Tsiresena Manjakahery

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From a lake high in Madagascar, Africa’s own caviar

The business is an unlikely project in a country beset by grinding poverty

Opposition protests over Madagascar vote result

The protest comes as the country's top court reviews a petition filed by Ravalomanana challenging Rajoelina's win because of fraud allegations

Ex-president Rajoelina wins Madagascar vote

Rajoelina has returned to power after he won 55.66% against 44.34% for Marc Ravalomanana in the run-off vote held last week

Madagascar votes in showdown between two ex-presidents

The clash between Marc Ravalomanana and Andry Rajoelina could revive instability in the country if the result is rejected by the losing candidate

Two ex-presidents to contest Madagascar’s run-off vote

Neither won the 50% of votes required for a first-round victory, with Rajoelina on 39.19% and Ravalomanana on 35.29%

Tensions rise in Madagascar ahead of vote

Thousands of Madagascan opposition supporters returned to the streets on Monday to protest against the president

Press Releases

NSTF-South32 Awards

All of the awards are made for outstanding contributions to science, engineering, technology and innovation in South Africa

The benefits of being a GEMS member

The scheme offers comprehensive and affordable healthcare options to all public service employees and greater access to better healthcare

The evolution of South Africa’s savings culture

A common misconception is that you need a lot of money to start saving, but this is simply not true – you can start with R50

Tobacco producers welcome new research confirming that cigarette ban has failed

Every day that goes by shows the importance of getting rid of this ban and going back to producing and selling cigarettes as we were before

Cost increases sharing of cigarettes

Many people are questioning whether the ban on tobacco in South Africa is not in fact having the opposite effect of that intended

How to tell if you have a hidden contact centre in your business

The important thing to remember is that a contact centre is defined less by the physical space it occupies and more by the customer experience it delivers

Accessing health and justice in a time of Covid-19

The similarities between the HIV epidemic and the Covid-19 pandemic are hard to ignore – the most obvious is the level of premature deaths caused by both

Position of the African Blood Regulators Forum on the use of Convalescent Plasma in Africa as a potential therapy for Covid-19

A potential treatment for Covid-19 is the transfusion of convalescent plasma collected from those who have recovered from into those who are still affected

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