Africa's first and only source of caviar has been discovered in Madagascar. The island renowned for its exquisite wildlife and production of vanilla is now going to have another feather to its cap.
Madagascar holds parliamentary elections on Monday in what is being seen as the latest round of a bitter feud between President Andry Rajoelina and his longstanding rival Marc Ravalomanana.
Tens of thousands of people gathered to see the pontiff on his lightning visit at the end of a three-country tour of Africa. He was due to spend about eight hours on the Indian Ocean island.
Frank Glaw, who was part of the international team of researchers that classified the new species and named it Brookesia nana said the body of the male specimen appeared to be just 13.5-millimeters-long (a little more than a 1/2-inch.)
The global caviar market is projected to grow at 7% per year to around $560 million by 2025, according to Adroit Market Research, an Indian-based business analytics and consulting company
Ivory Coast needed two penalties to defeat Niger 1-0 Saturday in the last matchday one qualifier for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon. Max-Alain Gradel missed the first
Cyclone Belna blew into the western town of Soalala, leaving more than 1,400 residents homeless. Col. Elack Olivier Andriakaja of the national catastrophe management office, said Tuesday.
The United Arab Emirates today sent an aid plane containing nine metric tonnes of medical supplies to Madagascar to support the country’s efforts to curb the spread of COVID-19.
Used to registering dozens of coronavirus cases a day, Madagascar has in recent days seen an exponential rise in daily numbers, jumping to a record 216 cases on Saturday.