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African groups quick to condemn Madagascar coup

Africa’s two most powerful regional bodies have refused to recognise the regime change that took place in Madagascar last week because they believe the transfer of power is a threat to democracy on the continent.

21st March, 2009

Africa’s two most powerful regional bodies have refused to recognise the regime change that took place in Madagascar last week because they believe the transfer of power is a threat to democracy on the continent.

Following emergency meetings held by the Southern African Development Community (SADC) and the African Union (AU) to discuss the regime change, both groups decided they would not recognise the newly-appointed Andry Rajoelina as president of Madagascar.

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