COAT OF ARMS
Government: Untiary Semi-Presidential Republic
Current President: Hery Martial Rajaonarimampianina
Population: 24,430,325 (2016)
Land Size: 587,041 sq km (226,658 sq miles)
Major Ethic Groups:
- Tue - Jan 23, 2018: Air Seychelles to Drop Paris, Madagascar Flights, Re-Focus On Domestic Market - AllAfrica News: Madagascar
[Seychelles News Agency] Seychelles' national carrier announced on Tuesday the cancellation of two international flights in April, including its Paris flight, which accounts for 30 percent of the airline's passenger revenue.
- Wed - Jan 17, 2018: President Jacob Zuma Sends Condolences to Madagascar Following a Deadly Cyclone - AllAfrica News: Madagascar
[Govt of SA] President Jacob Zuma has, on behalf of the Government and people of South Africa, extended the country's deepest condolences to the Republic of Madagascar following a deadly cyclone that hit the island, killing more than 40 people and leaving scores of others unaccounted for.
- Thu - Jan 11, 2018: Cyclone Death Toll Rises to 33 - AllAfrica News: Madagascar
[East African] The death toll from the tropical cyclone Ava that hit Madagascar last week has risen to 33, authorities said Tuesday.
- Fri - Jan 5, 2018: Left With 'Chocolate Water', Parched South Grows Hungrier - AllAfrica News: Madagascar
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Ankilibevahavola, Madagascar -Every morning, residents of this village in southern Madagascar's Amboasary Sud district set off on an eight-hour round-trip journey to collect water from the nearest river.
- Thu - Jan 4, 2018: USAID Administrator Green's Call With Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, World Health Organization Director General - AllAfrica News: Madagascar
[USAID] The following is attributable to Deputy Spokesperson Tom Babington: