French President Emmanuel Macron on Friday appointed a panel of experts to probe France’s actions in Rwanda during the country’s genocide 25 years ago, a subject that has dogged Franco-Rwandan relations since the 1994 massacres. The commission of eight researchers and historians “will be tasked with consulting all France’s archives relating
French President Emmanuel Macron met with his Nigerian counterpart Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday in Abuja before relaxing in Lagos to celebrate African culture. French President Emmanuel Macron arrived in Abuja for a meeting with his Nigerian counterpart Muhammadu Buhari, in his latest attempt to forge closer ties with English-speaking Africa.
French President Emmanuel Macron says his country can not help Nigeria and as a whole Africa solve the problem of insecurity but would intervene, especially, in the fight against terrorism. Speaking after the bilateral talks with President Muhammadu Buhari in Abuja on Tuesday, Macron said the bigger responsibility lays with African
French leader Emmanuel Macron will on Tuesday visit the nightclub founded by Nigerian music legend Fela Kuti, becoming the first ever “real president” to enter a venue synonymous with marijuana smoke, sexy backup dancers and protest music. The New Afrika Shrine located in the packed Lagos district of Ikeja replaced Fela
US President Donald Trump and his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron agreed during a telephone call Tuesday on the need for a “joint response” in the event of another chemical attack in Syria, the French presidency said. Their call came a day after Washington said that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad may be
AFP French voters went back to the polls on Sunday for the first round of parliamentary elections that are tipped to give President Emmanuel Macron’s centrist party a commanding majority. Polling stations opened across France at 8:00 am (0600 GMT) and voting will continue in the largest cities until 8:00 pm (1800
Newly elected French President Emmanuel Macron is set to visit French troops serving in Africa on Friday, a source close to the new president revealed on Tuesday. Macron will be in Mali where close to 1,000 French soldiers are currently serving in Paris’ West African counter-terrorism force. The source also disclosed that