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Lalao Rakotonirainy Ravalomanana

Date of Birth: 1953
Place of Birth: Antananarivo


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Impeaching number one

His wife, Lalao Ravalomanana, is running for Mayor of Antananarivo in July and he is now offering himself as mediator between President and Parliament, even though TIM legislators appear to have been at the forefront of the impeachment motion...


Hery must make his mark

There are other possible candidates for the premiership: former Deputy Premier Hajo Andrianainarivelo, who came third in the presidential contest; Richard Fienena, another ex-Deputy Premier and member of parliament from Andrianainarivelo’s party, Malagasy Miara Miainga; Roseline Emma Rasolovoahangy, disqualified presidential candidate and oil entrepreneur; and Lalao Ravalomanana, wife of the ousted President...


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...

It refused to name a replacement for Lalao Ravalomanana and it is unclear whom loyalists will vote for instead...


Rajoelina fends off sanctions with new election law

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...

Then there is the problem of the candidates: the Mouvance Ravalomanana has been insistent about the legitimacy of Lalao Ravalomanana’s candidacy...


Crisis grows as presidential elections delayed again

The latest round of political trouble started on 3 May when coup leader 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)...

For some, Wong’s comments are a thinly veiled call to allow Lalao Ravalomanana to take part...

France has already placed travel restrictions on Rajoelina, Lalao Ravalomanana, Ratsiraka and their families...


Three too many

Lalao Ravalomanana, wife of former President Ravalomanana, and Didier Ratsiraka, President from 1975 to 1993 and again from 1997 to 2002, were also there, despite failing to meet the residence condition for candidates...

Lalao Ravalomanana was allowed back to Madagascar only in March, after months of negotiation between SADC and Rajoelina’s High Transitional Authority (HAT), so she could visit her sick mother and on the understanding that she did not take part in politics (AC Vol 54 No 6)...

The Mouvance Ravalomanana will be especially keen to get on with things: Lalao Ravalomanana is a firm favourite...


The road home

The Troika is also upset because the ex-President’s wife, Lalao Ravalomanana, was deported to Thailand when she landed in Madagascar...


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