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2015-02-24 Zambia Confirmed for Dream Team VI
[This Day]Zambia's Under-23 team has been confirmed as Nigeria's Dream Team VI's next opponents in the race to the 11th All-Africa Games following the withdrawal of Madagascar.

2015-02-24 Botswana Stuns Madagascar in Antananarivo
[CAF]Botswana proved too strong for hosts Madagascar managing a 3-1 win in their first leg First Round qualifier of the All Africa Games (Women) Congo 2015.

2015-02-20 Act Alliance Preliminary Appeal - Response to Cyclones and Floods in Madagascar
[Thomson Reuters Foundation]On 16 January, 2014 Tropical Cyclone Chedza hit the south-western part of the country in the regions of Menabe and Melaky with heavy rains accompanied by strong winds of 100km/hr and a displacement of 15km/hr causing severe damage and massive flooding in most parts of North West of Madagascar. The persistent heavy rainfalls brought about severe flooding in most parts of the country.

2015-02-19 Giving Power to the People - Govt Creates First Community-Controlled Shark Sanctuary
[Seychelles News Agency]Antongil Bay -The Indian Ocean island of Madagascar is considered to be rich in biodiversity, boasting lemurs, baobabs, rainforest, beaches, desert, as well as a multitude of smaller islands off the country's main coastline and pristine marine reefs.

2015-02-09 Seychelles and Madagascar Eyeing Twin Destination Marketing With Easing Air Access
[Seychelles News Agency]Victoria, Seychelles -The launching of flights by the Seychelles national airline, Air Seychelles to link the Indian Ocean archipelago's mainland of Mahé to Madagascar's capital of Antananarivo is prompting the two island nations to forge partnerships for marketing as twin destinations.

2015-02-06 Madagascar Withdrawal Cheers Simukonda
[Times of Zambia]COACH Fighton Simukonda says Madagascar's withdrawal from the Congo Brazzaville 2015 All Africa Games (AAG) qualifiers is Zambia's gain.

2015-02-05 More Connections for Customers As Air Seychelles and Air Madagascar Sign Codeshare Agreement
[Seychelles News Agency]Victoria -Barely two months after the first Air Seychelles aircraft landed in the capital city of Madagascar, Antananarivo, the national airline of the Seychelles has entered into a codesharing agreement with its Madagascan counterpart, Air Madagascar.

2015-02-03 Madagascar Envoy, ECOWAS Commission Chief, Others Write to Jammeh
[Daily Observer]The President of the Republic, His Excellency Sheikh Professor Alhaji Dr. Yahya Jammeh continues to receive messages of solidarity on the aftermath of the December 30th State House attack as well, as season's greetings from Gambians and non-Gambians alike.

2015-02-02 Calling the Shots
[Africa In Fact]Madagascar's game of thrones: For decades the neutral image of Madagascar's army was a well-cultivated mirage

2015-01-30 Region Ready for Military Action on Rwanda Rebels
[The Herald]Addis Ababa -SADC is now prepared to enforce military action to deal with rebels destabilising the eastern parts of DRC where FDLR rebels have failed to meet their ceasefire pledges after only 26 percent surrendered against a pledge of over 70 percent.

2015-01-29 Why Is So Little Attention Paid to Madagascar's Incredible Wildlife?
[Namibian]MADAGASCAR is home to 5% of global biodiversity and the second highest number of threatened mammals in the world - yet even cartoon lemurs in the movie of the same name seem to receive more public attention and cash.

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