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NEWS FLASH

14/05/2012 | 17:00:43
Common ground between the ruling power and the SEMPAMA (the union of public school teachers) seems to be gradually eluding. The union let it be known, that the strike does not end. Manoro Regis, the education minister, recalled that the scheduled official exams would not suffer any change. [See]

13/05/2012 | 17:27:55
Various street demonstrations were recently expected to take place. The political movement of former president, Marc Ravalomanana, scheduled a meeting on May 12th over the Place of Democracy in Ambohijatovo. The "forbidden" area keeps on being locked and guarded by the military forces openly supportive of the High Authority of Transition. Unwilling to face up to pending clashes, the movement’s leaders present made towards the Magro square, in which demonstrations have been held daily during the latest three years. The decision apparently pissed some supporters off, as they were definitely bound to deal with the security forces the hard way. [See]

13/05/2012 | 17:10:29
The union of urban transportation companies has keeping on calling upon conditions to be improved, during the latest months. The frequent fuel price rises have actually been gradually blowing these companies’ profits. [See]

08/05/2012 | 12:37:10
Various areas’ trade unions have been stating claims rather loud during the latest months. The union of public school teachers is the latest ones to be firmly requiring higher wages. During the latest weeks, the public education system has been paralyzed and even pupils went down to the street and protested against the suspension of all courses. Police forces replied with tear gaz. [See]

01/05/2012 | 12:13:42
As a result to April 28th’s latest clashes between former president Marc Ravalomanana’s supporters and police forces supportive of the High Authority of Transition, the former president finally realized how impossible coexistence into this current political transition actually is. In the run of a phone line call addressed to his supporters gathered inside the Magro square, the former president “summoned” his collaborators to suspend the political sphere’s involvement into the transitional institutions. Back to mutual corners, we are now in for the challenge. Andry Rajoelina’s TGV party is just as so eager to remove the rival sphere’s Mamy Rakotoarivelo from the transitional congress’s presidency. So be it, the crisis settlement roadmap is definitely dead. Only an elusive political miracle would bring any more change to this matter of fact [See]

30/04/2012 | 11:28:52
The local foreign office and the communication minister jointly published that they summoned a couple of SADC representatives from the organization’s resident office in Antananarivo. Both figures actually were in Ambohijatovo on Saturday, April 28th, and witnessed the clashes between the HAT’s forces and the Marc Ravalomanana political sphere’s supporters intending to hold a meeting on the Place of Democracy, whose access has been being forbidden since years. Both SADC representatives happen to be suspected of biasness by the transitional power. [See]

24/04/2012 | 17:40:57
The capital city’s transportation companies were intending to strike on April 25th. As a conclusion to a general assembly, the strike was finally cancelled. A meeting with ministry officials proved however not enough to remove worries once for all. [See]

23/04/2012 | 18:14:06
The transition makes no place to the democratic debate no more. The Ravalomanana political sphere is planning to resume street demonstrations namely on the Place of Democracy, currently locked by the ruling power. This group is definitely not the single one willing to express its point down to the street. The FREE FM radio station’s managers promised to emulate onto the place of May 13th, should the ruling power dare to close it by force. [See]

20/04/2012 | 11:09:41
A 31 years old Frenchwoman was found lying dead on a beach north from the southern city of Toliara. Her friend is still missing. The general direction of the national state police and even the armed forces’ top command are jointly addressing the issue. Locals have never seen this before. An exceptional case, isn’t it? [See]

18/04/2012 | 09:52:34
Merely one week following the opening flight, Air Madagascar’s Airbus A 340 type aircraft got its opening breakdown. The airline company had to cancel its flight linking Antananarivo, Marseille and Paris on April 17th. The technical malfunction happens to be a blow for the company as well as for the dictating leadership for the plane was intensively turned into a propaganda tool. [See]

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