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Indian Navy ship visits Madagascar

The Indian Naval Ship INS Shardul made a port call at Antsiranana, Madagascar, as part of First Training Squadron’s (1TS) Overseas Deployment from 21...

Madagascar operating Panthera T4 armoured vehicles

Madagascar’s military is operating MSPV Panthera T4 armoured carriers, which were seen for the first time last month. Madagascar celebrated the 60th anniversary of its...

Madagascar receives new aircraft

Madagascar's military has taken delivery of nine aircraft, including a CN235 transport, AS350 helicopters and Cessna 206 light aircraft. They were officially handed over in...

Second round coming in Madagascan presidential poll

Former presidents Andry Rajoelina and Marc Ravalomanana won most votes in Madagascar's presidential election according to provisional results issued on Saturday that...

ISS: Ramaphosa’s quiet diplomacy in Madagascar

Thanks to the efforts of South African President Cyril Ramaphosa, together with others in the international community, Madagascar's political conflict has largely...

ISS: SADC must keep its eye on the ball in Madagascar

The chances of compromise and dialogue among Madagascar's political actors are getting slimmer by the day. Violent confrontation between supporters of two...

ISS: Cattle robbery threatens Madagascar’s peace and security

Cattle theft in Madagascar is becoming an increasingly violent crime, with bandits terrorising villages by stealing, killing victims and taking cattle owners...

Madagascans urged to end protests

Madagascar's president demanded an end to unrest he said was intended to divide the country after two demonstrators were killed in a...

Madagascar protests leave one dead

One person was killed when Madagascar police fired tear gas at opposition demonstrators protesting against new electoral laws they say are designed...

Madagascar receiving lifeboat from France

Madagascar will soon take delivery of another rescue boat from France, having received three others in the last decade. The vessel, named...


Joint Standing Committee on Defence shows short memory span

Parliament’s Joint Standing Committee on Defence (JSCD) publicly acknowledged the “exceptional leadership” of outgoing SA National Defence Force (SANDF) Chief General Solly Shoke last...