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Published: 18:02, December 01, 2023 | Updated: 18:16, December 01, 2023
Top Madagascar court confirms Rajoelina re-elected as president
By Xinhua
Published:18:02, December 01, 2023 Updated:18:16, December 01, 2023 By Xinhua

President of Madagascar Andry Rajoelina (center) buttons his blazer as he attends the announcement of the provisional results in the first round of Madagascar's presidential elections in Antananarivo, Nov 25, 2023. (PHOTO / AFP)

ANTANANARIVO - Madagascar's High Constitutional Court (HCC) announced on Friday that Andry Rajoelina was re-elected as president of Madagascar in the Nov 16 presidential election.

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According to the final results proclaimed by the HCC, Rajoelina received 58.96 percent of the votes cast, exceeding the 50 percent threshold required for winning the first round.

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Madagascar initiated its first round of the presidential election on Nov 16 to choose the national leader for the next five years from 13 candidates.  

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