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Madagascar Prison Break: 20 Inmates Killed

Twenty inmates have been killed in a shootout with Police during a prison break in Madagascar on Sunday, August 23, 2020. The Justice Ministry said scores of Prisoners attacked Guards with rocks and grabbed a gun as they tried to flee the Farafangana Prison in the South-East of the Indian Ocean island. The Police and […]

COVID-19: Madagascar Sacks Health Minister

Madagascar on Thursday said it had fired its health minister as part of a government reshuffle. The move is however coming a month the health minister clashed with the president for seeking international help for coronavirus. AFP reports that the Indian Ocean island-nation saw COVID-19 cases surge in July despite an official campaign to promote […]

COVID-19: Madagascar Re-Imposes Lockdown As Case Rise

Madagascar’s Presidency announced on Sunday that it  has placed its capital Antananarivo under a fresh lockdown following a new surge in coronavirus infections. “The Analamanga region (under which the capital is situated) is returning to full lockdown,” the presidency said in a statement. The announcement is coming barely two months after the restrictions were eased. […]

COVID-19: Madagascar Records First Death

Madagascar has registered its first coronavirus death on Saturday night, May 16, 2020, a 57-year-old medical worker who suffered from diabetes and high blood pressure. This was disclosed by the national COVID-19 taskforce spokeswoman, Hanta Danielle Vololontiana on Sunday, May 17, 2020.

COVID-19: WHO Meets African Traditional Medicine Experts For Cure

The World Health Organisation says it met with 70 traditional medicine experts in a bid to find a cure for the Coronavirus pandemic. WHO African Region while disclosing this via its Twitter handle on Tuesday, May 12, 2020, said an agreement was reached with the herbal medicine experts on clinical trials of their remedies. The […]

Madagascar Drug: “COVID Organic To Be Used When Confirmed Safe,

The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, has said the Federal Government and the World Health Organisation were carrying out Coronavirus drug trial in the Federal Capital Territory and fives States. Dr Ehanire, who disclosed this at the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 press briefing in Abuja, listed the States as Lagos, Ogun, Kaduna, Sokoto […]

CAF Awards 2019: Algeria named African Men’s Team of the

Algeria have been declared the Best Men’s National Team of the Year at the CAF 2019 Awards. They beat Madagascar and Senegal to win the award. They were announced as the winners at the awards ceremony holding in Albatros Citadel Sahl Hasheesh, Hurghada, Egypt on Tuesday, January 7, 2020. CAF tweeted, “Algeria named African Men’s […]