About half of the island nation of Madagascar is infested with locusts. This has mysteriously happened during Passover, despite the fact that there are probably very few Jews in Madagascar (pop. 13 million, 41 percent of whom are Catholic, 7 percent Muslim, and the rest adherents of local traditional cults, on whom the Biblical reference may be lost).
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Locusts in Madagascar have infested about half of the island, with as much as 2/3 at risk.
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Noomi Rapace, who starred in Ridley Scott's film Prometheus, confirms that a sequel is being scripted, and has been in talks with the director.
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The wife of Madagascar's ousted President Marc Ravalomanana files her papers to stand in July's election.
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Sherry Fuller, 40, from Westcliff, Essex, started to suffer from headaches and seizures when she returned from doing charity work in Madagascar.
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AT least 23 people are dead in Madagascar in the wake of tropical cyclone Haruna, with a further 16 missing.
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Madagascar's President Andry Rajoelina has registered as a candidate for elections in July, documents show, despite an assurance he would not stand.
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TROPICAL cyclone Haruna struck Madagascar on Friday and left 24 hours later, having claimed six lives. Four others were killed earlier in torrential rain.
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April 2 - A locust infestation threatens the livelihoods of 13 million people, more than half of Madagascar's population. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
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A locust invasion is threatening the livelihood of Madagascar's 22 million people, most of whom already live below the poverty line, by devouring large amounts of rice and corn. Magalie Laguerre reports.
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