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Tuesday 7 February 2023 Dublin: 7°C

# madagascar

Last week
29th January 2023 - 4th February 2023
# Cyclone Cheneso
Tens of thousands homeless and two dozen dead after Madagascar tropical storm
Cyclone Cheneso smashed into northeastern Madagascar 10 days ago.
Last year
2022
# madagascar
Three critically endangered lemur babies born at Fota Wildlife Park
Less than 250 Black and white ruffed lemurs remain in the wild today.
# isalo
Flash flood kills family and tour guide in Madagascar
They had turned back when it started to rain, but got caught up when the rain suddenly turned into a downpour.
# Storm
UN warns of humanitarian crisis as cyclone kills 21 people in Madagascar
Madagascar was already reeling from a tropical storm which killed 55 people late last month.
# storm ana
At least 77 killed in Tropical Storm Ana in southern Africa
The storm made landfall on Monday in Madagascar before ploughing into Mozambique and Malawi.
All time
# madagascar
Madagascar says shipwreck death toll rises to 85
Maritime authorities said 138 people were on the 12-metre-long boat.
# African mission
Ex-Waterford star Hery in line for international debut against Ivory Coast
The French-born midfielder has been called up by Madagascar for the upcoming double-header.
# dream
Madagascar's sensational Africa Cup of Nations journey continues
They beat two-time winners DR Congo to reach the competition’s quarter-finals
# Upset
Ranked 108th in the world, Madagascar stun Nigeria to seal Africa Cup of Nations progress
Unbeaten Madagascar defeated the Super Eagles 2-0 to top Group B on Sunday.
# quack
This little brown duck was once thought to be extinct - now, its been released back into the wild
Meet the Madagascar pochard.
# madagascar
At least one person killed and nearly 40 injured after stampede at Africa Cup of Nations qualifier
Fans had queued outside the stadium nine hours before the start of the eagerly-awaited match.
# Outbreak
New advice issued for Irish people travelling to Madagascar after plague outbreak
At least 54 people have been killed in the outbreak.
# widespread panic
Highly contagious plague kills 30 people in Madagascar
Madagascar has a history of plague outbreaks almost every year since 1980, often sparked by rats fleeing forest fires.
# vanilla skies
Boom times have made Madagascar the centre of the global vanilla trade - but it's not necessarily all a good thing
The country’s limited infrastructure has struggled to cope with the rise in crime that has gone hand-in-hand with demand for the spice.
# Death
There's an outbreak of the bubonic plague in Madagascar
The outbreak has killed 40 people.
# Coffee
Could Arabica coffee soon be extinct?
Large-scale deforestation and climate change are putting the wild Arabica coffee bean at risk of potential extinction, say experts.
# Malaria
'Millions of lives' could be saved by new global subsidy for malaria drugs
The first independent evaluation of the international scheme shows promise.
# frightful
Cinemagoers run screaming from Paranormal Activity 4
Is the film really that bad?
# Endangered
Lemurs are "the world's most threatened mammal"
The destruction of their tropical forest habitat and an upsurge in hunting has been blamed for depleting lemur numbers.
# jailbird
Penguin breaks out of Tokyo aquarium
Run Penguin, Run. A penguin is at large after making a jailbird escape from Tokyo Aquarium.
# Daily Fix
Daily Fix: Tuesday
All the day’s news, and the bits and pieces you may have missed…
# New Species
Gallery: 615 new species discovered in Madagascar since 1999
Look through some of the World Wildlife Fund’s photos of new lemurs, chameleons and snakes discovered on the fourth-largest island in the world.
# Cyclone
Deaths as Cyclone Bingiza strikes Madagascar
Damage to island assessed as category 3 cyclone hits during peak of cyclone season.