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Echos du Capricorne 2003/09/03

Broadcasted on 3 Sept 2003 at Fréquence Paris Plurielle (F.P.P.) FM 106.3
(1 hour in french/malagasy)

- Edito by Claudia : first program after the holidays, some "fruits from the trip" (CD's and Cassettes) of Claudie and Jean Louis in Madagascar, this summer.
- Tribute to "Vola", of the "Vola sy Noro" group. Vola died in Paris the 12th August 2003, due to kidney illness. Raymonde RAMARIARINORO, her actual name, was 54 years old, married and had three children. All the malagasy artists in Paris made a free concert in the Tana Orly Espace, Saturday 6th September 2003, in tribute to Vola.
- News from Madagascar: - the trip of the President Marc Ravalomanana in the south-east area of Madagascar : his popularity seems to be intact in spite of a lot of critics against his last decisions, mainly the authorization given to foreign investors to buy lands in Madagascar.
- more and more political parties want to join the presidential movement, in order to prepare the next communal and municipal elections, in November 2003
- The leaders of two newspapers - Lola Rasoamaharo of La Gazette de la Grande Ile and Georges Rakotondrasoava of Telonohorefy - condemned them for having breached TIKO, the presidential firm, and Marcel Monloup, a French businessman.
- Tantely Andrianarivo, the former Prime Minister of the Ratsiraka's government, authorized to be hospitalized for eyes and skin illness. His is 49 years old and has been jailed now for more than one year.
- another hold up occurred in Fianarantsoa against a vehicle transporting funds between two banks. Four persons killed. The bandits used kalachnikov and were not masked.
- Australia is interested for investing in Madagascar. The new Australian ambassador, Mr Jeffrey Sinclair Scougall is in Antananarivo.
- Agenda of the concerts, shows and parties in Paris and surrounds.

1/ Tonga dia lazao (Ivoara)
2/ Razanampaniry (Radama Antoine)
3/ Ny hirahiram-poko (Vola sy Noro)
4/ Imaitsoanala (Vola)
5/ Lezionera (Spesialista)
6/ Hihetsika (L"la)
7/ Valahara (Ricky)