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2017-07-26 No More Fish? We'll Farm Seaweed Instead
[Deutsche Welle] Tampolove -The collapse of fisheries, decline of coral reefs and drought are all hitting Madagascar hard. But fishermen are coping with scarce and stressed resources in the Indian Ocean by coming up with new alternatives.

2017-07-24 Madagascar Stun Mozambique, Book Angola Date
[CAF] Madagascar recorded a shocking 2-0 win over Mozambique away in Maputo on Sunday to book a date with Angola at the final round of the qualifiers for the Total African Nations Championship (CHAN) Kenya 2018.

2017-07-19 Largest Free Trade Area for Africa Still Elusive
[Citizen] Arusha -The formal launch of the once touted the mega economic bloc for Africa, the Tripartite Free Trade Area (FTA), faces further delay because only one country has so far ratified its creation out of 19 member states.

2017-07-12 Xavier Names 22 Players for 'Operation Beat Madagascar'
[CAF] Mozambique coach Abel Xavier has named a 22-man squad ahead of their Total African Nations Championship (CHAN) Kenya 2018 Second Round First leg clash away to Madagascar this weekend.

2017-07-10 Filming The Country's Lawless Red Zones
[RFI] In southern Madagascar's "Red Zones" armed bandits known as the Dahalo thrive on cattle-rustling with little interference from the police. TV producer Jamie Welham talks about meeting them, describing his job is like juggling several balls in the air while walking a tight rope.

2017-07-03 Seychellois National Arrested in Madagascar On Drug Charges Placed in Preventive Detention
[Seychelles News Agency] A Seychellois national arrested in Madagascar in possession of nearly 500 grammes of heroin has been placed in preventive detention at Antanimora prison.

2017-06-30 COSAFA - Referee Expelled
[The Herald] Blundering Botswana referee Joshua Bondo has paid a huge price for his diabolical officiating in the COSAFA Castle Cup clash between Zimbabwe and Madagascar, with the match official being expelled from the regional tournament for poor performance.

2017-06-29 Controversial Refereeing Calls Overshadow Warriors, Barea Clash
[Cosafa] Controversial refereeing calls overshadowed the top of the table clash in Group B at the Cosafa Castle Cup as Zimbabwe and Madagascar played out a goalless draw on Wednesday at the Royal Bafokeng Sports Palace.

2017-06-29 Referee From Hell - Poor Match Official Robs Warriors
[The Herald] ZIFA were crying foul last night, accusing Botswana referee Joshua Bondo of deliberately working against the interests of the Warriors after a shocking refereeing performance by the match official overshadowed this 2017 COSAFA Castle Cup showdown at the Royal Bafokeng Stadium.

2017-06-27 Warriors Massacre Os Mambas - Barea Defeat The Pirates
[Cosafa] Zimbabwe served emphatic notice of their potential to grab a record-breaking fifth COSAFA Castle Cup title with a 4-0 pasting of Mozambique in the opening Group B game at the Moruleng stadium on Monday.Madagascar also made a winning start to extend their winning streak this year to six games as they overcame fellow Indian Ocean islanders Seychelles 2-0 in the second game of the night as the tournament completed its second day.

2017-06-27 COSAFA Under - 17 Championships Provides Steep Learning Curve
[Cosafa] The COSAFA Under-17 Championships to be staged in Mauritius from July 21-30 will be for many of the players a first introduction to the rigours of international football.

2017-06-26 President Sirleaf Salutes Madagascar, Mozambique On Independence Anniversaries
[Observer] President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has sent a congratulatory message to her colleague, the President of the Republic of Madagascar, Mr. Hery Rajaonarimampiania, on that country's 57th Independence anniversary on June 26.

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