Madagascar storm death toll climbs

2015-01-27 22:23

Sixty eight people have been killed in the tropical storm that battered Madagascar over a week ago.

14 killed after tropical storm hits Madagascar

2015-01-19 17:05

Madagascar officials say at least 14 people were killed over the weekend when the island was battered by a tropical storm.

Ex-coup leader opposes Madagascar's new PM

2015-01-16 12:13

A former president of Madagascar who plunged the Indian Ocean island into chaos after he staged a coup in 2009, has rejected the newly appointed PM alleging procedural irregularities.

Madagascar government resigns over blackouts

2015-01-13 14:46

The government of Madagascar has resigned, the presidency announced, amid growing criticism and violent protests over the cabinet's handling of recurring power blackouts.


Video: Rescue teams face challenges in Malawi floods

2015-01-20 13:09

Flooding has continued to overwhelm Malawi with rescue teams saying their biggest challenge is to access the most hit areas.

Madagascar's economy shows signs of recovery

2015-01-18 12:21

Madagascar's economy has shown early signs of recovery, but political instability, weak institutions and weak governance are hurting prospects, says the IMF.

Madagascar names military man as PM

2015-01-15 09:48

Madagascar’s president has appointed a serving air commodore as PM, two days after the government of the Indian Ocean island nation resigned over criticism of its handling of recurring power outages.

1 dead in Madagascar protests over electricity cuts

2015-01-06 08:00

A protester in Madagascar was killed when police put down a demonstration against recurring electricity cuts in the eastern city of Toamasina, the victim's family and police say.

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