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Madagascar appoints new PM in bid to end political turmoil

Madagascar`s President Hery Rajaonarimampianina on Sunday appointed a new prime minister, two days after the island nation was plunged into confusion when the previous premier denied having stepped down.

Apr 11, 2016, 03:47 AM IST

Madagascar court rejects bid to oust President

Madagascar`s constitutional court on Saturday threw out an attempt by parliament to oust President Hery Rajaonarimampianina, further threatening the Indian Ocean island`s fragile stability.

Jun 14, 2015, 02:53 AM IST

Madagascar president denounces attempted `coup`

Madagascar`s president defended himself Wednesday through his lawyers, denouncing a recent vote to impeach him as an attempted "institutional coup d`etat". 

Jun 10, 2015, 19:06 PM IST

Madagascan president contests MPs` impeachment vote

Madagascan President Hery Rajaonarimampianina on Wednesday vowed to challenge an overwhelming parliamentary vote to impeach him, alleging corruption in the voting process.

May 27, 2015, 17:50 PM IST

Madagascar president unveils new government

Madagascar President Hery Rajaonarimampianina unveiled a new government in the Indian Ocean island nation on Sunday after the previous one resigned over public anger at its handling of recurring power outages.

Jan 26, 2015, 02:33 AM IST

Madagascar`s parliament votes to end death penalty

Lawmakers in Madagascar have voted to abolish the death penalty, a move hailed as "historic" by the European Union.

Dec 13, 2014, 06:28 AM IST

Madagascar`s president takes over; grenade blast kills child

Madagascar`s new president Hery Rajaonarimampianina, who won the first elections since a coup in 2009, took office on Saturday but his inauguration was marred by an explosion that killed one person and wounded dozens after the ceremony.

Jan 26, 2014, 02:30 AM IST

Rajoelina-backed candidate elected Madagascar president

Hery Rajaonarimampianina, backed by strongman Andry Rajoelina, has been elected president of Madagascar, the country`s electoral court ruled Friday.

Jan 17, 2014, 15:00 PM IST

Rajaonarimampianina likely president of Madagascar

With all votes tallied, provisional results show that the candidate supported by Madagascar`s former strongman will likely be the next president.

Jan 03, 2014, 21:27 PM IST

Ex-finance minister wins disputed Madagascar vote

Former finance minister Hery Rajaonarimampianina won Madagascar`s run-off Presidential Election, the electoral commission said, but his main rival claims the vote was rigged.

Jan 03, 2014, 14:57 PM IST