Rajoelina confirmed winner of Madagascar presidential election

2019-01-08 17:01

Madagascar's Constitutional Court has confirmed Andry Rajoelina as the winner of the country's presidential election after his opponent had lodged a complaint alleging that the result was riddled with fraud.

Opposition protests over Madagascar vote result

2018-12-30 12:18

Thousands of opposition supporters took to the streets in the capital of Madagascar to protest against the victory of ex-president Andry Rajoelina in last week's elections.

Ex-president Rajoelina wins Madagascar vote

2018-12-28 08:57

Former Madagascan president Andry Rajoelina has beaten his rival and predecessor Marc Ravalomanana in an election beset by allegations of fraud from both sides, the electoral commission has said.

Ex-president Rajoelina closes in on Madagascar election win: partial results

2018-12-22 12:17

Former Madagasca president Andry Rajoelina is set to return to power as partial election results have given him a clear lead over his rival Marc Ravalomanana with more than half the votes counted.

Madagascar counting votes in runoff presidential poll

2018-12-20 06:18

The counting of ballots has started in Madagascar's runoff presidential election, after the polls closed to end the day of a generally peaceful voting.

Madagascar begins voting in runoff presidential election

2018-12-19 08:00

Voters have begun casting their ballots are across the Indian Ocean island nation of Madagascar to select a new president in a runoff election that pits two former leaders against each other

Madagascar's presidential runoff pits 2 ex-heads of state

2018-12-18 08:00

The Indian Ocean island nation of Madagascar goes to the polls on Wednesday for a runoff presidential election that features two former heads of state who have a prickly past.

Madagascan ex-presidents face off in election clash

2018-12-17 13:07

Madagascar heads to the polls on Wednesday in a crunch head-to-head election between two arch-rivals who have dominated political life on poverty-stricken Indian Ocean island for years.

Madagascar police call for calm ahead of election result

2018-11-16 21:18

Madagascan police have called for candidates to exercise restraint as near-complete results were tallied from a first-round presidential election last week, with two former leaders looking set to go through to the run-off.

Madagascar ex-president denies election bribery claims

2018-11-13 05:52

Madagascar's former president Andry Rajoelina has rejected allegations by EU observers that he bribed local officials in return for their support in last week's presidential vote.


Madagascar opposition protest ahead of court's vote verdict

2019-01-04 09:13

Hundreds of supporters of the losing Madagascar presidential candidate have staged a protest in the capital Antananarivo, rejecting the election result ahead of a court verdict reviewing the vote.

Ravalomanana contests Madagascar vote result

2018-12-28 18:44

Defeated Madagascar presidential candidate Marc Ravalomana has appealed the election's result to the country's top court, his campaign director has said.

Madagascar's Ravalomanana sees 'injustice' in poll results

2018-12-24 07:30

Marc Ravalomanana, the former Madagascar president who has sought another term, has urged supporters to protest as he appeared headed for defeat in a run-off poll.

Rajoelina leads in Madagascar election: partial results

2018-12-21 11:21

Former president Andry Rajoelina has taken an early lead in Madagascar's election count with a clear advantage over his rival Marc Ravalomanana, according to partial official results.

PICS: Madagascar votes to decide between rival ex-presidents

2018-12-19 18:42

Madagascar has voted in a two-man contest between former presidents who have waited years to come face-to-face in a fiercely personal battle for power in the Indian Ocean island.

Ex-milkman versus the young gun: Madagascar ex-presidents in poll race

2018-12-18 14:33

Madagascar's second-round election on Wednesday pits two former presidents against each other in a long-awaited and bitter battle for power in which their strong personalities dominate over political policies.

Madagascar: three presidents, three crises

2018-12-17 17:16

Madagascar's past three presidents all had their terms tarnished by political crises. Two of them - Marc Ravalomanana and Andry Rajoelina - are through to Wednesday's second-round election run-off.

Madagascar's two ex-presidents to contest in vote run-off: court

2018-11-28 11:45

Two former presidents of Madagascar, Andry Rajoelina and Marc Ravalomanana, will face each other in a run-off election next month to decide who will lead the large Indian Ocean island nation, the country's top court says.

Madagascar heading toward runoff poll in presidential race

2018-11-14 17:45

Madagascar's election officials say two former presidents are in a tight race with results in from 70% of the polling stations, indicating that a runoff election is likely in December

'Very minor' irregularities in Madagascar vote: EU

2018-11-09 19:19

EU election observers say that Madagascar's presidential election this week had "very minor" irregularities after candidate Hery Rajaonarimampianina alleged the vote was marred by fraud.

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