Rajoelina out of Madagascar's Poll Race


The president of Madagascar's transitional government, Andry Rajoelina, has announced that he will not run in the upcoming presidential elections, but despite his announcement it's reported that he is still eager to retain power.
  • Madagascar:  Rajoelina Will Not Run for President

    allAfrica.com, 17 January 2013

    The president of Madagascar's transitional government, Andry Rajoelina, has followed in the footsteps of his predecessor, Marc Ravalomanana and has announced he will not run in the ... read more »

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Andry Rajoelina.

  • Madagascar:  UN Chief Welcomes Rajoelina Stepping Aside

    UN News Service, 17 January 2013

    United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon welcomes the decision by the President of the Transition in Madagascar, Andry Rajoelina, not to run in the forthcoming presidential ... read more »

  • Madagascar:  Summit Raises Fresh Questions Over Elections

    Tanzania Daily News, 14 January 2013

    THE summit of the SADC Troika on Politics, Defense and Security Cooperation, in Dar es Salaam over the weekend again put the political developments in Madagascar in the limelight, ... read more »

  • Madagascar:  Rajoelina Makes No Promises

    Agencia de Informacao de Mocambique, 12 January 2013

    Contrary to the expectations of SADC (Southern African Development Community), Andry Rajoelina, the man who seized power in Madagascar in 2009 has not given any promise that he ... read more »

  • Southern Africa:  Region Pushes Rajoelina to Step Aside

    Agencia de Informacao de Mocambique, 10 January 2013

    The Southern African Development Community (SADC) wants to hear a decision from Andry Rajoelina, the man who seized power in Madagascar in 2009, that he will not stand in the ... read more »

  • Southern Africa:  Regional Leaders Propose Madagascar Election Bans

    allAfrica.com, 11 December 2012

    Southern African leaders want to bar Madagascar's deposed president, Marc Ravalomanana, from standing in new elections - despite condemning as unconstitutional his ousting in 2009. read more »

  • Madagascar:  Regional Leaders Call for Deposed President's Return

    allAfrica.com, 13 June 2011

    Southern African leaders have called on Madagascar's rulers to allow exiled leaders, including the deposed president, Marc Ravalomanana, to return home. However, the country's ... read more »

  • Madagascar:  Ravalomanana's Fate Bedevils Talks

    allAfrica.com, 9 June 2011

    The return to Madagascar of its deposed and exiled president, Marc Ravalomanana, is creating profound division among the political formations which met in Botswana this week to ... read more »

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