Vote count begins as Madagascar chooses president

An electoral commission official issues a ballot paper to a voter during the presidential election at a polling centre in Antananarivo, Madagascar November 7, 2018. REUTERS/Malin Palm

ANTANANARIVO (Reuters) – Madagascar voted on Wednesday for a president to tackle unemployment, poverty and corruption on the Indian Ocean island, with the incumbent and two former heads of state leading a field of 36 contenders. Early results are expected from Thursday, but with so many standing, few expect an outright winner when preliminary and […]

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