Measuring the Economic Impact of Cyclones in Madagascar

[The Conversation Africa] Madagascar, Africa’s largest island, is naturally prone to cyclones. Earlier this year it was hit by one named Ava – a category three cyclone that killed at least 50 people, displaced over 50,000 and caused huge damage. And ju…

[The Conversation Africa] Madagascar, Africa's largest island, is naturally prone to cyclones. Earlier this year it was hit by one named Ava - a category three cyclone that killed at least 50 people, displaced over 50,000 and caused huge damage. And just this month another cyclone triggered flooding in the north of the country.

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How Kids in a Low-Income Country Use Laptops – Lessons From Madagascar

[The Conversation Africa] Every child, no matter what country they’re from or their social background, should have the chance to use and learn about technology. That’s the thinking behind a number of projects led by international organisations like UNE…

[The Conversation Africa] Every child, no matter what country they’re from or their social background, should have the chance to use and learn about technology. That’s the thinking behind a number of projects led by international organisations like UNESCO and UNICEF. They hope to bolster education and economic growth by making digital technologies available in the developing world.

Cyclone Eliakim Kills At Least Seven in Madagascar

[East African] Antananarivo -The tropical cyclone Eliakim which made a landfall in north-eastern Madagascar on Friday morning, has killed at least seven people, officials said.

[East African] Antananarivo -The tropical cyclone Eliakim which made a landfall in north-eastern Madagascar on Friday morning, has killed at least seven people, officials said.

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Ethiopian Airlines to Start Flying to Malagasy’s Largest, Busiest Tourist Resort

[ENA] Ethiopian Airlines announced today that it will start flying three times in a week to Malagasy’s largest and busiest tourist resort, Nosy-Be, on March 27, 2018.

[ENA] Ethiopian Airlines announced today that it will start flying three times in a week to Malagasy's largest and busiest tourist resort, Nosy-Be, on March 27, 2018.

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President Hery Must Avoid the Worst Plague of All

[ISS] Madagascar’s President Hery Rajaonarimampianina must be feeling rather like a pharaoh of the Old Testament. During the past four years when he has governed the country it has been visited by an astonishing succession of plagues.

[ISS] Madagascar's President Hery Rajaonarimampianina must be feeling rather like a pharaoh of the Old Testament. During the past four years when he has governed the country it has been visited by an astonishing succession of plagues.

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Air Seychelles to Drop Paris, Madagascar Flights, Re-Focus On Domestic Market

[Seychelles News Agency] Seychelles’ national carrier announced on Tuesday the cancellation of two international flights in April, including its Paris flight, which accounts for 30 percent of the airline’s passenger revenue.

[Seychelles News Agency] Seychelles' national carrier announced on Tuesday the cancellation of two international flights in April, including its Paris flight, which accounts for 30 percent of the airline's passenger revenue.

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