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One month after the run-off election for the presidency of Madagascar, the new Head of State, Andry Rajoelina, took his oath of office on Saturday.
Madagascan President Andry Rajoelina used his inauguration speech on Saturday to pledge to fight corruption in a country where politics and business are widely seen as beset by graft.
Madagascar's Constitutional Court on Tuesday confirmed Andry Rajoelina as the winner of the country's presidential election after his opponent had lodged a complaint alleging that the result was riddled with fraud.
Andry Rajoelina, who returned to the helm of Madagascar after last week's hotly-contested election, is one of three politicians to have dominated the politics of the Indian Ocean island nation.
Former Madagascan president Andry Rajoelina has beaten his rival and predecessor Marc Ravalomanana in an election beset by allegations of fraud, the electoral commission said Thursday.
Marc Ravalomanana, the former Madagascar president who has sought another term, urged supporters on Sunday to protest as he appeared headed for defeat in a run-off poll.
Former Madagascan president Andry Rajoelina is set to return to power as partial election results on Saturday have given him a clear lead over his rival Marc Ravalomanana.
Former president Andry Rajoelina on Friday took an early lead in Madagascar's election count with a clear advantage over his rival Marc Ravalomanana, according to partial official results.
Madagascans voted on Wednesday in a run-off election between two rivals who have waited years to come face-to-face in a fiercely personal battle for power in the Indian Ocean island.
Madagascar heads to the polls on Wednesday in a crunch head-to-head election between two arch-rivals who have dominated political life on the poverty-stricken Indian Ocean island for years.
The sun glistens on waves lapping against wooden fishing boats as their sails ripple in the breeze coming off the Indian Ocean.
The frontrunner in Madagascar's presidential race accused election officials of "manipulation" on Monday after they published results that showed him short of the absolute majority needed to avoid a second round run-off vote.
Former Madagascar president Andry Rajoelina was leading after last week's presidential election aimed at ending a political crisis, ahead of rival Marc Ravalomanana, according to preliminary results released on Sunday.
EU election observers said on Friday that Madagascar's presidential election this week had "very minor" irregularities after candidate Hery Rajaonarimampianina alleged the vote was mired by fraud.
Former Madagascan president Hery Rajaonarimampianina on Thursday alleged that “many voting irregularities” pointed to fraud in this week’s election, heightening fears of a disputed result as counting continued.
Madagascar votes on Wednesday for a new president in unprecedented polls in which the three front-runners are former heads of state facing-off amid efforts to defuse a political crisis.
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President Muhammadu Buhari, Tuesday in Abuja, said the Federal Government will continue to sensitize and encourage Nigerians to cultivate the culture of paying taxes by ensuring fair implementation policy and effective utilisation of resources.
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