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Marc Ravalomanana

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


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An unconvincing egotist

Former Presidents Albert Zafy, Didier Ratsiraka and Marc Ravalomanana, who have now formed a common front, the Madagasikara alliance, have rejected Rajoelina’s unilateral strategy...


No one writes to the Colonel

As the beneficiary of a military coup himself (against Libya’s King Idriss in September 1969), Gadaffi’s instincts were to indulge military usurpers such as the Guinean and Mauritanian putschists and even the Malagasy disc jockey Andry Rajoelina, who harried Marc Ravalomanana from power in Antananarivo in March (AC Vol 50 No 20)...


Beijing offers an iron bailout

Interim leader Rajoelina overthrew Marc Ravalomanana's government in March 2009 but still rejects the political settlement backed by the African Union and the European Union...

There are signs that his persistent refusal to implement the political settlement negotiated in Maputo and Addis Ababa last year with his rivals, former presidents Marc Ravalomanana, Didier Ratsiraka and Albert Zafy, is beginning to change the diplomatic weather...


Xu Jinghu

Beijing despatched Xu to Madagascar as a full ambassador in 2001, where she arrived in time to witness the drawn-out stand-off between the incumbent President Didier Ratsiraka and opposition leader Marc Ravalomanana that followed the country's December 2001 presidential election, as well as the violence that accompanied it...


Old hat, new hat

Before the new regime can be established, however, the accord must be signed by the current protagonists - ousted President Marc Ravalomanana and his usurper, 34-year-old Andry Rajoelina - and former Presidents Didier Ratsiraka and Albert Zafy...


Go on, negotiate

While Madagascar's ousted President Marc Ravalomanana stews in South Africa, the youthful transition leader Andry Rajoelina has been in Belgium, vainly trying to persuade the European Union to restore its aid...


Une affaire de famille

Wade was keeping a close eye on events in Madagascar where, in 2002, the Mayor of the capital, Marc Ravalomanana, won power from President Didier Ratsiraka, only to be himself replaced this year by his successor as Mayor of Antananarivo, Andry Rajoelina (AC Vol 50 No 7)...


Words like freedom

The dead included Ando Ratovonirina, a young reporter for the private Radio Télévision Analamanga, after the power struggle between former President Marc Ravalomanana and new President Andry Rajoelina (AC Vol 50 No 4)...


One nation, two conferences

Yet ousted President Marc Ravalomanana and his Tiako-y-Madagasikara party said they would organise their own national conference and that it would draw a wider attendance than Rajoelina’s...


'Andry TGV' takes over

His first task is to forge a broad consensus of political, military and civil society interests around an agenda for the restoration of normality, after a tumultuous seven days during which rank-and-file troops forced the army high command to abandon loyalty to the elected, and now deposed, President Marc Ravalomanana...


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