Madagascar's leader Andry Rajoelina has ignored an SADC request not to run in upcoming elections, saying the decision should be up to the people.
Andry Rajoelina says that he will not run in Madagascar's May presidential elections, a decision that could end the political crisis there.
Madagascar's Andry Rajoelina and ousted leader Marc Ravalomanana have failed to agree during talks aimed at ending three years of political crisis.
President Zuma has arrived in the Seychelles to help broker a deal in a second round of talks between Madagascar's president and the man he ousted.
The NPA says it has "reasonable evidence" that crimes against humanity had alleged occurred in Madagascar.
Madagascar's army says it has put down a mutiny in a military camp after clashes in which at least three people were killed at the weekend.
Southern African Development Community leaders have neglected to use an opportunity to lead from the front, following Bingu wa Mutharika's passing.
South Africa's international relations deputy minister is set to meet with regional representatives to discuss Madagascar's path toward elections.
A complex matrix of issues stymied Dlamini-Zuma's bid for Africa's top job.
Marc Ravalomanana's failed bid to return to Madagascar has lit a fire beneath SADC negotiators, who want his amnesty finalised by the end of February.
The return of Marc Ravalomanana to Madagascar will be delayed until the SADC can resolve the matter of a criminal court verdict against him.
After foiling a bid by Madagascar's exiled president to return, his usurper says he'll send a plane to fly Ravalomanana home -- and then arrest him.
An attempt to return home by Madagascar's deposed president Marc Ravalomanana has been thwarted in the air by Malagasy ground control.
An attempt by Madagascar's toppled president to end his exile in South Africa was thwarted in the air when his plane was forced to turn back.
Ousted Madagascan president Marc Ravolamanana has announced he will fly back to his home country on Saturday.
Urging reconciliation in Madagascar, former president Didier Ratsiraka has returned home, ending a nine-year exile in France.
A dispute over who should be prime minister is threatening to derail efforts to resolve Madagascar's political crisis two years after the coup there.
Madagascar's de facto premier has resigned along with his Cabinet, paving the way for the formation of a new government by consensus.
Malagasy politicians have collectively agreed on how to implement a road map for ending a leadership crisis in the country, the SADC says.
Madagascan parties have signed an agreement allowing the return of Marc Ravalomanana whose 2009 ouster plunged the country into political paralysis.