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Madagascar president targeted in assassination plot — prosecutors
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Madagascar president targeted in assassination plot — prosecutors

Madagascan authorities claim to have foiled a conspiracy against President Andry Rajoelina, with several “foreign and Malagasy” suspects arrested. The public…
Virus crisis piles pressure on African media
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Virus crisis piles pressure on African media

Collapsing revenues, rising layoffs: the coronavirus crisis is battering media outlets across Africa that were already struggling for cash and…
Pope pleads with Madagascans to protect rainforest
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Pope pleads with Madagascans to protect rainforest

Pope Francis on Saturday made an impassioned plea to Madagascans to protect the Indian Ocean’s unique environment from “excessive deforestation”,…
Pope rails against ‘vengeance’ as he ends Mozambique visit
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Pope rails against ‘vengeance’ as he ends Mozambique visit

Pope Francis on Friday told tens of thousands of faithful at a packed stadium not to resort to “vengeance” as…
Environment, poverty, corruption on agenda for pope’s Africa trip
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Environment, poverty, corruption on agenda for pope’s Africa trip

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) – Pope Francis leaves on Wednesday for Africa, where poverty, the environment, foreign exploitation of resources and…
Poachers threaten precious Madagascar forest and lemurs
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Poachers threaten precious Madagascar forest and lemurs

Under a leaden sky, six rangers walk silently in single file through Vohibola, one of the last primary forests in…
Draw for 2019 Africa Cup of Nations takes place Friday
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Draw for 2019 Africa Cup of Nations takes place Friday

The draw for the 2019 African Cup of Nations will take place 8:00 pm on Friday, set to broadcast live…
In Madagascar, plague outbreak now threatens largest cities
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In Madagascar, plague outbreak now threatens largest cities

As plague cases rose last week in Madagascar’s capital, many city dwellers panicked. They waited in long lines for antibiotics…
Plague in Madagascar hits urban areas, kills 2 dozen people
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Plague in Madagascar hits urban areas, kills 2 dozen people

Authorities in Madagascar are struggling to contain an outbreak of plague that has killed two-dozen people since last month. The…
CNN: Where to go in 2016 – Top 16 up-and-coming destinations
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CNN: Where to go in 2016 – Top 16 up-and-coming destinations

The best stories arise from the road less traveled. As new routes launch, developing nations welcome tourism and closed-off regions emerge. So…
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