election in December after the two came top in a first-round vote that eliminated the incumbent.

Two ex-leaders look set for second round in Madagascar presidential poll

Nov 17 2018

ANTANANARIVO Former presidents Andry Rajoelina and Marc Ravalomanana won most votes in Madagascar's presidential election, according to provisional results issued on Saturday that pointed to a likely second round.

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