Weather

Cyclone kills 38, displaces 53,000 in Madagascar

Powerful storm causes 'enormous' damage in Madagascar, killing dozens and forcing tens of thousands from their homes.

Cyclone Enawo death toll rises to 38, displaces 53,000

Africa

Strongest cyclone in 13 years hits Madagascar

Cyclone Enawo makes landfall in northeastern Madagascar, packing winds of up to 270 kilometres per hour.

Strongest cyclone in 13 years hits Madagascar

Poverty & Development

The bitter taste of Madagascan vanilla

In the world's top vanilla exporting country farmers live in poverty and constant fear of losing their crop to theft.

The bitter taste of Madagascar vanilla

Africa

Madagascar: Truck crash kills 47, including newly-weds

At least 47 people die and 22 suffer injuries in road accident outside the town of Anjozorobe near Madagascar's capital.

Madagascar: Truck crash kills 47, including newly-weds

Science & Technology

Drones launch off-grid healthcare in rural Madagascar

New project aims to enable villagers to diagnose and treat conditions via drone-delivered test samples and vaccines.

Drones launch off-grid healthcare in rural Madagascar

Weather

Risk of famine as severe drought grips Madagascar

Hundreds of thousands of people go hungry as food shortages intensify in the world’s fourth largest island nation.

Health

Traditional healers and modern medicine in Madagascar

Officials and NGOs hope to work with healers, who thrive in remote areas, in order to reach underserved communities.

Traditional healers and modern medicine in Madagascar

Madagascar

Madagascar: The vulnerability to tuberculosis

Despite a major commitment to universal healthcare, the government is heavily reliant on external funding and donors.

Madagascar: The vulnerability to tuberculosis

Madagascar

Grenade attack in Madagascar capital kills two teens

President Rajaonarimampianina labels attack on national day, in which 84 people were wounded, an "act of terrorism".

Madagascar: Two teens killed in grenade attack

Africa

Madagascar: On the hunt for sharks

As fisheries collapse due to overfishing and climate change, Madagascar fishermen migrate further out to find fish.

Madagascar: On the hunt for sharks

Poverty & Development

The endangered lifeline of Madagascar's sharks

Over-fishing threatens not only the survival of shark species, but also impoverished fishing communities in Madagascar.

The endangered lifeline of Madagascar's sharks

Environment

UNESCO status forces change on Reunion's island farmers

Farmers hurt by limitations brought about after much of French territory east of Madagascar became world heritage site.

Arts & Culture

In Madagascar, cockfighting is big business

Traditional sport is major source of income for many with wealthy enthusiasts betting even cars and houses on roosters.

In Madagascar, cockfighting is big business

Politics

Parliament dismisses 'incompetent' Madagascar president

Lawmakers agree to discharge Hery Rajaonarimampianina for alleged constitutional violations and general incompetence.

Parliament dismisses 'incompetent' Madagascar president

101 East

Return of the Lizard King

101 East exposes an infamous wildlife trafficker at the helm of an illegal multi-million dollar business.