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News Madagascar: Bodyguards and backpacks full of cash: Russian influence operation hits Madagascar elections

Published on: Monday 11 November 2019
Bodyguards and backpacks full of cash: Russian influence operation hits Madagascar elections
News source: https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/news/bodyguards-and-backpacks-full-of-cash-russian-influence-operation-hits-madagascar-elections

Russian agents launched a large election influence operation in Madagascar in 2017 in an apparent attempt to win political favor with the administration and secure profitable business operations in the country.

News Madagascar: How UNICEF Supports Families To Prevent Child Labor In Madagascar

Published on: Friday 15 November 2019
How UNICEF Supports Families To Prevent Child Labor In Madagascar
News source: https://www.forbes.com/sites/unicefusa/2019/11/15/how-unicef-supports-families-to-prevent-child-labor-in-madagascar/

UNICEF is in Madagascar, working to put an end to child labor and exploitation through education and child protection programs that break the cycle of poverty, giving every child the chance to thrive.

News Madagascar: Madagascar suspends activities at controversial Base Toliara mine

Published on: Friday 08 November 2019
Madagascar suspends activities at controversial Base Toliara mine
News source: https://news.mongabay.com/2019/11/madagascar-suspends-activities-at-controversial-base-toliara-mine/

The Malagasy government suspended activities at the Base Toliara ilmenite mine in southwest Madagascar citing opposition from local communities and unfavourable terms for the people and government.

News Madagascar: Madagascar's persistent electricity crisis [Business Africa]

Published on: Thursday 07 November 2019
Madagascar's persistent electricity crisis [Business Africa]
News source: https://www.africanews.com/2019/11/07/madagascar-s-persistent-electricity-crisis-business-africa/

The persistent electricity crisis in Madagascar is catastrophic, according to the Ministry of Energy. The island is struggling to address the challenge of electrification. It is one of the poorest ...

News Madagascar: We went to Madagascar to see proof of climate change's damage and found it in the faces of their children

Published on: Wednesday 23 October 2019
We went to Madagascar to see proof of climate change's damage and found it in the faces of their children
News source: https://www.itv.com/news/2019-10-23/how-climate-change-is-turning-land-and-sea-against-communities-in-madagascar/

The south west corner of Madagascar is the poorest part of one of the poorest places on Earth. Here, for generations, thousands have lived in harmony with the land and the sea. But what we discovered ...

News Madagascar: Indian Ambassador to Madagascar pays floral tribute to Vallabhbhai Patel

Published on: Friday 01 November 2019
Indian Ambassador to Madagascar pays floral tribute to Vallabhbhai Patel
News source: https://www.newkerala.com/news/read/239636/indian-ambassador-to-madagascar-pays-floral-tribute-to-vallabhbhai-patel.html

World News: Indian Ambassador to Madagascar pays floral tribute to Vallabhbhai Patel - Antananarivo [Madagascar], Oct 31 : Indian Ambassador to Madagascar Abhay Kumar paid floral tribute to independent Indias first Home Minister Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel during an event marking his 144th birth anniversary held at the Indian embassy here on Thursday.

News Madagascar: 'Cursed' Primate Weirdos Have Extra Thumbs. Scientists Didn't Know About Them Until Now.

Published on: Monday 21 October 2019
'Cursed' Primate Weirdos Have Extra Thumbs. Scientists Didn't Know About Them Until Now.
News source: https://www.livescience.com/aye-aye-second-thumb.html

There's a little extra thumb-thing on the hand of the aye-aye, a strange-looking nocturnal lemur native to Madagascar. Tucked near each wrist is a small nub of bone and cartilage that's like a ...

News Madagascar: Violent protests against Madagascar's 'new city'

Published on: Friday 18 October 2019
Violent protests against Madagascar's 'new city'
News source: https://news.yahoo.com/violent-protests-against-madagascars-city-132412705.html

Clashes broke out between police and protesters in Madagascar overnight after stone-throwing demonstrators stormed the construction site of a controversial urban expansion project, police said Friday. Madagascar's government has launched the construction of a shiny new urban complex meant to unclog

News Madagascar: Behold, the strangest six-fingered primates on the planet (also the only ones)

Published on: Monday 21 October 2019
Behold, the strangest six-fingered primates on the planet (also the only ones)
News source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/science/2019/10/21/these-bizarre-lemurs-are-only-known-primates-with-six-fingered-hands/

Lemurs are “weird, isolated primates only found on the island of Madagascar,” said North Carolina State University lemur expert and anatomist Adam Hartstone-Rose, who has studied lemurs since he got a ...

