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Madagascar’s AFCON dream run comes to an end

12 July 2019, 1:54 PM

Madagascar’s dream run at their very first Africa Cup of Nations tournament has ended after suffering a 3-0 loss to Tunisia at the Al-Salam stadium in Cairo on Thursday.

Lalaina Nomenjanahary

Madagascar shock Nigeria to extend Cup of Nations fairytale

30 June 2019, 9:13 PM

Africa Cup of Nations newcomers Madagascar pulled off a stunning upset of Nigeria on Sunday with a 2-0 win over the three-time former champions to clinch a place in the last 16.


Madagascar continues fairytale debut at Cup of Nations

28 June 2019, 5:48 AM

Africa Cup of Nations debutants Madagascar took a giant stride towards the next round as Marco Ilaimaharitra hammered home a late free kick to beat Burundi 1-0 in their Group B match on Thursday.

Madagascar president Andry Rajoelina at the stadium

Stampede in Madagascar kills 15, wounds 75

27 June 2019, 7:40 AM

At least 15 people were killed and 75 wounded in a stampede at a stadium after a military parade in Madagascar’s capital on Wednesday to mark the country’s Independence Day, authorities said.

Madagascar president announces constitutional referendum

21 April 2019, 8:20 PM

Madagascar’s President Andry Rajoelina has called a May 27 referendum on changing the constitution, to do away with the country’s Senate and give more powers to the regions.



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