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Madagascar crisis forces girls into sex work
Economic hardships prompt girls to take desperate measures with some deciding to sell their bodies.
Last updated: 03 Nov 2013 11:09 GMT
EU observers give Madagascar vote thumbs-up
Observers from the European Union and southern Africa say election in Indian Ocean island nation was "free and fair".
Last updated: 28 Oct 2013 11:05 GMT
Madagascar presidential polls under way
First presidential election since 2009 military-backed coup has many hopeful of ending political and economic crisis.
Last updated: 25 Oct 2013 14:47 GMT
Madagascar presidential voting to begin
The first presidential election since a military-backed coup in 2009, 33 candidates compete to end political crisis.
Last updated: 25 Oct 2013 01:29 GMT
Poor bear brunt of extreme weather
A report suggests that the failure to address natural disasters could undermine attempts to end global poverty.
Last updated: 20 Oct 2013 09:24 GMT
Arrests made after Madagascar mob violence
Police arrest 26 people for lynching two foreigners and a local man on resort island of Nosy Be last Thursday.
Last updated: 07 Oct 2013 09:00 GMT
Madagascar imposes curfew after mob killings
Islanders burn French, Italian and local man claiming they murdered eight-year-old boy and mutilated his corpse.
Last updated: 04 Oct 2013 16:14 GMT
Madagascar announces presidential poll date
Polls will be held after two postponements amid lack of funding and controversy over candidacy of top contenders.
Last updated: 22 Aug 2013 17:22 GMT
The African Union versus Egypt
Egypt's role in the region has been jeopardised since their suspension from the African Union.
Last updated: 09 Aug 2013 11:29 GMT
US extends embassy closures
State department says 19 embassies in Middle East and Africa would be closed for up to a week "out of caution".
Last updated: 05 Aug 2013 02:36 GMT
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