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Madagascar President Ends Visit to Angola

[ANGOP] Luanda -The President of Madagascar, Hery Rajaonarimampianina, left Angola last Sunday morning, after paying a 24-hour work visit, during which he had a meeting with his local counterpart, João Lourenço. (AllAfrica)

Angola and Madagascar Sign Cooperation

[ANGOP] Luanda -Angola and Madagascar officially signed bilateral cooperation on Saturday during an audience the President João Lourenço granted to his guest Malagasy counterpart, Hery Rajaonarimampianina. (AllAfrica)

Agriculture Binds Angola and Madagascar Together

[ANGOP] Luanda -Angola is available to gather the experience of Madagascar, an island country on the southeastern coast of Africa, whose economy is mainly based on the sectors of agriculture and livestock. (AllAfrica)

Human Rights - Sudan, Somalia and Madagascar

[PR Newswire] Strasbourg, France -MEPs call for an end to the arbitrary detention of journalists in Sudan, condemn the terrorist attacks in Somalia, and express their concern regarding the upcoming elections in Madagascar. (AllAfrica)

Plague Outbreak - Where Does It Still Exist and Could It Spread?

[The Conversation Africa] An outbreak of plague has been occurring in Madagascar, with more than 2,000 cases and 170 deaths reported since August 2017. (AllAfrica)

Pneumonic Plague Slowing, But Not Over

[VOA] The World Health Organization says an outbreak of pneumonic plague in Madagascar appears to be slowing. But, it warns vigilance must be maintained as the spread of the disease is far from over. (AllAfrica)

World Bank Gives Govt U.S.$5 Million to Fight Plague Crisis

[East African] The World Bank has approved an additional $5 million funding to help Madagascar cope with the plague outbreak. (AllAfrica)

Fatal Madagascar Plague Under Control

[] No new cases of plague outbreak have been reported in Madagascar in the past ten days, and the numbers have stabilised in many districts which have previously reported active cases. (AllAfrica)

Telma Madagascar Fuels Growth, Innovation Using Sicap's Mobile Device Solutions

[CIO] Sicap Schweiz AG, the global mobile device management vendor announced that Telma Group (Madagascar) the leading telecom operator in the country utilizes the company's Mobile Device Management Centre (DMC), USSD and USSD Menu Browser solutions for fueling its mobile growth and enabling innovative value-added services such as its MVola mobile banking application and prepaid online reload service. (AllAfrica)

WHO Releases $500,000 to Contain Plague, Marburg

[East African] Kenya and Tanzania are among counties identified by the World Health Organisation as likely hotspots for the plague that has ravaged Madagascar and a recent Marburg virus disease outbreak in eastern Uganda. (AllAfrica)

Four Chinese Experts Arrive in Madagascar to Fight Against Plague

[Focac] Antananarivo -A group of four Chinese experts arrived Saturday in Antananarivo, Madagascar's capital, to help the African island nation fight against plague. (AllAfrica)

SA at Risk of Importing Plague

[] The World Health Organisation (WHO) says nine countries, including South Africa, are at a high risk for importing the plague which has claimed over 100 lives in Madagascar. (AllAfrica)

WHO Warns Nine Countries to be on High Alert for 'Black Death'

[News24Wire] South Africa is one of nine countries which have been warned by the World Health Organisation (WHO) to be on high alert for "black death". (AllAfrica)

Govt Enhances Border Scrutiny After Plague Hits Madagascar

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The Ministry of Health has increased surveillance of visitors coming from Madagascar following a plague outbreak in that country. (AllAfrica)

Red Cross Warns Stigma Could Worsen Madagascar Plague Outbreak

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Yaounde -The death toll from the plague which is spreading in Madagascar has risen close to 100, and the Red Cross has warned that growing stigma attached to the disease could undermine efforts to contain the outbreak. (AllAfrica)

Plague Cases Top 1,000 Mark - UN

[VOA] The number of cases of plague in Madagascar has doubled during the past five days, according to the United Nations. (AllAfrica)

Statelessness Affects Millions. Madagascar Is Tackling the Problem

[The Conversation Africa] Three years ago the United Nations took steps to try and address the issue of statelessness by putting in place a 10-point plan that aims to reduce the number of people who are not recognised as a national by any state. (AllAfrica)

CAF President's Condolences Following Death of Former President of Madagascar

[CAF] The death of the former President of the Republic of Madagascar, Albert Zafy, 90 years old, at the Saint Pierre Hospital in Réunion Island, where he had been urgently admitted, is an immensely sad news. (AllAfrica)

Health Officials Battle to Contain Pneumonic Plague

[This is Africa] The island of Madagascar has been experiencing annual plague outbreaks since 1980. This year however, a worse form of plague, pneumonic plague has hit the country and it has health officials battling to contain it. (AllAfrica)

Chinese Businesses Donate for Madagascar's Fight Against Plague

[Focac] Antananarivo -The association of Chinese traders and entrepreneurs in Madagascar (ACECMA) made a financial donation on Friday evening for Madagascar's fight against a deadly plague. (AllAfrica)

Former Malagasy President Albert Zafy Dies

[East African] Antananarivo -Madagascar's former President Albert Zafy has died at the age of 90. (AllAfrica)

SA Takes Measures Against Plague

[] South Africa has taken several measures to prevent the importation of an outbreak of a plague into the country following the confirmation of 449 cases in Madagascar. (AllAfrica)

Visitors to Seychelles Who Spent Time in Madagascar to Be Monitored By Health Officials

[Seychelles News Agency] Visitors to Seychelles who have visited Madagascar or transited through that island nation in the last seven days will be placed under observation by health officials upon arrival to Mahe. (AllAfrica)

Highly Contagious Plague in Madagascar Kills Dozens

[Deutsche Welle] Madagascar is struggling to contain an outbreak of plague in several cities. Over 20 people have died. Plague can be treated when diagnosed early, says WHO Madagascar country representative Charlotte Ndiaye. (AllAfrica)

Plague Spreading Rapidly in the Country

[VOA] The World Health Organization warns a highly infectious, deadly form of pneumonic plague is spreading rapidly in Madagascar and quick action is needed to stop it. (AllAfrica)

Seychellois Basketball Coach Dies While At Tournament in Madagascar

[Seychelles News Agency] A Seychellois basketball coach died in the hospital in Madagascar on Wednesday during the Indian Ocean Club championship. (AllAfrica)

Football Body Complains Against Zimbabwean Referee

[Times of Zambia] Zambia's emphatic 7-1 bashing of Madagascar at the ongoing regional COSAFA Women Championship did not stop them from lodging an official complaint against Zimbabwean match referee for biased officiating. (AllAfrica)

Uganda Overcome Madagascar, Date South Africa

[Monitor] Rugby -Uganda Lady Cranes will face defending champions South Africa in the semi-finals after beating Madagascar 12-05 in the quarterfinals. (AllAfrica)

Five Die As Pneumonic Plague Re-Emerges in Madagascar

[East African] At least five people have died of pneumonic plague in Madagascar, public health officials said Friday. (AllAfrica)

Mighty Warriors Coach Happy With Win

[The Herald] Mighty Warriors coach, Sithethelelwe "Kwinji 15" Sibanda, says her troops played a perfect game as they destroyed Madagascar 4-0 in their opening 2017 COSAFA Women Championships group match at Barbourfields yesterday. (AllAfrica)

Makore Stars for Mighty Warriors

[The Herald] Rutendo Makore scored all four goals as Zimbabwe made an excellent start to their 2017 COSAFA Women's Championship Group A campaign with a 4-0 victory over Madagascar at Barbourfields yesterday. (AllAfrica)