Madagascar court rejects parliament’s impeachment of the president


President Hery Rajaonarimampianina of Madagascar
ANTANANARIVO (Reuters) – Madagascar’s constitutional court on Saturday threw out parliament’s impeachment of President Hery Rajaonarimampianina, calling the move “unfounded” and helping to avoid a political crisis.
Rajaonarimampianina, who took office last year in the first vote since a 2009 military coup, had challenged the legality of last month’s motion, saying there were irregularities during the voting. He has remained in power as both sides awaited the ruling by the constitutional court.
At stake, the president’s supporters say, was the stability of the Indian Ocean state which has significant mineral resources but has been struggling to rebuild itself …Read More

Source:: PM Newspaper