Harnessing the Sun to Drive IoT in Madagascar

The Madagascar-based Jirogasy, which designs, manufactures and assembles solar IoT systems and computers, is fundraising as it plans growth into new markets. Formed by brothers Yann and Lauric Kasay, as well as two other co-founders, after a crowdfunding campaign in…

Artemisia: Madagascar’s coronavirus cure or Covid-19 quackery?

By Daniel Finnan – RFI Madagascar’s President Andry Rajoelina gave a long, televised address last weekend praising the benefits of artemisia, a herbal remedy increasingly promoted as a treatment for Covid-19. It’s also gaining traction in other African countries. But the World…