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Rajoelina cold-shouldered by international lenders over election financing

A polling station in Antananarivo during the second round of the presidential election, 18 December 2018.
A polling station in Antananarivo during the second round of the presidential election, 18 December 2018. © Gianluigi Guercia/AFP
After having had their fingers burned in 2018, the international financial institutions are reluctant to finance the presidential elections due in nine months. The electorial commission is asking for $33m, which is $18m more than five years ago. [...] (1027 words)
Issue dated 24/01/2023 Reading time 5 minutes Laure Verneau

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