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from Africa News blog:

Madagascar: a slow-motion coup

March 17, 2009

It seems Madagascar's slow-motion coup has at last come to a head with the removal of President Marc Ravalomanana, announced almost casually in a text message from one of his aides.

from Africa News blog:

Madagascar: How bad can it get?

March 13, 2009

How bad can things get in Madagascar? Dissident soldiers said they had deployed tanks in the capital on Friday and the president urged the population to repel the mutineers.