Quantcast
Last updated on April 19, 2014 at 17:21 EDT

Latest Marc Ravalomanana Stories

2013-09-26 12:25:27

ANTANANARIVO, Madagascar, September 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- On World Tourism Day, Madagascar's Presidential candidate for the AVANA Party, Dr Jean Louis Robinson, highlights the benefits a thriving, sustainable tourism industry will have on the impoverished people of Madagascar. Although the country was positively profiled in the Hollywood animated blockbuster "Madagascar", the reality is nine out of 10 Malagasy people live below the poverty line. However, Dr...

2013-09-25 04:22:00

ANTANANARIVO, Madagscar, September 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- On Pan African Women's Day, Madagascar Presidential candidate for the AVANA Party, Dr Jean Louis Robinson, has warned that a failure to address gender inequality will hold the country back from future development. Speaking in Antananarivo today, Dr Robinson said: "Everybody with a legal right can vote in the elections this year, but many women in our country are denied access to equal opportunities in many...

2013-09-19 04:21:11

ANTANANARIVO, Madagascar, September 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- - Poor healthcare provision will hamper Madagascar's recovery - Elections are an opportunity to heal the country and open a new chapter - The people must be free to choose the right leader Inadequate healthcare provision and poor health education will prevent Madagascar from getting back on its feet, warns Dr Jean Louis Robinson, Presidential Candidate for the AVANA party....

2013-08-24 04:20:11

ANTANANARIVO, Madagascar, August 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Mouvance Ravalomanana has commissioned a national opinion poll to seek the views of the Malagasy people concerning the present political crisis. Key data is now released in the hope that the people will be allowed to decide who their next President should be in a free and fair election process. The recent decisions of the CES will disenfranchise millions of voters of their first choice candidates. The opinion poll...

2013-07-02 04:21:38

ANTANANARIVO, Madagascar, July 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Presidential Candidate Lalao Ravalomanana has responded to the UN appeal for funds to control the locust plague threatening Madagascar, saying the country must unite in the face of this major environmental threat. Last week, the The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation appealed for $22 million to tackle the locust plague that has already infested over half of Madagascar's cultivated land and pastures,...

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...