Africa

All you need to know about high-stakes Madagascar poll

World's fourth-largest island to vote on next head of state amid political crisis, rampant poverty.

Madagascar presidential election: What you need to know

Madagascar

Madagascar election: Women struggle for place in politics

Out of 36 candidates vying for president’s office in Madagascar, only five are women.

Africa

Madagascar election: Expenses soar amid extreme poverty

With no laws to limit campaign spending, the presidential election is expected to cost more than it did five years ago.

Africa

Madagascar pre-trial detainees face 'life-threatening conditions'

Amnesty says 52 people died in 2017 in pre-trial custody as thousands of others faced appalling conditions.

Madagascar pre-trial detainees face 'life-threatening conditions'

Africa

President announces new Madagascar government after court order

A court ruling required a 'consensus' administration to resolve a crisis sparked by electoral reform last month.

President announces new Madagascar government after court order

Madagascar

Madagascar prime minister resigns amid political crisis

Olivier Mahafaly quits to comply with a court ruling that ordered the formation of a new consensus government.

Madagascar Prime Minister Olivier Mahafaly resigns

Madagascar

Tropical cyclone triggers flooding in Madagascar

Storm Dumazile churns off the eastern coast, bringing prolonged and heavy rain.

Tropical cyclone triggers flooding in Madagascar

Africa

Cyclone devastates Madagascar leaving at least 29 dead

Thousands have been displaced and dozens are still missing.

Africa

Dozens killed as tropical storm slams Madagascar

The cyclone hit the island nation during the weekend, leading to flooding, which affected at least 80,000 people.

Cyclone Ava kills at least 29 in Madagascar

Madagascar

Tropical Cyclone Ava moves towards Madagascar

Torrential rain starts in the north of the island as the storm is about to strengthen.

Tropical Cyclone Ava moves towards Madagascar

Witness

Mada Underground: Street Art in Madagascar

Madagascan slam poets, artists and skateboarders make space for creative expression despite poverty and colonial legacy.

Special series

Madagascar: Return of a President

We follow ousted President Marc Ravalomanana as he tries to win back power amid political intrigue and foreign interest.

Africa

Plague kills 124 in Madagascar, cities most affected

The southeast African island of Madagascar is scrambling to contain an outbreak of pneumonic plague

Plague kills 124 in Madagascar, cities most affected

Health

Madagascar has the plague: What you should know

Five important questions about an outbreak of the deadly disease in the African island nation of Madagascar.

Why is there a plague outbreak in Antananarivo?

Africa

Madagascar plague: 30 killed as the public panic over disease

Madagascar is trying to contain an outbreak of the highly contagious plague. At least 30 people have died in the past two months, and almost 200 suspected cases have been reported.