2020-01-16 / 16:49:28 - An agreement between the Central Bank and the Ministry of Mines and Strategic Resources was adopted at the Council of Ministers on Wednesday 15 January. This agreement concerns the establishment of a gold reserve at the central bank and the control of monetary policy in Madagascar.
2020-01-16 / 16:33:06 - The JIRAMA tariff in Antsirabe will be lower after the SUN FARMING company is established there. It should be noted that the SUN FARMING company, which produces renewable solar energy, has already signed a contract with JIRAMA for the sale of its production at an affordable price. As was adopted at the Council of Ministers of Wednesday, January 15, the said company will be located on a plot of land of the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research in Antsirabe.
2020-01-14 / 12:11:19 - CSP1 police officers yesterday sensitized informal merchants and vendors on the Analakely and Tsaralalàna side to leave these premises and to request information from the "CUA" for their transfer locations. These police officers will "abduct" these informal merchants starting next week if some of them persist in staying. The aim of this operation is to facilitate the flow of traffic in the capital.
2020-01-14 / 11:53:15 - The HCC declared the law amending article 82 paragraph 2 of the Ordinance on the Status of the Magistrature to be in conformity with the Constitution. In a decision published yesterday, this article allows first grade magistrates in a position of maintenance in activity who have reached the age of 65 years to continue to exercise their profession for an additional period of one year renewable only once, after approval by the Superior Council of Magistrature or CSM.
2020-01-14 / 14:00:41 - The number of victims in traffic accidents is high compared to the number of victims of acts of banditry. This was the assessment of the year 2019 according to the Commander of the National Gendarmerie, General Andrianjanaka Njatoarivelo. 240 people died in various traffic accidents throughout the island. To remedy this, the National Gendarmerie in collaboration with the Ministry of Transport will carry out an awareness campaign to make drivers aware of the need to respect traffic rules. General Andrianjanaka Njatoarivelo recalled that speeding, alcohol consumption and lack of sleep are the main causes of traffic accidents.
2020-01-13 / 17:00:09 - There was a serious fire in the village of Isalo in Vohipeno last Saturday. 235 huts were burned and destroyed to prevent the spread of the flame. There are 1115 victims and millions of property losses. No lives were lost but ides injured due to panic during the firefight. Benefactors brought emergency aid to the victims: 1.5 tons of rice, a bag of beans and 50 seals. The BNGRC too has already made its contributions and the inhabitants are waiting for the arrival of the official delegation headed by the Prime Minister, hoping for help and comfort from the Malagasy authorities.
2020-01-10 / 16:57:53 -JIRAMA in Soanierana Ivongo is forced to set up an alternative power cut due to the failure of the Henri Fraise generator used by JIRAMA. This started on Thursday 9 January and takes place between 18h and 21h30. This breakdown would have caused a 110 to 140 kW shortfall in power to meet the needs of the population of Soanierana Ivongo. The population needs up to 270 kW during periods of high energy consumption. Local JIRAMA officials are currently repairing this generator, in order to re-establish a regular supply to consumers as soon as possible.
2020-01-10 / 16:48:29 - The SAFIDY Election Observatory does not accept the verdict of the court for the results of the election of the mayor of Antananarivo. They said at a press conference in Ambatonakanga on Friday, January 10 that they will not stop there but will take their case to the State Council. The inadmissibility of the request by the Administrative Court is a violation of rights and being a state governed by the rule of law, SAFIDY said. They interpreted this as a means of silencing them and the lack of transparency in the election process. The Administrative Court ruled that SAFIDY does not have the power to file a complaint as an organization.
2020-01-10 / 12:50:56 - Church leaders from the Council of Christian Churches in Madagascar (FFKM) presented their New Year's greetings to the presidential couple at the Ambohitsirohitra Palace yesterday afternoon. The development of the nation was at the centre of the discussion which lasted about 60 minutes. A development which is not the business of one person and which requires the contribution of all forces to achieve it, according to Pastor Andriamahazosoa Irako Ami, president of the FFKM, since the Malagasy form a single people in one nation.
2020-01-10 / 12:1 4:07 - Two agreements between the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries and the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Handicrafts and the Fihariana programme were signed on Thursday 9 January. The first one consists in the development of the poultry sector called "Akohonakà project" while the second one deals with the establishment of offices for "Fihariana projects" in the 23 agencies of the Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Handicrafts throughout the island. The "Akohonakà project" is part of the fight against malnutrition, according to the Minister of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries, Ranarivelo Lucien. The objective is to support 500 poultry entrepreneurs.