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 - Sep 19, 2017: Football Body Complains Against Zimbabwean Referee - AllAfrica News: Madagascar
[Times of Zambia] Zambia's emphatic 7-1 bashing of Madagascar at the ongoing regional COSAFA Women Championship did not stop them from lodging an official complaint against Zimbabwean match referee for biased officiating.
- Mon - Sep 18, 2017: Uganda Overcome Madagascar, Date South Africa - AllAfrica News: Madagascar
[Monitor] Rugby -Uganda Lady Cranes will face defending champions South Africa in the semi-finals after beating Madagascar 12-05 in the quarterfinals.
- Fri - Sep 15, 2017: Five Die As Pneumonic Plague Re-Emerges in Madagascar - AllAfrica News: Madagascar
[East African] At least five people have died of pneumonic plague in Madagascar, public health officials said Friday.
- Thu - Sep 14, 2017: Makore Stars for Mighty Warriors - AllAfrica News: Madagascar
[The Herald] Rutendo Makore scored all four goals as Zimbabwe made an excellent start to their 2017 COSAFA Women's Championship Group A campaign with a 4-0 victory over Madagascar at Barbourfields yesterday.
- Thu - Sep 14, 2017: Mighty Warriors Coach Happy With Win - AllAfrica News: Madagascar
[The Herald] Mighty Warriors coach, Sithethelelwe "Kwinji 15" Sibanda, says her troops played a perfect game as they destroyed Madagascar 4-0 in their opening 2017 COSAFA Women Championships group match at Barbourfields yesterday.