Madagascar election: Expenses soar amid extreme poverty

With no laws to limit campaign spending, the presidential election is expected to cost more than it did five years ago.

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    Madagascar is gearing up for what could be the most expensive presidential election in its history.

    More than three-quarters of the population live in poverty, but politicians are spending more than ever on their bid for the top office.

    Al Jazeera's Fahmida Miller has more from Antananarivo.


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