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Madagascar: Generals arrested for alleged plot to kill President

– – Five generals are among 21 people arrested in connection with an alleged plot to assassinate President of Madagascar, Andry Rajoelina. The generals are part of a total of 12 military personnel arrested over the attempted coup, a senior prosecutor said. Six people including a French citizen were also arrested last month for their roles in the plot with officials saying this was unraveled as a months-long investigation. Berthine Razafiarivony, of the Antananarivo court of appeal said on Sunday that four retired foreigners and five civilians were also arrested.…

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Madagascar says it foiled ‘plot to kill president’

– – The government of Madagascar has said that it has foiled an attempt to assassinate President Andry Rajoelina. According to a statement from the attorney general the suspects were planning to “eliminate and neutralise” a number of people as well. Prosecutors say Malagasy citizens and other foreigners who were part of the plot have been arrested as part of investigations. President Andry Rajoelina in 2018 won a presidential run-off vote by almost 56%, defeating former president, Marc Ravalomanana. Ravalomanana was President from 2002 to 2009 before he was ousted…

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