News Madagascar: Demand for charcoal threatens the forest of Madagascar’s last hunter-gatherers

Published on: Thursday 03 October 2019
Demand for charcoal threatens the forest of Madagascar’s last hunter-gatherers
News source: https://news.mongabay.com/2019/10/demand-for-charcoal-threatens-the-forest-of-madagascars-last-hunter-gatherers/

The Mikea, who number around 1,000 people, are facing what many of them say is an existential environmental problem. Their ancestral forest in southwestern Madagascar is partly protected inside a ...

News Madagascar: Madagascar's Defence Minister sings 'Kuch Kuch Hota Hai' song

Published on: Friday 04 October 2019
Madagascar's Defence Minister sings 'Kuch Kuch Hota Hai' song
News source: http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/2019/oct/05/madagascars-defence-minister-sings-kuch-kuch-hota-hai-song-2043562.html

ANTANANARIVO: In a community reception hosted onboard four Indian Navy ships stationed in the northern port city of Antsiranana, Defence Minister of Madagascar, General Leon Jean Richard Rakotonirina, ...

News Madagascar: Madagascar trial: a simple pregnancy test can change lives

Published on: Saturday 05 October 2019
Madagascar trial: a simple pregnancy test can change lives
News source: https://www.enca.com/life/madagascar-trial-simple-pregnancy-test-can-change-lives

ANTANANARIVO - Not having access to affordable pregnancy tests profoundly affects women’s lives. Without access to these tests, women are not able to confirm if they are pregnant. This leads to delays ...

News Madagascar: Audience favorite ‘Madagascar’ returns to Marriott

Published on: Sunday 29 September 2019
Audience favorite ‘Madagascar’ returns to Marriott
News source: https://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/lincolnshire/ct-lsr-ent-madagascar-marriott-1010-20190930-t5phy6kz2nauthhs75k5hqoopi-story.html

Famous writers, including Leo Tolstoy, have said only two plot lines exist: a stranger comes to town or a hero goes on a journey, according to Johanna McKenzie Miller, director of “Madagascar — A ...

News Madagascar: Darlington Hippodrome Will Move It Move It with MADAGASCAR THE MUSICAL

Published on: Tuesday 01 October 2019
Darlington Hippodrome Will Move It Move It with MADAGASCAR THE MUSICAL
News source: https://www.broadwayworld.com/uk-regional/article/Darlington-Hippodrome-Will-Move-It-Move-It-with-MADAGASCAR-THE-MUSICAL-20191001

The smash-hit musical Madagascar is dropping in to Darlington for a limited run from Wednesday 9 to Sunday 13 October. Based on the smash DreamWorks animated motion picture, Madagascar - The Musical ...

News Madagascar: An African first, Madagascar caviar tickles tastebuds in France

Published on: Monday 23 September 2019
An African first, Madagascar caviar tickles tastebuds in France
News source: https://www.reuters.com/video/2019/09/23/an-african-first-madagascar-caviar-tickl?videoId=603916135

One of the world's poorest nations has started producing one of the world's most expensive delicacies. Now entrepreneurs in Madagascar are hoping their caviar from the highlands will win over France's famously demanding chefs. Emer...}

News Madagascar: Top Madagascar beer maker supports investigation into its corn supply chain

Published on: Thursday 26 September 2019
Top Madagascar beer maker supports investigation into its corn supply chain
News source: https://news.mongabay.com/2019/09/top-madagascar-beer-maker-supports-investigation-into-its-corn-supply-chain/

Madagascar brewer STAR, owned by the French Castel group, is under pressure for allegedly sourcing maize from a rapidly deforesting area in the country’s west. It has agreed to support an ...

News Madagascar: BWW Review: MADAGASCAR: A MUSICAL ADVENTURE at Gettysburg Community Theatre

Published on: Sunday 18 August 2019
BWW Review: MADAGASCAR: A MUSICAL ADVENTURE at Gettysburg Community Theatre
News source: https://www.broadwayworld.com/central-pa/article/BWW-Review-MADAGASCAR-A-MUSICAL-ADVENTURE-at-Gettysburg-Community-Theatre-20190818

My experience seeing the work of Gettysburg Community Theatre's Penguin Project on last season's The Wizard of Oz: Young Performers' Edition was so inspiring and transformative that I couldn't wait to ...

News Madagascar: Missouri Botanical Garden and St. Louis Zoo win award for Madagascar conservation

Published on: Friday 09 August 2019
Missouri Botanical Garden and St. Louis Zoo win award for Madagascar conservation
News source: https://www.stltoday.com/business/local/missouri-botanical-garden-and-st-louis-zoo-win-award-for/article_d543fdc6-96ee-5575-b12d-2ec285304c32.html

The World Ecology Award will be presented in November to the Missouri Botanical Garden and the St. Louis Zoo for their conservation work in Madagascar. The annual award, presented by the Whitney R.