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Albert Zafy

Date of Birth: 1/05/1927


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Beijing offers an iron bailout

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...


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

Indirect talks, brokered by the African Union and two former presidents, Albert Zafy and Didier Ratsiraka, have made no progress...


Ravalomanana Inc.

It groups ex-President Albert Zafy's Comité pour la Réconciliation Nationale (CRN) with two new parties campaigning for an amnesty for political prisoners - the Rassemblement des Forces Nationales (RFN), led by Pasteur Edmond Razafimahefa, an Episcopal Church leader who formerly supported Ravalomanana, and Solidarité des Parlementaires pour la Défense de la Démocratie et de l'Unité Nationale (SPDUN), led by Mara Niarisy...


Two to tango

Sylla was Foreign Minister under democracy's incompetent first President, Albert Zafy, from 1992 to 1996 and Ravalomanana named him Premier when he declared himself President on 22 February...


Rising Ravalomanana

Other candidates include the respected but unexciting Norbert Ratsirahonana of the Ny Asa Vita no Ifampitsarana (NVI) and the populist Albert Zafy...


Political eclipse

In December 1996, Ratsiraka won the presidential election against Albert Zafy, former head of the Forces Vives ('life forces', the democracy movement) and briefly (1993-96) President of the country; Zafy, impeached in July 1996, presents no threat this time...


Unresounding

As we went to press, the frontrunners were: Pascal Rakotomavo, the favourite, an ex-Finance Minister who ran the Admiral's election campaign; ex-Agriculture Minister Joël Andrianoelison; and Herizo Razafimahaleo, Ratsiraka's former Special Advisor, who came third in the first round of the presidential poll; an outsider is outgoing Prime Minister Norbert Ratsirahonana, who backed the defeated President, Albert Zafy, while keeping close contact with Ratsiraka...


Return match

They do not like the choice between the first-round front-runners, Admiral Didier Ratsiraka and Professor Albert Zafy, who were rivals at the last presidential election in 1993...


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