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Andry Rajoelina (Andry TGV)

Date of Birth: 1975


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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...


Secrecy mars ballot deal

Donors may be happy with the delay but transitional leader Andry Rajoelina and his supporters are not...


Seoul food

Although the interim government of Andry Rajoelina suspended the deal, MFEC is running a 250-acre farm which, Daewoo says, it could easily expand if it regains its original lease...


Plunder unabated

The Minister of the Environment and Forests, Joseph Randriamiarisoa, was fired last April after he accused Mamy Ravatomanga, a businessman close to President Andry Rajoelina, of involvement in the trade (AC Vol 53 No 14, Rajoelina slows down the train)...


The road home

On 17 August, the Southern African Development Community failed in its third attempt to reconcile feuding Presidents Marc Ravalomanana and Andry Rajoelina...


Politics and religion

Andry Rajoelina, 38, Chairman of the Haute autorité de la transition (HAT), is a former Mayor of Antananarivo and leads the Tanora MalaGasy Vonona (TGV) party...


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