Madagascar Andry Rajoelina elected president

Madagascar: Andry Rajoelina elected president

In Madagascar, the official results of the second round of the presidential confirm the victory of Andry Rajoelina with more than 55% of the vote against about 44% for his rival Marc Ravalomanana, who immediately contested the defeat. The two men, two former presidents, fought a fierce battle throughout the campaign, each side accusing each […]

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Madagascar elects president in an uneasy climate

Madagascar elects president in an uneasy climate

Madagascar began Wednesday to vote for the second round of a presidential election with the strong taste of personal accounts between two of its former heads of state, Marc Ravalomanana and Andry Rajoelina, determined to regain power. As early as 6:00 am (3:00 GMT), the first of some 10 million registered voters completed their civic […]

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