Saturday Feb 22
Former Madagascar president rules himself out of PM job
Madagascar's former president and coup leader Andry Rajoelina said on Friday he would not seek to be prime minister, a decision that could ease political rifts that have driven away investors and hurt the economy.
When will the donor floodgates open for Madagascar?
The ups and downs of Madagascar's political fortunes and crises have been reflected in the often uncertain livelihood and prospects of Vonjiniaina Eliane Rafanomezantsoa, 33. In 2002, during the six-month post-election crisis between presidential contenders Didier Ratsiraka and Marc Ravalomanana , which split the island before it was resolved, the ... (more)
The Huffington Post
Madagascar's Radio DJ President Jockeys for Power
Only amateurs steal elections on election day anymore. Today, the pros manipulate elections long before the voting begins -- making sure the playing field is so uneven that election day rigging is unnecessary.
Madagascar president installed, hopes for new aid
Hery Rajaonarimampianina, whose candidacy was backed by the island nation's former strongman, took the oath of office on Saturday.
Madagascar strongman steps down
The ICC has postponed the opening date of the crimes against humanity trial of Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta at the request of the prosecutors.