Madagascar Sets Sights on Economic Growth

The country will be reintergrated into the AU and will have the sanctions, levelled against it dropped, after President Hery Rajaonarimampianina promised better management of natural resources and a crackdown on corruption.

Antananarivo, Madagascar

  • Southern Africa:   Welcome Home, Madagascar!

    Daily Maverick, 30 January 2014

    After five years of diplomatic isolation, and economic stagnation, Madagascar has finally sorted out its politics (with a bit of help from SADC). Its reward? A warm welcome back… Read more »

  • Madagascar:   Tough Challenges Ahead for Madagascar's New President

    Deutsche Welle, 12 February 2014

    For five years Madagascar was paralyzed by a political crisis. New president Hery Rajaonarimampianina says he wants to reestablish the rule of law and fight corruption. This will… Read more »

  • Madagascar:   When Will the Donor Floodgates Open for Madagascar?

    UNIRIN, 13 February 2014

    The ups and downs of Madagascar's political fortunes and crises have been reflected in the often uncertain livelihood and prospects of Vonjiniaina Eliane Rafanomezantsoa, 33. Read more »

  • Africa:   AU Lifts Madagascar Suspension

    VOA, 27 January 2014

    The African Union has lifted its suspension of Madagascar, saying the country has completed its transition process and restored constitutional order. Read more »

  • Tanzania:   Dar Offers Madagascar Assistance On Sanctions

    Daily News, 27 January 2014

    TANZANIA has assured Madagascar of its extended cooperation to help it come out of sanctions imposed by the international community as a way of compelling it to retain democracy… Read more »