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2008-10-09 15:00:24

Excerpt from report by state-owned TBC (Tanzania Broadcasting Corporation) television on 9 October [Presenter] The Malagasy and Tanzanian governments have signed agreements that will enable exchange of information and expertise in areas of business, tourism, communication, defence and security, as well as establishment of permanent cooperation committees between the two countries. [Reporter] Malagasy President Marc Ravalomanana used the opportunity to address the media before concluding...

2008-09-15 09:00:43

Writethru: Educationnal reform officially launched in Madagascar ANTANANARIVO, Sept. 12 (Xinhua) -- The Madagascan President Marc Ravalomanana officially launched the reform of education in Madagascar here on Friday and provided the ministerial decision of allocations for 2,719 semi specialized teachers who have just finished their one-year training in 16 educational centers of the Indian Ocean island country. The President Marc Ravalomanana said in the ceremony attended by 5,000 guests...

2008-09-01 09:00:17

Text of report by Malagasy privately-owned daily newspaper L'Express de Madagascar website on 1 September The government has not been particularly vocal over the demonstrations held in some districts on Friday. It appears as if the government wishes to give the impression that it attaches little importance to these events. President Ravalomanana has issued no statement on yesterday's rallies organized by the opposition in several towns. The head of state's speech broadcast on Ny...

2006-01-09 08:27:06

By Tim Cocks ANTANANARIVO (Reuters) - Madagascar has reached a milestone in its plan to triple its nature reserves by the end of 2008, protecting a million extra hectares since the plan was drafted, a top conservation group said on Monday. President Marc Ravalomanana pledged to boost the huge Indian Ocean island's protected forests and wetlands to 6.0 million hectares from its then 1.7 million in September 2003 at a World Parks Congress in South Africa. Herilala Randriamahazo,...

2005-11-21 02:30:17

ANTANANARIVO (Reuters) - A man was arrested on Sunday carrying an automatic weapon and three cartridges of ammunition to a church service attended by Madagascan President Marc Ravalomanana, a security official said. Gendarmerie boss Augustin Randrianasolo told Reuters on Monday it was not clear whether the man had intended to attack Ravalomanana. "We caught someone at the church with an automatic rifle and three cartridges of ammunition," said Randrianasolo. "We found a taser stun...

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