Madagascar


Water carriers in Madagascar bear brunt of global crisis

2017-03-22 13:19

As usual, they get up before dawn and, one by one, place their cans in a neat row at the base of the water pump, ready for another long day of waiting and carrying.

Cyclone wreaks havoc

2017-03-12 06:00

At least 38 people have been killed by Cyclone Enawo that struck Madagascar this week, according to an official of that country’s disaster management department.

LATEST: Cyclone Enawo kills 38, displaces 53 000 in Madagascar

2017-03-11 09:00

Cyclone Enawo killed 38 people, injured 180 others and displaced 53 000 after it slammed into Madagascar earlier this week, the national disaster management agency says.

Top Africa Stories: Mujuru, Cyclone Enawo

2017-03-09 20:34

Zimbabwe's Joice Mujuru has reportedly said that she was a "clear" successor to President Robert Mugabe before she got expelled from Zanu-PF, and cyclone Enawo has killed at least five.

10 000 displaced in 48 hours as cyclone pounds Madagascar

2017-03-09 16:03

More than 10 000 Madagascans have been forced out of their homes over the past 48 hours as tropical cyclone Enawo battered the island, with the death toll rising to five, officials say.

Top Africa stories: Cyclone Enawo, Zim

2017-03-08 20:06

Tropical cyclone Enawo has killed three people and displacing hundreds as it buffeted Madagascar, and a crocodile shot dead by rangers in central Zimbabwe has been found with human remains.

At least 3 killed, hundreds displaced as cyclone Enawo batters Madagascar (Video)

2017-03-08 06:00

At least three people have died and hundreds others have been displaced after cyclone Enawo slammed into Madagascar and buffeted the island with hurricane-force winds and pounding rain.

Top Africa stories: Cyclone Enawo, Mugabe, Lesotho

2017-03-07 20:00

Tropical cyclone Enawo has struck Madagascar,buffeting the island with heavy rain, and President Robert Mugabe's government has agreed to pay civil servants bonuses to avert a strike.

Madagascar braces for cyclone Enawo

2017-03-07 06:05

Madagascan authorities have issued a warning of severe floods and storm damage as tropical cyclone Enawo bores down on the island's northeast coast.

Tropical Cyclone Dineo bears down on Madagascar

2017-02-14 15:17

Tropical Cyclone Dineo has formed in the Mozambique Channel, the fifth cyclone of the 2016/17 Southern Hemisphere cyclone season.

 

LATEST: Madagascar cyclone deaths rise to 78, at least 400 000 affected

2017-03-15 11:09

A cyclone that slammed into Madagascar last week killed 78 people and affected 400 000, authorities say, as they class the event a national disaster.

Cyclone Enawo death toll reaches 50, affects 176 000 in Madagascar

2017-03-11 21:31

Cyclone Enawo killed at least 50 people and affected 176 000 people after it hit Madagascar earlier this week, the national disaster management agency has said, with thousands forced into emergency shelters.

Madagascan cock fighters claw their way to glory

2017-03-09 21:33

Two competing roosters rear up to face each other in the heart of a rowdy Madagascan arena before bursting forward in attack, wings outstretched and claws set to strike.

10 000 displaced as cyclone pounds Madagascar

2017-03-09 16:11

More than 10 000 Madagascans have been forced out of their homes over the past 48 hours as tropical cyclone Enawo battered the island

Cyclone Enawo death toll rising, heading towards Madagascar capital

2017-03-08 21:58

At least four people have been killed by tropical cyclone Enawo in Madagascar, says the prime minister, as the storm tracked towards the capital Antananarivo threatening severe flooding.

WATCH: Video clips of cyclone Enawo hitting Madagascar

2017-03-08 08:38

Heavy rains and strong winds from cyclone Enawo have hit northeast Madagascar, raising concerns about flooding and landslides. Watch the videos.

Madagascar lashed by rain, wind from Cyclone Enawo

2017-03-07 21:00

Heavy rains and strong winds from a cyclone hit northeast Madagascar, raising concerns about flooding and landslides.

Cyclone Enawo batters Madagascar, threatens capital

2017-03-07 16:05

Tropical cyclone Enawo has struck Madagascar, buffeting the island with powerful winds, heavy rain and high seas and threatening to cause chaos in the capital, the country's weather agency says.

Traffickers log Madagascar timber with impunity, study says

2017-02-14 20:46

A new report says at least 350 000 trees were cut down in protected areas in Madagascar between 2010 and 2015, reflecting minimal government controls over the country's rosewood and ebony timber.

Gecko does 'striptease'

2017-02-08 22:16

A newly-discovered gecko uses a weird but ingenious tactic to evade capture: it strips down to its pink, naked skin and flees, leaving its attacker with a mouthful of scales,

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