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Ousted Madagascar leader goes home

2012-01-21 10:06

Johannesburg - Ousted Madagascar leader Marc Ravalomanana was boarding a South African Airways plane on Saturday to return home after nearly three years in exile, a spokesperson said.

"He is about to climb onto the plane and is departing out of the state protocol lounge. The airline has said they will allow him to board," a spokesperson for the former president told Reuters.
 
The plane is scheduled to depart at 10:00 (08:00 GMT) and is expected to land in the capital Antananarivo at 15:00.

Comments
  • jandreleroux - 2012-01-21 10:10

    Apparently up to a million people are expected to meet him. I saw the crowds marching on to the airport. We dont know what to expect. Civil war or peace?

      jandreleroux - 2012-01-21 11:29

      @Rob, do your research and find out he paid for himself!

      jandreleroux - 2012-01-21 13:05

      Rob I have been living here for the past 8 years.

  • trix.duvenage - 2012-01-21 11:18

    y exact sentiments. Why did we accomodatehim in the first place

  • Deeteem - 2012-01-21 11:29

    Another of the herd boys pals gets shafted !! Good riddence to bad rubbish !!

  • Tshivhombela Fhatuwani - 2012-01-21 11:33

    Who was financing his stay for three years?

  • ttly.andrianjazalahatra - 2012-01-21 16:30

    Return to sender

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