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19 Sep, 2013, 05:00 ET Dr Jean Louis Robinson: Medical Investment is Critical to Regaining Madagascar's Strength

  - Poor healthcare provision will hamper Madagascar's recovery - Elections are an opportunity to heal the country and open a new...


17 Sep, 2013, 05:00 ET Dr Robinson Pledges to Build Safer, More Prosperous Madagascar

  - Presidential candidate highlights manifesto focus - Inspirational speech on Malagasy riches - Principles fully supported...


23 Aug, 2013, 10:15 ET Ravalomanana to Fight on

The future of democracy in Madagascar is under severe threat, with this week's ruling from the Cour électorale Spéciale (CES) that has...


16 Aug, 2013, 03:00 ET Mme Ravalomanana: Madagascar's Lost Youth Must Have the Knowledge to Succeed

As Madagascar's school children prepare to take their annual exams, Presidential Candidate, Lalao Ravalomanana, has warned that the country's...


06 Aug, 2013, 05:57 ET Entrenched Dictatorship or Emerging Democracy? Madagascar's Elections Reach Tipping Point

In the wake of recent events, Madame Ravalomanana spoke in Antananarivo today: "I know I speak for many Malagasy citizens when I say we all want...


08 Jul, 2013, 10:00 ET Mme Ravalomanana: "I am prepared to suffer personal sanctions"

Speaking out ahead of the GIC mediation meeting, scheduled for Tuesday 9thJuly in Antananarivo, Madame Ravalomanana, Presidential candidate for...


03 Jul, 2013, 04:00 ET Obama's Africa Visit Inspires Hope and Courage in Madagascar

Presidential candidate, Lalao Ravalomanana, has joined US President, Barack Obama, in calling for Madagascar to follow Nelson Mandela's example...


02 Jul, 2013, 04:00 ET Locust Situation Nears Crisis Point; "We Must Tackle this Together" Says Mme Ravalomanana

Presidential Candidate Lalao Ravalomanana has responded to the UN appeal for funds to control the locust plague threatening Madagascar, saying the...


28 Jun, 2013, 06:59 ET Lalao Ravalomanana Condemns Foreigners' Election Meddling

Malagasy presidential candidate Lalao Ravalomanana has condemned the intrusion of foreign states via the influential International Contact Group...


27 Jun, 2013, 03:00 ET Madagascar Needs Viable President to Attract World Leaders

Madagascar will need free and fair elections if it is to propel itself back onto the international stage and attract global leaders to its shores...


26 Jun, 2013, 05:00 ET Madagascar's Independence Day Shines the Spotlight on Elections

Madagascar's Presidential candidate, Lalao Ravalomanana, is using the country's Independence Day today to call for free and fair elections and an...


20 Jun, 2013, 05:00 ET Mme Ravalomanana Calls for Unity in Address to Moramanga People on UN World Refugee Day

The campaign for Madagascar's Mouvance Ravalomanana continues apace. Speaking ahead of her election rally in the regional province of Moramanga on...


14 Jun, 2013, 02:00 ET Lalao Ravalomanana Unveils Pledge to Be Africa's Third Female Leader

- First presidential elections in Madagascar after coup - Aims to improve living standards, education and women's rights - Build...


11 Jun, 2013, 13:28 ET World Day Against Child Labour

Ahead of the World Day Against Child Labour, Presidential Candidate Lalao Ravalomanana has urged the importance of protecting Madagascar's...