Schlagwort-Archiv: Republic of Madagascar

Madagascar’s national flag

Madagascar’s national flag carries the colours white, red and green (white vertically in the left two fifths, red and green horizontally in the right three fifths of the flag). It was introduced on 21.10.1958 with Madagascar’s independence as the official national flag. It was preceded by a competition to create a new national flag. In 2009, the various proposals of …


Political system

Madagascar currently has a semi-presidential system of government and is officially a democratic republic called “Republic of Madagascar”. The President is elected directly every five years by Malagasy citizens. However, he may run for office no more than twice, i.e. for a maximum of ten years. The President appoints the Prime Minister (who must be sent by the National Assembly) …