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News: Madagascar

We have started to collect the most important news related to Madagascar in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

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Behind the scenes of BBC team's Madagascar rainforest trek

Wednesday, July 19th 2017, 11:25

Go behind the scenes with the BBC team as they trek deep into the rainforest of Madagascar to report on illegal sapphire mining, which is threatening rare lemurs.
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Sapphire mining threatens the indri lemur species

Tuesday, July 18th 2017, 17:46

Indris, the largest lemurs, are threatened by illegal mining in their native Madagascar.
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History sails on

Tuesday, July 11th 2017, 23:39

The craftsmen can all trace their skills back to one family who arrived on the island more than 150 years ago.
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African football gets new president

Thursday, March 16th 2017, 10:45

Madagascar FA chief Ahmad is elected Confederation of African Football president, ending Issa Hayatou's 29-year reign.
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Cyclone Enawo: Five dead in Madagascar

Thursday, March 9th 2017, 12:46

Cyclone Enawo forces thousands from their homes and damages power lines as it moves south.
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MH370 relatives arrive in Madagascar in search of debris

Saturday, December 3rd 2016, 22:59

Relatives of those who died on flight MH370 arrive in Madagascar, seeking a wider search for debris.
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MH370 relatives campaigning for answers on missing flight

Saturday, December 3rd 2016, 15:16
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia

Relatives of those who died on board Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 travel to Madagascar to lobby for the search for debris to be expanded.
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MH370 relatives to search for debris in Madagascar

Monday, November 21st 2016, 6:17

Relatives of missing MH370 passengers say they plan to travel to Madagascar to search for debris and clues.
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Madagascar: 1.5m face hunger because of drought, UN says

Thursday, October 27th 2016, 16:39

The UN says 1.5 million people in southern Madagascar are facing hunger because of a severe drought.
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Madagascar's lucrative cock-fights

Tuesday, October 11th 2016, 16:18

Cock-fighting is banned in many countries, but its popularity endures in Madagascar where gamblers can win substantial amounts.
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MH370 search: New debris in Madagascar includes 'burnt parts'

Monday, September 12th 2016, 8:10

Five new pieces of debris that may belong to flight MH370, including burnt parts, are to be examined after being found in Madagascar.
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Secret tortoise sanctuary

Tuesday, August 16th 2016, 1:03

Madagascar's conservationists work in secrecy to protect one of the world's most beautiful tortoises from poachers, writes journalist Martin Vogl.
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Madagascar house fire kills 38

Monday, July 25th 2016, 15:28

A blaze rips through a thatched home during a party in central Madagascar, killing 38 people, including 16 children.
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