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Roger Kolo

Roger Kolo
Prime Minister of Madagascar
In office
16 April 2014 – 17 January 2015
President Hery Rajaonarimampianina
Preceded by Omer Beriziky
Succeeded by Jean Ravelonarivo
Personal details
Born (1943-09-03) 3 September 1943
Belon'i Tsiribihina, Madagascar
Political party Independent
Alma mater University of Antananarivo

Kolo Christopher Laurent Roger, commonly known as Roger Kolo (born 3 September 1943), was Prime Minister of Madagascar from April 2014[1][2] to January 2015.[3]

Kolo was born in Belon'i Tsiribihina, Menabe at the south-west coast of Madagascar. His father worked at a post office and served as vice-mayor. His younger brother Roland Kolo was a Member of the upper chamber of the Parliament of Madagascar.[4][5]

He studied at the University of Antananarivo 1970–1977 where he obtained a degree in medicine. He specialized in surgery at a hospital in France before he undertook further studies in Geneva, Switzerland and became a radiologist. He started three private centers of radiology in the period 1997–2003.[4]

He returned to Madagascar in 2013 to participate in the Malagasy presidential election, but his candidacy was not accepted due to not fulfilling the residency condition.[4] Not having a political background, he worked closely with Hery Rajaonarimampianina and "Hery Vaovao hoan'i Madagasikara" ("New Forces for Madagascar") during the election campaign. After Rajaonarimampianina took office as president in January 2014, Kolo was named prime minister in April, following a consultation round which showed he had support from a majority in the parliament.[6][4] On 18 April, the cabinet was announced. It had 31 members with varied political affiliations.[7]

Kolo is married with three children.[4]

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  3. ^ http://www.lexpressmada.com/blog/actualites/gouvernement-jean-ravelonarivo-nouveau-premier-ministre-25315
  4. ^ a b c d e Profile: Madagascar PM Kolo Roger Global Times. Retrieved 19 April 2014
  5. ^ Kolo Roger, un docteur pour diriger le gouvernement malgache (French) RFI. Retrieved 19 April 2014
  6. ^ Lovasoa Rabary, George Obulutsa (Reuters) Doctor Kolo Roger, new Prime minister of Madagascar Fanorenana.blog. Le Monde. Retrieved 19 April 2014.
  7. ^ Madagascar: Kolo Roger forme un gouvernement d'ouverture (French) RFI. Retrieved 19 April 2014


Political offices
Preceded by
Omer Beriziky
Prime Minister of Madagascar
2014–2015
Succeeded by
Jean Ravelonarivo
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