Madagascar president, former presidents to run in November 7 vote

Madagascar President Hery Rajaonarimampianina meets with Chinese President Xi Jinping (not pictured) at the Great Hall of the People on March 27, 2017 in Beijing, China. REUTERS/Lintao Zhang/Pool/Files

ANTANANARIVO (Reuters) – Incumbent Madagascar President Hery Rajaonarimampianina and his political rival, former president Marc Ravalomanana, will vie for the post at an election scheduled for November, part of a move aimed at defusing a political crisis on the Indian Ocean island. Rajaonarimampianina’s agent submitted his application to the High Constitutional Court on Friday afternoon, […]

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