2018 in Madagascar

Events in the year 2018 in Madagascar.


  • President: Hery Rajaonarimampianina (until September 7, Rivo Rakotovao (acting, from September 7)
  • Prime Minister: Olivier Mahafaly Solonandrasana (until June 6, Christian Ntsay (from June 6)


  • November/December – The first round of the 2018 Malagasy presidential election was held on 7 November, and a second round involving the top two candidates, Andry Rajoelina and Marc Ravalomanana, was held on 19 December. On 27 December Rajoelina was announced as the winner with 56% of the vote.


  • 9 to 25 February – Madagascar participated at the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea, with one competitor in alpine skiing.


  • 17 April – Philibert Randriambololona, Roman Catholic prelate, Bishop of Antsirabé and Archbishop of Fianarantsoa (b. 1927).