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Madagascar

Marc Ravalomanana

Date of Birth: 12/12/1949
Place of Birth: Imerinkasinina


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Big men bid high for the top job

Only three stand a serious chance of election, all of whom have previously held the country's highest office: Hery Rajaonarimampianina, the incumbent; Marc Ravalomanana, president from 2002 until a coup in 2009; and Andry Rajoelina, who led that coup and remained president until elections in 2013...

Elected in 2002, the dairy magnate Marc Ravalomanana presided over seven years of growth, increased investment and a steady rise in the standard of living until being ousted, due to a combination of his own arrogance and his adversaries' opportunism...


Polls code sparks crisis

They particularly object to one special clause which would block the candidacy of Marc Ravalomanana on the grounds of criminal convictions received in absentia after the former President was unconstitutionally ousted from power in 2009...


Corruption climate warming

Polls in the airOver the next year, Hery will gear up for a daunting re-election battle against his two immediate predecessors, Andry Rajoelina and Marc Ravalomanana – both big personalities who can mobilise a core of committed support...


Hery's hard line

The amnesty rules look set to exclude Hery's two main rivals, ex-President Marc Ravalomanana and former transition regime chief Andry Rajoelina, from the 2018 presidential race...


Third premier lucky

By far the most unpredictable element of the pro-government majority is Tiako-i-Madagasikara (TIM), of ex-President Marc Ravalomanana...


Impeaching number one

Instead, he has cobbled together precarious alliances with the main parties, Mapar and Tiako-i-Madagasikara (TIM, 'I love Madagascar'; former President Marc Ravalomanana's party), and bribed flip-flopping independents, who make up more than a third of MPs, to get important bills through...


Hery hangs on

An alliance between former President Marc Ravalomanana and the current President, Hery Rajaonarimampianina, is gathering momentum as church leaders nudge Madagascar's political leaders down the path of national reconciliation...


Hery must make his mark

Preliminary results show that the party backing the man Rajoelina overthrew, Marc Ravalomanana – the Mouvance Ravalomanana – won 30 seats and independent candidates, 26...


Coup legacy lingers

Robinson was the candidate backed by ex-President Marc Ravalomanana, who was ousted in the 2009 coup...


Election outcome still in the balance

These early results, which cover about 80% of the votes, suggest a comfortable lead for Jean-Louis Robinson, the candidate supported by ousted President Marc Ravalomanana, with 24% of the votes...


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