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December, 2019

  • 5 December

    Crowds Hit Streets As French Pension Strike Stalls Transport

    Protesters took to the streets around France on Thursday as a strike against President Emmanuel Macron’s pension reform plans hit public transport and air traffic. The Gare de Lyon railway station in Paris was all but deserted in the Monday rush hour, with the departure board showing just seven trains …

April, 2019

  • 9 April

    Theresa May Meets Merkel, Macron Over Brexit Delay

    British Prime Minister, Theresa May on Tuesday met with the leaders of Germany and France in a bid to keep her country out of the European Union later this week.  May’s huddles with Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin and President Emmanuel Macron in Paris come on the eve of another …

December, 2018

  • 10 December

    Macron Promises €100 Monthly Rise In Minimum Wage

    President Emmanuel Macron is promising a €100 monthly rise in France’s minimum wage (about $114) that will not cost employers anything. In a 13-minute televised speech addressing the demands of the Yellow Vests protest movement, the president said on Monday he is declaring a “social and economic state of emergency.” …

  • 5 December

    Again, Trump Mocks Macron Over French Fuel Tax Protests

    United States President Donald Trump has taken another swipe on Twitter at his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron prompted by Macron’s woes over violent protests against fuel taxes. “I am glad that my friend @EmmanuelMacron and the protestors in Paris have agreed with the conclusion I reached two years ago,” Trump …

  • 4 December

    French Govt. Preparing To Suspend Fuel Tax Increase – Report

    The French government is preparing to suspend fuel tax increases, a government source said on Tuesday, following violent protests against the measures. “Prime Minister Edouard Philippe was due to announce the suspension later,” the source added, in what would mark President Emmanuel Macron’s first significant U-turn on a major policy …

July, 2018

  • 19 July

    Macron’s Security Aide Filmed Assaulting Protester

    One of President Emmanuel Macron’s top security officers was at the centre of a potentially damaging scandal for the French leader on Wednesday after being filmed hitting a protester. Le Monde newspaper published a video showing Alexandre Benalla hitting and then stamping on a young man while wearing a police …

  • 16 July

    France’s Victorious World Cup Team Get Highest National Honour

    France’s victorious football World Cup team is to receive their country’s highest accolade, the Légion d’Honneur, the French presidency has announced. France defeated Croatia 4-2 in the final in Moscow on Sunday – the country’s second World Cup in 20 years. Crowds of fans gathered at Paris’ Charles de Gaulle …

  • 4 July

    Macron’s Visit: Nigeria, France Sign $475m Deal

    Nigeria and France Tuesday in Abuja signed three agreements worth $475 million on social amenities and reforestation. The agreements cover Urban Mobility Improvement Programme of Lagos State, sustainable water supply in Kano city and reforestation in Ogun. President Muhammadu Buhari and the visiting French President Emmanuel Macron witnessed the signing …

  • 4 July

    Only Africa Can Fix Its Domestic Problems – Macron

    Emmanuel Macron, President of France, has said African governments should take the initiative to solve its domestic problems as they are the only ones best placed to do so. President Macron said this on Tuesday while speaking at a joint press conference with his Nigerian counterpart, President Muhammadu Buhari, at …

  • 4 July

    Why I Chose To Visit Afrika Shrine – Macron

    President Emmanuel Macron of France has attributed his decision to visit the Afrika Shrine in Lagos to his nostalgia for the good memories of the iconic place. The President stated this while reacting to questions after a closed door bilateral talks with President Muhammadu Buhari at the presidential villa, Abuja, …

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