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Andry  Rajoelina (Andry TGV)
Madagascar

Andry Rajoelina (Andry TGV)

Date of Birth: 1975


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Impeaching number one

Rajaonarimampianina was elected with the support of coup leader and Transitional President Andry Rajoelina and his party, Miaraka amin'ny Prézidà Andry Rajoelina (Mapar, AC Vol 55 No 3, Hery must make his mark)...


Hery hangs on

The partnership is a strategic necessity for Hery, who has a fragile political base since falling out with his onetime patron, the head of the Haute Autorité de la Transition (HAT) transitional regime from 2009 to 2013, Andry Rajoelina, who now sees himself as the government's principal opponent...

The former leader of the transition responded by asserting himself through the 147-seat National Assembly, where his Miaraka amin'ny Prézidà Andry Rajoelina (Mapar) electoral alliance became the largest force, albeit short of an absolute majority...


Hery must make his mark

The leader of the 2009 coup, Andry Rajoelina, conducted the handover ceremony on 24 January, complete with tears, scarves sporting his picture and a giant golden key...

This sly manoeuvre allowed Rajoelina’s Miaraka amin'ny Prézidà Andry Rajoelina (Mapar) electoral alliance to win 53 of Parliament's 151 seats...


Coup legacy lingers

Rajaonarimampianina was the nominee of coup leader Andry Rajoelina and he won very narrowly, which does not augur well for political stability...


Election outcome still in the balance

Media coverage was balanced in the newspapers and public broadcast media, but not on private TV channels, where Hery Rajaonarimampianina, the candidate favoured by coup leader Andry Rajoelina and one of two presidential hopefuls from his Tanora malaGasy Vonona (TGV) party, monopolised 39% of the election airtime...


No princes on the ballot

In August, the Special Electoral Court, the Cour spéciale électorale, disqualified the three highest-profile candidates after they were found to be in breach of electoral law – ex-President Didier Ratsiraka, coup leader Andry Rajoelina and Lalao Ravalomanana, wife of ousted President Marc Ravalomanana (AC Vol 54 No 18, Merry-go-rounds)...


Merry-go-rounds

They included coup leader Andry Rajoelina, ex-President Didier Ratsiraka and Lalao Ravalomanana, wife of ousted President Marc Ravalomanana...


Rajoelina fends off sanctions with new election law

The drums were rolling ahead of 31 July, the deadline set by international organisations for Andry Rajoelina, President of the Haute Autorité de la Transition, to organise credible elections or face sanctions...

The latest stalemate in Malagasy politics came about when coup leader Andry Rajoelina, former President Didier Ratsiraka and Lalao Ravalomanana, wife of ousted President Marc Ravalomanana, were confirmed as presidential candidates by the Cour Electorale Spéciale (Special Electoral Court, CES) on 3 May...


Crisis grows as presidential elections delayed again

If coup leader Andry Rajoelina fails to accede to these conditions – as seems likely – he will face international sanctions...

On 23 July, police arrested presidential candidate Laza Razafiarison whose Avotr'i Madagasikara party had organised demonstrations calling for Andry Rajoelina, President of the Haute Autorité de la Transition, to stand down immediately...


Three too many

However, it was not the number of candidates that caused shock but the fact that Andry Rajoelina, the President of the transitional government, was one of them...


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