Thursday, April 18, 2019

Madagascar qualify for Afcon for first time

Madagascar have made it through to the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) finals for the first time after beating Equatorial Guinea 1-0 at home. Thailand-based...

Madagascar names ‘reconciliation’ PM

The president of Madagascar has named a new prime minister. Christian Ntsay - who has been working for the United Nations - was chosen just...

Madagascar PM resigns amid bid to end crisis

Madagascar's Prime Minister Olivier Mahafaly has resigned in an effort to solve a political crisis ahead of elections due later this year. Last month, the...

Madagascar bans prison visits to prevent plague spread

Malagasy authorities on Friday announced a ban on prison visits to prevent the spread of a plague epidemic into the correctional facilities. Health authorities in...

Photos: A Tournament For Single Malagasy Men Looking For Love

It’s hard to find a date in the highlands of Madagascar. For centuries, Betsileo men have hosted “Savika” bull wrestling tournaments to win the...

Madagascar health minister separates siamese twins

In most countries health ministers are seen as bureaucrats more interested in paperwork than medical miracles. Not in Madagascar, where Mamy Lalatiana Andriamanarivo recently picked...

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Deposed Sudanese Leader Al Bashir Moved To Maximum Security Prison

  Sudan's former President Omar al-Bashir has been moved to Kobar maximum security prison, days after he was deposed in a military coup. Reports say the...

The first African refugee in U.S. Congress is facing death threats thanks to Trump

As the spotlight falls on Somali-American Ilhan Omar, the first African refugee in the U.S. Congress, so are the death threats against her after...

Congo president’s daughter accused of using stolen money to buy Trump apartment

The Sassou-Ngueso family, which has ruled Congo for nearly 40 years, has been embroiled in another controversy, this time, involving alleged money laundering. The daughter...