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Malagasy presidential election, 2018

Madagascar President Hery Rajaonarimampianina resigns from office in order to contest the November presidential election, as required by the Constitution. Senate president Riko Rakotovao becomes interim President of Madagascar until the January 2019 inauguration of a new president.

Madagascan President Hery Rajaonarimampianina has stepped down, in line with the constitution, to contest elections in which he will face rivals including opposition leader and ex-president Andry Rajoelina.

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  2. The East African