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Vol 54 No 18

Published 6th September 2013


Madagascar

Merry-go-rounds

The date has been set for the first round of the long-awaited presidential election: 25 October. A second round, if needed, and the parliamentary polls follow on 20 December. The new dates were decided after the newly-appointed Special Electoral Court, the Cour Electorale Spéciale, decided to disqualify eight presidential candidates whom it held in breach of electoral law (AC Vol 54 No 17, Rajoelina fends off sanctions with new election law).

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