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Marc Ravalomanana

Why Madagascar Matters

Susan Zakin | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Susan Zakin

Madagascar's story is a chess game between the French and the Americans, who have been vying for influence for the past decade. Per usual, the real losers are the people, who have been plunged into unimaginable suffering.

Madagascar Crisis: Opposing Parties Reach Power-Sharing Agreement: UN

BBC News | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The leaders at the centre of Madagascar's political crisis have reached agreement on a power-sharing government, the UN special envoy says....

Madagascar Ex-President: I'll Be Back

BBC | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Ousted Madagascar President Marc Ravalomanana has said he intends to return to the Indian Ocean island in the next few weeks....

Madagascar's New President: The Opposite of Barack Obama

Olivier Kamanda | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Olivier Kamanda

Tuesday, President Marc Ravalomanana resigned after a military coup. That may not sound extraordinary, but the details of this coup and its aftermath are particularly embarrassing:

Madagascar Police Defy Government, Back New Head Of Army

BBC | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The head of the military police in Madagascar says his force has stopped taking orders from the government....

Deadly Political Violence Overwhelms Madagascar

Allafrica.com | IRIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Hospitals and mortuaries are being "overwhelmed" while both rivals at the centre of Madagascar's political storm continue to blame each other for the ...