Home News Madagascar: Rogue mayors, gangster politics Tuesday March 13 2018 Madagascar former presidents Marc Ravalomanana (left) and Andry Rajoelina. The two arch-rivals are set for a rematch in the presidential election in November 2018. PHOTOS | AFP In Summary The prospects for a peaceful election are poor. Elections are ever a time of crisis in Madagascar. Advertisement By WACHIRA MAINA More by this Author Advertisement In the headlines Angola President Lourenco skips national day to meet the Pope President Joao Lourenco left Angola as the country marked its 44th Independence Day Uganda Airlines makes maiden flight to Mombasa The carrier is banking on the route to help boost trade and tourism. Rwanda bans 7 Kenyan peanut butter brands Tanzania drops plan to bar candidates in elections Pope wants to visit Juba next year, urges unity govt The $100.3 billion East Africa debt crisis $400m Eurobond repayment expected to test Rwanda’s limits Can EAC capital markets learn from SADC model?