Tag: Emmanuel Macron

EU, France pledge €50m investment in DRC’s infrastructure, mining sector

March 10, 2023

The European Union has launched an initial mobilization of €50m in Democratic Republic of Congo’s (DRC) critical minerals sector and infrastructure projects on the sidelines ... Read More

Macron’s Africa tour confirms waning French influence

March 6, 2023

Right after announcing a new French foreign policy in Africa, Emmanuel Macron started an African tour that led him so far to Angola, Gabon and ... Read More

Protest takes in place in DRC ahead of President Emmanuel Macron’s slated visit

March 2, 2023

A few dozen Congolese demonstrated Wednesday in front of the French embassy in Kinshasa to reject the planned visit of French President Emmanuel Macron, reports ... Read More

France to review presence in Africa amid growing discontent

February 21, 2023

France’s minister of Armed forces Sébastien Lecornu revealed Monday in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, that the European country is going to review its presence in Africa, ... Read More

France FM in Rabat Ahead of Macron’s Visit to Morocco

December 16, 2022

French foreign minister Catherine Colonna, who arrived Thursday in Rabat for a two-day visit to the North African Kingdom, was received Friday by her Moroccan ... Read More

Stabilizing Sahel: Paris to announce official end of anti-jihadist Operation Barkhane

November 9, 2022

French President Emmanuel Macron will officially announce on Wednesday (9 November) the end of the anti-jihadist Operation Barkhane in the Sahel, but this will have ... Read More

Cameroon’s president marks 40 years in power but succession is taboo topic

November 8, 2022

Thousands gathered in Cameroon's capital, Yaounde, Sunday (6 November) to celebrate the 40th anniversary of President Paul Biya’s coming to power but the 89-year-old stayed ... Read More

Did Macron censure media appearance of Kabyle independence leader?

October 3, 2022

An appearance by the Kabyle independence leader Ferhat Mhenni at CNEWS, a French media close to Elysee, was canceled in the last minute on orders ... Read More

Leaders condemn Russia’s war in Ukraine at UN, pledging billions to fight AIDS, malaria and TB

September 22, 2022

At the United Nations General Assembly, leaders from Qatar, Senegal and Turkey called for immediate peace talks between Moscow and Kiev to end Russia’s invasion ... Read More

France’s Emmanuel Macron busy fixing past in Maghreb at expense of future

September 19, 2022

France under President Emmanuel Macron seems to be more concerned about fixing its problematic past with its former Algerian colony at the expense of ties ... Read More