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Plucky Madagascar car maker hopes to shift up a gear
For a start, only a dozen are built each year, by hand, on the Indian Ocean island of Madagascar and none are exported outside the impoverished nation. "Everything is based on design and the previous Karenjys looked very bulky," said Nantenaina Andrianaivoson, a young Malagasy father who drives a Peugeot 307.(8/17/2014 10:36:18 AM)
A lemur rescue mission in Madagascar
Of the 103 species of lemur, 90 percent are endangered, critically endangered or threatened.(8/19/2014 12:32:17 AM)
Clashes between Madagascar police, cattle rustlers kill 15
Clashes between armed bands of cattle rustlers and security forces have left 15 people dead in Madagascar including two paramilitary policemen, officials said Sunday. The village tradition of young Malagasy men stealing prized humped zebu cattle to prove their virility and valour took a bloody turn after two separate incidents in the south-east of the island nation. Known as dahalos, about 80 of ...(8/17/2014 5:25:42 PM)
Energizer Resources Provides Update on Infrastructure Enhancements Near Molo Graphite Project; U.S. and Canada Look to ...
Energizer Resources Inc. is pleased to update ongoing infrastructure enhancements in proximity to Company's Molo Graphite Project in southern Madagascar. Further, the successful elections in late 2013, ...(8/18/2014 8:00:00 AM)
Madagascar billed as surfing paradise
Try Madagascar. The island nation in the Indian Ocean has become the 86th member of the International Surfing Association as part of a drive to promote the sport in Africa, the California-based association said. Madagascar offers more than 4,800 kilometers (3,000 miles) of coastline that have been largely unexplored by the global surfing community, it said. ''It's world class,'' Blair Rogers, a ...(7/29/2014 8:40:12 AM)
Can Benedict Cumberbatch Help Make Penguins Of Madagascar A Christmas Hit? [Trailer]
The trailer for Penguins of Madagascar seems to have given it's protagonists a new back story, but how will it fair at the box-office?(8/16/2014 1:55:19 PM)
Christopher Golden: Health of Planet, People Linked
Madagascar researcher Christopher Golden finds surprising connections between the environment and humans.(8/14/2014 9:02:07 AM)
Teaser: 'Penguins of Madagascar' try to save the day
At Comic-Con in San Diego, Dreamworks revealed a new scene from its "Madagascar" spin-off movie, which arrives in theaters this November. In "Penguins of Madagascar," Skipper, Kowalski, Rico and Private are headed for new adventures far from the zoo. A new clip was unveiled at Comic-Con on Thursday, July 24, at Dreamworks' panel in the presence of Benedict Cumberbatch and John Malkovich, who ...(7/25/2014 11:50:39 AM)
‘Penguins of Madagascar’ – Full Length Trailer
Dreamworks Animation reveals the latest full length trailer of “Penguins of Madagascar” where we get to see our favorite penguins as toddlers and follow them through as they grow up to become the world’s most reliable yet hilarious spy quartet. “Penguins of Madagascar” is a spin-off from the blockbuster “Madagascar” franchise where the scene-stealing penguins […](8/15/2014 4:51:19 AM)
Madagascar billed as surfer's paradise
JOHANNESBURG >> Itching to catch a wave? Try Madagascar. The island nation in the Indian Ocean has become the 86th member of the International Surfing Association as part of a drive to promote the sport in Africa, the California-based association said.(8/1/2014 3:11:24 AM)
Source: Yahoo