Madagascar’s exiled former president, Marc Ravalomanana , called on the African Union to force the government to lift restrictions on his return to the country, his political party said.
The wife of Madagascar’s former leader, Marc Ravalomanana, will run for president in elections scheduled for July 24, his party announced.
Marc Ravalomanana , who was ousted as president of Madagascar in March 2009, said he wants to return home to participate in mediation talks, and that he would like to run in presidential elections this year.
Marc Ravalomanana , the former president of Madagascar, said he will return to the country on Feb. 19 to help prepare for elections after two years in exile, as the government vowed to arrest him.
Madagascar vowed to arrest exiled former President Marc Ravalomanana, who may return to the Indian Ocean island country after an agreement was signed that enables him to travel home.
Madagascar’s government, led by Andry Rajoelina , will reject a South African Development Community resolution that it should allow former president Marc Ravalomanana to return from exile.
"I am here and ready to bring peace for Madagascar."
- Marc Ravalomanana on Oct 13, 2014