Gendarmerie poised to change hands, perhaps in favour of Rajoelina faithful
A long-time supporter of president Rajoelina, General Andry Rakotondrazaka is one likely candidate for the leadership of Madagascar's gendarmerie.
Accused by his former boss, businessman Maminiaina Ravatomanga, of providing the French courts with wrongful information, former journalist and communications minister Rolly Mercia is calling on human rights organisations for help. The most recent is the African Union.
Even though his appeal against his recent prison sentence is still underway in Madagascar, ex-communications minister Rolly Mercia, who cooperated with a French investigation into the activities of business magnate and presidential adviser Maminiaina Ravatomanga, has asked the United Nations Human Rights Committee to take up his case.