Madagascar

By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Dec 12th, 2012
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The former president of Madagascar says he will not run for any position in the island country’s next election, but he says he wants to return home. Marc Ravalomanana has been living in exile in South Africa since 2009, when he was overthrown in a coup. He told a news conference in Tanzania on ...
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Oct 15th, 2012
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To preserve Southern Africa’s relative peace in the face of rising challenges and threats, Southern African Development Community (SADC) member states must collectively reinforce its peace and security architecture. Implementing Peace and Security Architecture (II): Southern Africa, the latest Intern...
By IndepthAfrica
In Madagascar
Sep 26th, 2012
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Madagascar seeks support on eve of final phase of political transition At the General Assembly today, Madagascar’s Transitional President, Andry Rajoelina, called on the United Nations for continued international support for his Indian Ocean country as it approaches elections that are the final phase...
By IndepthAfrica
In DR Congo
Aug 19th, 2012
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Maputo: Southern African leaders on Saturday slammed Rwanda for supporting rebels in the Democratic Republic of Congo as a threat to regional stability and urged Kigali to immediately stop its “interference”. The Southern African Development Community (SADC) resolved to send a mission to Rwanda as it...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 17th, 2012
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By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Aug 1st, 2012
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ANTANANARIVO — Madagascar will hold a much-delayed presidential election on May 8 next year, a key step in ending the crisis sparked by a March 2009 coup, the electoral commission announced Wednesday. “May 8 will be the first round of the presidential election. On July 3, the second round of th...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
May 10th, 2012
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Antananarivo – A particularly severe outbreak of malaria in Madagascar has killed seven people since the beginning of the month and has left 60 others in need of hospitalisation, the country’s health minister said on Thursday. Madagascar has seen an increase in the number of malaria cases...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Mar 20th, 2012
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Antananarivo – A former judge on the UN’s highest court went on trial in Madagascar Monday on charges of complicity in a coup plot. Raymond Ranjeva denies any involvement in the alleged plot to unseat strongman Andry Rajoelina, who seized power in a coup in March 2009. In November 2010, w...
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Jan 31st, 2012
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BRUSSELS, Kingdom of Belgium, January 30, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The spokesperson of Catherine Ashton, the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the Commission, issued the following statement today: “The High Repre...
By IndepthAfrica
In Madagascar
Jan 26th, 2012
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Johannesburg – Mediation talks on the political crisis in Madagascar sponsored by regional body SADC should allow ousted president Marc Ravalomanana’s return from exile by February 29, a close aide said on Wednesday. Ravalomanana’s plane was turned back mid-air on Saturday when he t...