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Madagascar

Marc Ravalomanana

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


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Joining the club

President Marc Ravalomanana is a keen free-trader but he would prefer to keep land in local ownership...


    Vol 45 No 14 |
  • ACP

No preference

Apart from Chissano and Mugabe, only five heads of state turned up ­ Madagascar's President Marc Ravalomanana, Botswana's President Festus Mogae, King Mswati III of Swaziland, President Denis Sassou Nguesso of Congo-Brazzaville and President Xanana Gusmão of East Timor, the ACP's newest member...


Ten years after

In Madagascar, the formerly ruling Alliance pour la Renaissance de Madagascar (Arema) cannot rival President Marc Ravalomanana's Tiako-i-Madagasikara ('I love Madagascar'), which performed creditably in November's municipal elections...


Jacques is back

One success for De Villepin's engagement with Africa, Madagascar's Marc Ravalomanana, was making his first visit to France as President...


The view from the Seine

Just weeks into office, he flew to Antananarivo on 3 July to repair relations with new President Marc Ravalomanana, of whom Paris was wary, and to signal recognition...


In need

The African Union has refused President Marc Ravalomanana recognition until legislative elections are held ­ ostensibly to confirm that the public really backs his presidency ­ but the players with the cash are already solidly behind him...


    Vol 43 No 14 |
  • TOGO

Last of the dinosaurs

Foreign Minister Dominique de Villepin has long experience in Africa and, in Madagascar (where on 3 July, he visited the then aspiring President Marc Ravalomanana, ignoring his rival, France's old friend Didier Ratsiraka) has already shown his willingness to intervene actively in domestic political tangles...


Two to tango

That seems to be the aim of the veteran Red Admiral, Didier Ratsiraka, who clings to the presidency despite a ruling by the High Constitutional Court on 29 April that his rival, Marc Ravalomanana, had won 51 per cent of the vote on 16 December, to Ratsiraka's 36 per cent (AC Vol 43 Nos 2 & 7)...

No big tent for Marc Ravalomanana's attempts at reconciliation have been stymied...


Wade's wide world

Yet Wade claimed most of the credit and gave the best sound-bites, offering Senegal's follow-up services as mediator between the island's would-be presidents, Didier Ratsiraka and Marc Ravalomanana...


City under siege

Tension is rising as the standoff between the country's parallel presidents continues, veering between good-natured though fervent protest (especially by Marc Ravalomanana's supporters) and violent attacks on the opposition (particularly by President Didier Ratsiraka's supporters)...


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