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The mystery of Madagascar's forest cats
CNN - 3/24/2020 6:49:00 PM
Madagascar is home to many unique species, including a variety of lemurs. But there's one species living in the island's forests that scientists hadn't quite been able to figure out until now: cats.

Madagascar 'anti-virus brews' sell like hot cakes in local markets
YAHOO! - 3/26/2020 11:32:00 AM
Nirina Ravolona knows all the secrets to the natural brews she sells at Ambodivona market, and no-one doubts her when she touts an infallible cure for coronavirus. "So I also ordered lemons from my suppliers,

Netflix UK just added loads of great DreamWorks animations including 'Madagascar'
Yahoo! Entertainment UK on MSN.com - 3/31/2020 7:08:31 PM
Who likes to move it, move it? Netflix UK of course, which just added a bunch of brilliant DreamWorks films to the streaming platform that are guaranteed to keep the family happy. For a short while at least.

UPDATE 1-Madagascar's central bank injects cash to support economy due to virus
Reuters - 3/24/2020 3:08:00 PM
ANTANANARIVO, March 24 (Reuters) - Madagascar’s central bank said on Tuesday it had injected 420 billion ariary ($112.2 million) in March through auct

Madagascar orders lockdown of two main cities in virus fight
YAHOO! - 3/23/2020 6:05:00 AM
President Andry Rajoelina on Sunday ordered lockdowns in Madagascar's two main cities to try to contain the spread of the coronavirus across the poor Indian Ocean nation. "From tomorrow, Monday ... everyone stay at home,

IMF Executive Board Approves a US$ 165.99 Million Disbursement to the Republic of Madagascar to Address the Covid-19 Pandemic
International Monetary Fund - 4/3/2020 10:33:00 PM
The Covid-19 pandemic is having a severe impact on Madagascar’s economy. Tourism is facing a dramatic decline, and disruptions are occurring to mining and manufacturing exports, as well as in trade and investment. To mitigate the shock of the pandemic, the government is taking appropriate immediate actions including immediate fiscal measures ...

What’s on Netflix tonight? From Gascoigne to Madagascar, here’s what to stream
The Sun - 3/31/2020 5:38:00 PM
If you want to have a laugh or have followed Chapelle's work over the years, this should be a good watch for you. You can never be too old for cartoon family-comedy Madagascar. Madagascar is a 2005 American computer-animated comedy film produced by DreamWorks. Upon its release in 2005, it quickly became a favourite in most homes and was one of ...

Madagascar Key Message Update: Rainfall deficits in southern Madagascar limit harvests, driving higher food assistance needs, March 2020
ReliefWeb - 3/31/2020 6:43:00 PM
Suppressed rainfall since the end of 2019 has resulted in abnormal dryness and drought in southern Madagascar. Vegetation and water availability have deteriorated and crop losses, including that of rice, cassava, and corn, have been reported. Compared to the same period in 2019, conditions are drier currently, noted by a decrease in the ...

Sumitomo suspends operations in Bolivia, Madagascar
Seeking Alpha - 3/26/2020 8:08:00 PM
Sumitomo Corporation  (OTCPK:SSUMF) temporarily suspends operations at its Minera San Cristobal silver/zinc/lead mining project, in Bolivia, as well as the Ambatovy nickel project, in Madagascar, to p