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Two killed in Madagascar concert blast

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Two people were killed and dozens injured by an explosion during an Independence Day concert in Madagascar's capital late on Sunday, police...

Madagascar commissions patrol vessel back into service after refurbishment

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The Madagascan Ministry of National Defence has re-commissioned the Malagasy V17 offshore patrol vessel (OPV) back into service after over a year...

Striking Air Madagascar workers vow to push on with action

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A strike by some workers at Air Madagascar that has grounded most of the state-owned carrier's fleet neared one week, with union...

Air Madagascar orders ATR 72-600s

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Madagascar's national airline Air Madagascar has placed an order for three ATR 72-600s for a total of approximately $77 million, with the...

Madagascar’s ex-leader detained after return

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Madagascar's exiled former leader Marc Ravalomanana was detained on Monday after returning to the Indian Ocean island for the first time since...

Madagascan Air Force Tetras crash kills two

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One of the Madagascan Air Force's Humbert Tetras light aircraft crashed on Tuesday, killing both occupants in a blow to the small...

Madagascar’s president takes over; grenade blast kills child

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Madagascar's new president Hery Rajaonarimampianina, who won the first elections since a coup in 2009, took office on Saturday but his inauguration...

European, African observers say Madagascar election credible

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Madagascar's first presidential election since a military-backed coup was free and fair, European Union (EU) and Southern African observers said on Sunday,...

No clear outcome as Madagascar election results dribble in

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Results dribbled in from Madagascar's presidential election on Saturday but two front-runners said a second round looked likely in a vote many...

Madagascar votes in first presidential election since 2009 coup

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The people of Madagascar began voting on Friday in a presidential election they hope will end a five-year crisis and rebuild investor...

Madagascan Air Force operating Tetras light aircraft

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Madagascar's Air Force recently received a second Humbert Aviation Tetras light aircraft from France, the latest in a series of aircraft acquired...

Madagascar crowd burn two Europeans to death over “organ trafficking”

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A crowd burnt two Europeans to death on a tourist island in Madagascar and lynched a local man because they suspected them...

SA conduit for riot gear for Madagascar?

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WikiLeaks has revealed South Africa helped Madagascar's ousted president to import crowd control weapons before he lost power. The Sunday Independent newspaper...

SA conduit for riot gear for Madagascar?

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WikiLeaks has revealed South Africa helped Madagascar's ousted president to import crowd control weapons before he lost power. The Sunday Independent newspaper...

Madagascar names new government, opposition rejects

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Madagascar's president named a new government but the opposition immediately rejected the cabinet as illegal, throwing into question a road map towards...

Madagascar says will arrest former leader if he returns

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Madagascar will arrest exiled former president Marc Ravalomanana if he returns to the Indian Ocean island, a senior cabinet minister said a...

Madagascar leaders sign road map to elections

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Madagascar's President Andry Rajoelina bowed to foreign pressure and signed a political road map that allows for the unconditional return of his...

Madagascar sees tourism boost as crisis eases

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The number of tourists visiting Madagascar jumped 16 percent in the first half of 2011 from a year earlier, official data showed...

Madagascar postpones referendum on constitution

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Madagascar has postponed indefinitely a referendum on a new constitution because the charter has not yet been completed, the head of the...

Madagascar’s leader hints at ‘neutral’ government

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Madagascar's leader said he could form a politically "neutral" government after last-ditch power-sharing talks failed over the weekend, and said he expected...

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