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Madagascar to hold presidential election in November

Madagascar will hold the first round of presidential elections in November with the second round due in December, Prime Minister, Olivier Solonandrasana said on Friday, after a court ordered the president to form a consensus government.
Madagascar's newly appointed Prime Minister Christian Ntsay speaks to the media during his handover ceremony in Antananarivo, Madagascar June 6, 2018. REUTERS|Clarel Faniry Rasoanaivo

New Madagascar prime minister vows ‘free’ elections

Madagascar's new Prime Minister Christian Ntsay vowed Thursday that elections would be "transparent" and "free" after the Constitutional Court had ordered the formation of a "consensus" government to stage the polls by year's end.

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