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2016-10-28 Drones Launch Off-Grid Healthcare in Rural Madagascar
[Al Jazeera] Drones, initially developed for warfare, are being co-opted to provide revolutionary off-grid healthcare to those who live in the most remote parts of the world.

2016-10-25 U-17 Football Team in Group B of Madagascar Afcon
[ANGOP] Luanda -The Angola national under17 men's football team integrate group B of the final phase of the 12th edition of the African Cup of Nations (AFCON2017), to be hosted from 2 to 16 April next year in Madagascar.

2016-10-25 U-17 Team's Group B in Madagascar Afcon Considered Tough
[ANGOP] Luanda -The head coach of the Angolan under-17 men?s football team, Simão Languinha, considered on Monday in Luanda difficult the group B that Angola is integrated in the African Cup of Nations (AFCON2017), including Mali, the Republic of Congo and Niger.

2016-10-24 Results of Draw - Total U-17 Africa Cup of Nations Madagascar 2017
[CAF] The draw for the final tournament of the Total U-17 Africa Cup of Nations MADAGASCAR 2017 was held on Monday, 24 October 2016 at the CAF Headquarters in Cairo, Egypt.

2016-10-22 Thousands Face Hunger - UN
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Rome -"These are people living on the very brink - many have nothing but wild fruits to eat"

2016-10-22 Risk of Famine As Severe Drought Grips
[Al Jazeera] A severe drought in southern Madagascar has led to major food shortages across the island nation, raising the risk of widespread famine.

2016-10-21 UN Agencies Scale Up Efforts to Save Lives in Southern Madagascar
[WFP] According to the Integrated Food Security Phase Classification (IPC) in southern Madagascar, more than half the population in the South (approximately 840,000 people), are experiencing alarming levels of food insecurity. The ongoing humanitarian response has ensured that the most acute food insecurity and the most severe form of malnutrition are being addressed. However, a third consecutive widespread crop failure and extremely low water availability urgently require additional resources to roll out an ade

2016-10-17 President Lungu Heads to Madagascar for Comesa Meeting
[Zambia Reports] President Edgar Lungu is this week expected in Madagascar for the Comesa meeting which will end on Wednesday. The event has been underway since October 10.

2016-10-13 Mumbengegwi in Madagascar for Comesa Ministeral Meetings
[The Herald] Foreign Affairs Minister Simbarashe Mumbengegwi left Harare yesterday for Antananarivo, Madagascar, to attend Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa ministerial meetings.The meetings are in preparation for the 19th comesa Heads of State and Government Summit to be held from October 18 to 19 under the theme: "Inclusive and Sustainable Industrialisation".

2016-10-11 Coping With El Nino's Devastating Impact On Southern Madagascar
[WFP] Riana Ravoala -Following three years of consecutive drought in the semi-arid south of Madagascar, it is estimated that 1.2 million people will be food insecure at the height of the lean season later this year and into 2017 - this number includes 600,000 in immediate need of humanitarian assistance. This report comes from the Androy region.

2016-10-10 Hassabo to Participate in COMESA Summit in Madagascar
[SNA] Khartoum -Vice - President of the Republic, Hassabo Mohamed Abdul-Rahman, will head Sudan delegation for the COMESA summit, scheduled in Madagascar during October 10 - 19.

2016-10-05 World Food Programme Scales Up Emergency Operations in Southern Madagascar
[WFP] The preliminary results of a multi-agency food security assessment, due to be released shortly, indicate that four out of nine southern districts are likely to fall into the "emergency" classification by year's end. Unless swift action is taken, three more districts could follow.

2016-10-03 Holders Mali Qualify As Guinea, Senegal Battle for Last Spot
[CAF] Mali will be in Madagascar come next year to defend their title at the 12 th edition of the U-17 Africa Cup of Nations. 'Les Aiglonnets' beat Ethiopia 2-1 on Sunday away in Addis Ababa to complete a double and advance 4-1 on aggregate.

2016-09-28 Niger Aspire to Qualify for Madagascar - Tiemogo
[CAF] Last year, Niger hosted the U-17 Africa Cup of Nations but the Junior Menas fell like a pack of cards starting with a 2-0 loss to Nigeria in the tournament's opening match and eventually failed to qualify for FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015.

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