Malagasy Leaders Deadlock But Will Continue Talks

Madagascar's de facto leader Andry Rajoelina and the president he ousted, Marc Ravalomanana, are to meet again after failing to reach agreement at a meeting in the Seychelles.
  • Madagascar:  Political Rivals Deadlock, Plan More Talks, 27 July 2012

    Malagasy political rivals Andry Rajoelina and Marc Ravalomanana will hold follow-up talks in the coming weeks after this week's talks, facilitated by South African President Jacob ... read more »

Previous conflict in Madagascar (file photo).

  • Madagascar:  Rajoelina, Ravalomanana Meet On Remote Island

    Radio France Internationale, 25 July 2012

    Madagascar's leader Andry Rajoelina and the man he toppled in 2009, Marc Ravalomanana, met Wednesday on a private island in the Seychelles with orders from other southern African ... read more »

  • Madagascar:  Rajoelina, Ravalomanana to Meet Again, Say Mediators

    South African Government, 26 July 2012

    Following the SADC Extraordinary Summit of Heads of State and Government held on 01 June 2012 in Luanda, Republic of Angola, the Chairperson of the Organ on Politics, Defense and ... read more »

  • South Africa:  President Zuma Arrives in Seychelles

    South African Government, 25 July 2012

    President Jacob Zuma has arrived in the Republic of Seychelles to attend Madagascar mediation talks under the auspices of the SADC Troika on Politics, Defence and Security. read more »

  • Madagascar:  Army Divided as Talks Start

    Institute for Security Studies, 25 July 2012

    This weekend saw an attempted mutiny by renegade soldiers in Madagascar, who tried to capture a military camp situated near the country's international airport. However, the ... read more »

  • Madagascar:  Opposition Radio Suspends Broadcasts After Mutiny At Military Base

    Reporters sans Frontières, 24 July 2012

    Reporters Without Borders deplores the fact that Free FM, an opposition radio station based in Antananarivo, has been off the air for the past two days after angering Andry ... read more »

  • South Africa:  President's Special Envoy Meets Madagascar's Political Leadership

    South African Government, 23 July 2012

    South Africa's International Relations and Cooperation Deputy Minister Marius Fransman, who serves as President Jacob Zuma's Special Envoy on Madagascar, is in the Seychelles to ... read more »

  • Madagascar:  Troops Mutiny Ahead of Political Summit

    Radio France Internationale, 22 July 2012

    Troops stationed near Madagascar's main airport mutinied on Sunday with gunfire lasting more than four hours. read more »