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2017-03-28 China Welcomes Madagascar to Join Belt and Road Construction
[Focac] China and Madagascar on Monday agreed to synergize development strategies under the framework of the Belt and Road Initiative and ten major plans for China-Africa cooperation.

2017-03-23 Lamu, Tana River to Benefit From Sh15.9b Solar Power Project
[Nation] Lamu and Tana River are among 14 energy "underserved" counties set to benefit from a Sh15.9 billion solar power project this year.

2017-03-17 New CAF President, Ahmad, Promises Financial Transparency
[Premium Times] A breath of fresh air is sweeping through the Confederation of African Football, CAF, following the emergence of Ahmad Ahmad as the new president of the continent's football ruling body.

2017-03-17 CAF Elects New Prexy As Hayatou Loses Out
[The Point] Madagascar Football Association President Ahmed Ahmad has been elected Confederation of African Football president, ending long-time ruler Issa Hayatou's 29-year reign.

2017-03-15 Govt Declares National Disaster After Cyclone Tears Through Parts of Island
[Nation] Madagascar has declared a national disaster after a cyclone tore through the northern and eastern parts of the Indian Ocean island last week, leaving 78 dead and destroying thousands of homes.

2017-03-15 Death Toll in Madagascar Cyclone Enawo Rises, Thousands Displaced
[Deutsche Welle] Cyclone Enawo has killed 38 people and injured more than 100 in the drought-stricken island nation. The Red Cross has deployed volunteers to assist the more than 53,000 people displaced by the storm.

2017-03-13 Chinese TV Programs to Be Broadcasted in Madagascar
[Focac] Antananarivo -Chinese TV programs, including 52 movies, will be broadcasted on Malagasy national television (TVM), according to a memorandum of understanding (MOU) signed on Friday by Madagascar's minister of communications Vonison Andrianjato and the Chinese ambassador Yang Xiaorong in Antananarivo, Madagascar's capital.

2017-03-13 Cyclone Enawo Death Toll Rises to 38, Displaces 53,000
[Al Jazeera] Cyclone Enawo has killed at least 38 people and injured 180 in northeast Madagascar, according to officials.

2017-03-13 88 Madagascar Athletes to Train for Five Months in China
[Focac] Antananarivo -Eighty-eight Malagasy athletes will be sent to China for five months of training this year, Malagasy sports minister said on Friday.

2017-03-10 Strongest Cyclone in 13 Years Hits Madagascar
[Al Jazeera] The strongest cyclone to hit Madagascar in 13 years has made landfall on the northeastern coast of the island nation on Tuesday.

2017-03-07 NASA Sees Powerful Tropical Cyclone Enawo Threatening Madagascar
[NASA] Tropical Cyclone Enawo has continued to intensify while moving toward Madagascar. NASA's Aqua satellite showed the development of an eye, while the Global Precipitation Measurement mission or GPM found heavy rainfall in the storm.

2017-03-06 16 Malagasy Citizens Remain Detained in Seychelles
[Seychelles News Agency] The Seychelles' Department of Immigration confirmed on Monday that 16 Malagasy citizens flagged by officials while on transit last week are still in the country.

2017-02-28 Madagascar PM to Receive Mandela Award
[East African] Madagascar's Prime Minister Oliver Mahafaly Solonandrasana has been nominated to receive the 2016 Mandela Prize for Courage, the Malagasy government Press Service said.

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