Madagascar’s president Andry Rajoelina speaks to the press as Madagascans vote in the country’s parliamentary elections on Monday.  Photograph: Rijasolo/AFP/Getty Images

African island nation Madagascar held parliamentary elections on Monday, despite many of the country’s politicians being embroiled in a major corrupti(...)

The Malagasy people’s expectations exclude any established notion that power involves responsibility

The other day on the Avenue de l’Indépendance in Toliara, southwest Madagascar, a barefoot homeless man who had clearly suffered a stroke hauled his u(...)