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Solonandrasana Olivier Mahafaly named Prime Minister

President Hery Rajaonarimampianina has appointed a new prime minister after a weekend of uncertainty. On Friday the presidency announced that Prime Minister Jean Ravelonarivo and his Cabinet had resigned, but […]

High Court rules against impeachment of President

Madagascar’s High Constitutional Court in its decision No. 244-HCC/D3 has rejected the request of the country’s parliament to impeach President Hery Rajaonarimampianina. The court said that the allegations made by […]

National Assembly votes to impeach President

At just around midnight last night Madagascar’s parliament, the National Assembly, voted to impeach President Hery Rajaonarimampianina. Of the 151 members of the National Assembly 121 members voted for the […]

Cabinet of Madagascar

Mrs Béatrice Attalah Minister of Foreign Affairs François Marie Maurice Gervais Rakotoarimanana Minister of Finance and Budget Mamy Lalatiana Andriamanarivo Minister of Health Henri Rabesahala Minister of Commerce and Consumer […]

Prime Minister Jean Ravelonarivo reveals new Cabinet

Prime Minister Aérienne Jean Ravelonarivo has revealed his Cabinet which has 30 ministers. Eight ministers lost their jobs, 18 were retained, four were moved to new portfolios and eight new […]

IMF completes Article IV consultation

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has completed its Article IV consultation with Madagascar. The full press release as published on the IMF website is as follows; “IMF Executive Board Concludes […]

President appoints new Prime Minister

President Hery Rajaonarimampianina has appointed Brigadier General Aérienne Jean Ravelonarivo as his new Prime Minister. The previous Prime Minister, Roger Kolo (Kolo Christopher Laurent Roger) and his Cabinet resigned earlier […]

Kolo Christophe Laurent Roger named Prime Minister

President Hery Martial Rajaonarimampianina has named Kolo Christophe Laurent Roger after two months of consultations with political parties. Eleven parties are reported to have approved of the new prime minister. […]