Deposed Madagascar President Out of 2013 Poll Race

Exiled former president Marc Ravalomanana will not be part of 2013 elections, as part of SADC resolutions which also included a ban for his rival, Andry Rajoelina.

  • Madagascar:  Former President Out of Running

    Tanzania Daily News, 12 December 2012

    OUSTED Madagascar President Marc Ravalomanana will not run for office in elections scheduled for May next year as recommended by SADC to allow restoration of peace and stability in... read more »

Former president Marc Ravalomanana

  • Southern Africa:  Regional Leaders Propose Madagascar Election Bans, 11 December 2012

    Southern African leaders want to bar Madagascar's deposed president, Marc Ravalomanana, from standing in new elections - despite condemning as unconstitutional his ousting in more »

  • Southern Africa:  SADC Urged to Act Tough On Madagascar

    Tanzania Daily News, 12 December 2012

    FORMER Madagascar premier Monja Roindefo Zafitsimivalor has asked the Southern African Development Community (SADC) to see to it that the Indian Ocean country's protracted crisis... read more »

  • Southern Africa:  Regional Leaders Speak on Madagascar, DR Congo, Zimbabwe

    South African Government, 10 December 2012

    1. The Extraordinary Summit of the Heads of State and Government of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) was held in Dar es Salaam, United Republic of Tanzania from 7... read more »

  • Southern Africa:  Region's Peace Tops SADC Agenda

    Tanzania Daily News, 8 December 2012

    THE security situation in the region topped the agenda of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Troika on Peace, Defence and Security meeting held in Dar es Salaam on... read more »

  • Madagascar:  Regional Leaders Call for Deposed President's Return, 13 June 2011

    Southern African leaders have called on Madagascar's rulers to allow exiled leaders, including the deposed president, Marc Ravalomanana, to return home. However, the country's... read more »

  • Madagascar:  Ravalomanana's Fate Bedevils Talks, 9 June 2011

    The return to Madagascar of its deposed and exiled president, Marc Ravalomanana, is creating profound division among the political formations which met in Botswana this week to... read more »

  • Madagascar:  Former President Sentenced to Jail With Hard Labour, 31 August 2010

    A court in the capital, Antanarivo, has sentenced former president Marc Ravalomanana and two officers to life imprisonment with hard labour for the part they played in the deaths... read more »