There are encouraging signs that the political power struggle which has been going on in Madagascar over the last few weeks may be moving towards resolution:
Madagascar’s president and his political rival have agreed to try to calm tensions that have seen about 100 people killed in the last month.
It was the first meeting between President Marc Ravalomanana and Andry Rajoelina, the sacked mayor of Antananarivo, since the crisis began.
Interesting too, that it was a church group that was instrumental in bringing the two sides together. Read the full article here.