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Tana High-Level Forum to Kick Off Tomorrow

[ENA] The 7th Tana High-Level Forum on Security in Africa will kick off tomorrow in the city of Bahir Dar, Ethiopia. (AllAfrica)

President of the Republic to Partake in High-Level Tana Forum in Ethiopia

[SNA] Khartoum -President of the Republic, Field Marshal Omer Al-Bashir is due to head to Ethiopia , Friday chairing Sudan delegation to the high-level Tana Forum on Peace and Security in Africa, scheduled to convene in Bahir Dar town in Ethiopia , April 21-22. (AllAfrica)

Measuring the Economic Impact of Cyclones in Madagascar

[The Conversation Africa] Madagascar, Africa's largest island, is naturally prone to cyclones. Earlier this year it was hit by one named Ava - a category three cyclone that killed at least 50 people, displaced over 50,000 and caused huge damage. And just this month another cyclone triggered flooding in the north of the country. (AllAfrica)

Discovery of New Ocean Current 'Personal' for CSIR Researcher

[News24Wire] The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) partnered with local and international universities to investigate the existence of the new ocean current, the South-west Madagascar Coastal Current. (AllAfrica)

Tana Forum to Deliberate On Financing Africa's Peace, Security

[ENA] The 7th Tana High-Level Forum on peace and security in Africa is scheduled to deliberate on ownership of Africa's peace and security as well as financing and reforming the African Union. (AllAfrica)

Ex-President's Farm Shuts Down Amid Government Standoff

[East African] AAA Company, an agribusiness owned by former Madagascar president Marc Ravalomanana, has closed down. (AllAfrica)

How Kids in a Low-Income Country Use Laptops - Lessons From Madagascar

[The Conversation Africa] Every child, no matter what country they're from or their social background, should have the chance to use and learn about technology. That's the thinking behind a number of projects led by international organisations like UNESCO and UNICEF. They hope to bolster education and economic growth by making digital technologies available in the developing world. (AllAfrica)

Cyclone Eliakim Kills At Least Seven in Madagascar

[East African] Antananarivo -The tropical cyclone Eliakim which made a landfall in north-eastern Madagascar on Friday morning, has killed at least seven people, officials said. (AllAfrica)

Rogue Mayors, Gangster Politics

[East African] In southern Africa, Madagascar, still chafing from a major broil in 2009, is set to have a presidential election in November. (AllAfrica)

Ethiopian Airlines to Start Flying to Malagasy's Largest, Busiest Tourist Resort

[ENA] Ethiopian Airlines announced today that it will start flying three times in a week to Malagasy's largest and busiest tourist resort, Nosy-Be, on March 27, 2018. (AllAfrica)

KCCA Squeeze Past CNaPS

[CAF] Uganda champions, KCCA put aside their injury troubles to dump Malagasy side CNaPS out, and book their place at the next round. (AllAfrica)

AFC Leopards - Why We Carried Our Precious Unga to Madagascar

[Nairobi News] AFC Leopards club officials purchased two bales of maize flour for use in Madagascar after learning that their players will only be fed on rice for the duration of their stay in the southern Africa nation. (AllAfrica)

Five Nations Head for Polls This Year

[SANF] Five southern African countries are preparing for elections later this year as the region's democracy and governance once again come under the spotlight. (AllAfrica)

President Hery Must Avoid the Worst Plague of All

[ISS] Madagascar's President Hery Rajaonarimampianina must be feeling rather like a pharaoh of the Old Testament. During the past four years when he has governed the country it has been visited by an astonishing succession of plagues. (AllAfrica)

Mutebi Wants KCCA FC to Attack in Madagascar Despite Missing Mutyaba

[Monitor] Kampala -Not even the absence of playmaker Muzamir Mutyaba can compromise KCCA manager Mike Mutebi's resolve to attack Madagascan opponents CNaPS Sport this weekend in the Caf Champions League away tie. (AllAfrica)

Air Seychelles to Drop Paris, Madagascar Flights, Re-Focus On Domestic Market

[Seychelles News Agency] Seychelles' national carrier announced on Tuesday the cancellation of two international flights in April, including its Paris flight, which accounts for 30 percent of the airline's passenger revenue. (AllAfrica)

President Jacob Zuma Sends Condolences to Madagascar Following a Deadly Cyclone

[Govt of SA] President Jacob Zuma has, on behalf of the Government and people of South Africa, extended the country's deepest condolences to the Republic of Madagascar following a deadly cyclone that hit the island, killing more than 40 people and leaving scores of others unaccounted for. (AllAfrica)

Cyclone Death Toll Rises to 33

[East African] The death toll from the tropical cyclone Ava that hit Madagascar last week has risen to 33, authorities said Tuesday. (AllAfrica)

Left With 'Chocolate Water', Parched South Grows Hungrier

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Ankilibevahavola, Madagascar -Every morning, residents of this village in southern Madagascar's Amboasary Sud district set off on an eight-hour round-trip journey to collect water from the nearest river. (AllAfrica)

Malagasy Government Workers Threaten Strike After Payroll Error

[East African] Madagascar's civil servants have threatened to go on strike in January if the government fails to pay their salaries. (AllAfrica)

USAID Administrator Green's Call With Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, World Health Organization Director General

[USAID] The following is attributable to Deputy Spokesperson Tom Babington: (AllAfrica)

Govt Signs Big Financing Agreement to Boost Food and Nutritional Security

[IFAD] Rome -A new financial agreement, signed today between the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and Madagascar, will sustainably improve incomes and food and nutrition security for 320,000 Malagasy rural households in eight regions located in the southern part of the country. (AllAfrica)

Gor Begin Continental Duty in Equatorial Guinea, AFC in Madagascar

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Kenyan Premier League champions Gor Mahia begin their CAF Champions League campaign at home to Equatorial Guinea Champions Leones Vegetarianos F˙tbol Club after the Confederation of African Football (CAF) released the preliminary round fixtures on Wednesday. (AllAfrica)

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, JoŃo Lourenšo. (AllAfrica)

Angola and Madagascar Sign Cooperation

[ANGOP] Luanda -Angola and Madagascar officially signed bilateral cooperation on Saturday during an audience the President JoŃo Lourenšo 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)