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Madagascar’s leader spurns Ethiopia mediation talks

Madagascar's president spurned yesterday the African Union's (AU) latest attempt to resolve the Indian Ocean island's crisis, increasing the chance the continent's...

Madagascar leader calls talks after sanctions threat

Madagascar's President Andy Rajoelina has called a meeting next week with leading opposition groups to try to resolve a year-long political crisis...

Madagascar names new vice PM as sanctions loom

Madagascar's embattled leader Andry Rajoelina appointed a new vice prime minister in charge of foreign affairs yesterday, in a fresh effort to...

AU to hold meetings on Somalia and Madagascar: official

The spokesperson for the African Union (AU) says the continental body will soon hold special meetings to address the political and security...

African group leader says “never again” to coups

African Union leaders said on Tuesday they intended to strengthen the group's powers to fight a rising tide of coups and electoral...

Madagascar gov’t threatens opposition crackdown

Madagascar's government has said it will crack down on opposition leaders and their supporters, who reject plans for elections, if they provoke...

Obama ends benefits for Guinea, Madagascar and Niger

President Barack Obama said he has terminated trade benefits for Guinea, Madagascar and Niger, three African countries where democratic progress is threatened...

Illegal Malagasy timber trade worth up to $460 000 a day

Global Witness and the Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) say illegal logging in the National Parks and protected areas of the SAVA region of Madagascar...


SANDF missing the communication target

Former defence and military veterans minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula on a number of occasions said words to the effect South Africans have to decide what...