Latest posts by Elizabeth Tamblin
31 March 2015
In 2010, the first round of voting, monitored by international observers, took place peacefully, though several violent incidents marred the second round, as 24 candidates stood for high office.
18 March 2015
Niger is at war with Boko Haram. Let's not forget, though, that Niger is also home to many projects and is a land full of natural beauty and poetry.
4 March 2015
Madagascar is going through another extremely difficult time, with a large part of the country being inundated by floods. Residents have uploaded photos of the devastation to social media.
28 February 2015
Did you know "2m1" means "tomorrow"? Or that "C'est de la balle" means "That's great"? For anyone lost, we've collected some tips to help you understand the lingo.
13 February 2015
"In the fight against the disease, it is clear that the approach taken by the authorities has been haphazard and there has been a lack of communication from the beginning."
8 November 2014
Madagascar's electricity company is facing major challenges to provide power for the whole country. Malagasy Internet users delve into the many issues with electricity provision and their causes.
7 October 2014
France's public debt is set to rise by more than 70 billion euros next year, yet France is currently borrowing at historically low rates.
25 September 2014
Fifteen African countries including Madagascar are potentially at risk since they have the same environmental characteristics as affected countries. The prime minister says Madagascar is prepared, but others are doubtful.
1 September 2014
A pub in South Korea posted a notice turning away Africans "due to Ebola virus," and a Nigerian millionaire preacher is offering to cure Ebola patients with his special water.
27 August 2014
The footballing world is in a state of shock following the death of 24-year-old Ebossé, killed by a projectile thrown from the stands after a match.