Indian Ocean News

Understanding why Meru women pray with open hands while facing Mt Kenya Kenya News

They later followed a route that took them to the hills of Marsabit, eventually reaching the coast of the Indian Ocean.

Tuko , Kenya Dec 18, 2018

Ex-milkman versus the young gun: Madagascar ex-presidents in poll race

He then went into exile, not returning to the Indian Ocean island nation until the election of Hery Rajaonarimampianina in 2014.

News 24 , South Africa Dec 18, 2018

Madagascar's presidential runoff pits 2 ex-heads of state

The Indian Ocean island nation of Madagascar goes to the polls on Wednesday for a runoff presidential election that features two former heads of state who have a prickly past.

News 24 , South Africa Dec 18, 2018

Madagascar: three presidents, three crises

Here is a look back at the turbulent recent history of the Indian Ocean island: 2002-2009: Ravalomanana Marc Ravalomanana, a milkman-turned-millionaire dairy mogul is declared winner of the presidential election in 2002 after a crisis lasting nearly seven months against outgoing leader Didier Ratsiraka, who disputed the results.

News 24 , South Africa Dec 17, 2018

Madagascan ex-presidents face off in election clash

Madagascar heads to the polls on Wednesday in a crunch head-to-head election between two arch-rivals who have dominated political life on poverty-stricken Indian Ocean island for years.

News 24 , South Africa Dec 17, 2018

Madagascan ex-presidents face off in election clash » Capital News

, Antananarivo, Madagascar, Dec 17 – Madagascar heads to the polls on Wednesday in a crunch head-to-head election between two arch-rivals who have dominated political life on poverty-stricken Indian Ocean island for years.

Capital News , Kenya Dec 17, 2018

Madagascan ex-presidents face off in election clash

By AFP Madagascar heads to the polls on Wednesday in a crunch head-to-head election between two arch-rivals who have dominated political life on poverty-stricken Indian Ocean island for years.

Daily Monitor , Uganda Dec 16, 2018

Chinese fishing deal makes waves ahead of Madagascar polls

(AFP) The sun glistens on waves lapping against wooden fishing boats as their sails ripple in the breeze coming off the Indian Ocean.

News 24 , South Africa Dec 15, 2018

The Guptas cannot escape their karma

Our forefathers were brought, like cattle, across the Indian Ocean in creaky sailing vessel, to work on the sugar plantations, the mines and the railroads.

IOL , South Africa Dec 14, 2018

Stunning Sea Shores Reign

The pristine beaches of Kenya are best known for the white sand that leads into the Indian Ocean in the various shades of blue and green.

Business Daily Africa , Kenya Dec 14, 2018