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Andry Rajoelina (Andry TGV)

Date of Birth: 1975


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Andry's Asian alliances under fire

A rowdy colonel in detention is lambasting Andry Rajoelina’s Haute autorité de la transition (HAT) for its reliance on opaque deals with Asian companies...


Chinese trains for TGV

President Andry Rajoelina – nicknamed ‘TGV’ after France’s high-speed train – wants to leave a train service as his legacy when he steps down from power in 2011...


The next revolt

Although President Andry Rajoelina aims for economic nationalism and expansion, he has opted for penny-pinching financial orthodoxy, hoping to keep state finances on track...


Forgotten promises

France has kept on pressing Madagascar’s post-putsch leader, Andry Rajoelina, to compromise with his rivals over terms for a democratic transition...


An unconvincing egotist

Andry Rajoelina, President of the incumbent Haute Autorité de la Transition (HAT), has said that he will not stand in presidential elections later this year but he is determined to set terms for a new constitutional framework, boycotting the deal negotiated with his opponents at talks in Mozambique and Ethiopia last year...


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

A record US$100 million signature bonus for Andry Rajoelina's regime from Chinese investors will not be enough to compensate for the loss of aid funds as Western governments try to sanction the regime...


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...

Under the agreement, Andry Rajoelina retains the presidency of the Haute Autorité de la Transition and Emmanuel Rakotovahiny will be Vice-President...


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)...


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