Electioneering alliances and scheming
With the first round out of the way, what last-minute manoeuvres have the candidates been engaging in?
With campaigning for the presidential election of 7 November gathering momentum, Russia is seizing its opportunity to further its business interests. Its target is the oil of the Scattered Islands, which many of the nationalist candidates, particularly those from the
After three meetings with his four predecessors - Didier Ratsiraka, Albert Zafy, Marc Ravalomanana and Andry Rajoelina - on 19 December then 13 and 15 January, President Hery Rajaonarimampianina claims to be the champion of national reconciliation.