Feature: Madagascar: no more free primary schooling
| Mar 23, 2011
The burden of paying for education in Madagascar has shifted to the poor after donor funding was frozen in the wake of a coup in March 2009.
About 70% of the education sector had been funded by donor countries, but since Andry Rajoelina seized power from former President Marc Ravalomanana with the backing of the military, state financial support to the education sector has become erratic. To learn more about the end of free education in Madagascar, read this article in the Africa section at the IRIN News website.