Tag: Emmanuel Macron

Ado AminuAugust 12, 2021

The French meddle: How the action of the French ambassador to Ghana encourages homophobic violence against LGBT+ Ghanaians

The ongoing spectacle of intolerance in the small West African country of Ghana is no longer news. Unless you are ...

YNaija NewsRoomJuly 23, 2018

#YNaijaEssays: The West wants the spoils of colonialism, guilt free and served on a platter, but if Africa will progress, there has to be a reckoning

As a presidential candidate, Macron painted a striking picture of a progressive thinker on western imperialism and other sundry African ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqJuly 10, 2018

The New Afrika Shrine is an iconic hub | 3 takeaways from Emmanuel Macron’s visit to Nigeria

It’s been almost a week since the French President, Emmanuel Macron made a historic two-day official visit to Nigeria. Macron ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 9, 2018

“We are intent on doing what is right for the continent” | Ecobank MD, Charles Kie

“As a bank, we want for all Africans to have a share in prosperity: to be able to enjoy the ...

Oludolapo AdelanaJuly 5, 2018

TIP of a New Dawn founder, Tabia Princewill restates commitment to youth empowerment

Tabia Princewill, founder and executive director of the youth empowerment platform, TIP of a New Dawn has restated her commitment ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqJuly 4, 2018

The Big 5: Macron makes historic visit to Fela’s Afrika shrine, Seven Policemen killed by unknown gunmen in Abuja and other stories

French President, Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday met with President Muhammadu Buhari in a closed-door bilateral meeting at the Presidential Villa ...

AzeezApril 25, 2018

The Late 5: Reps summon Buhari over killings, INEC commences Melaye’s recall process, and other top stories

These are the top five Nigerian stories that drove conversation today. The Independent National Electoral Commission has commenced the recall ...

Alexander OnukwueMarch 26, 2018

Macron has got some nerve trying to make us adopt his language of ‘freedom’

Emmanuel Macron is going to be investing millions of Euros to make the French language a stronger global rival to ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJanuary 21, 2018

The Late 5: 16 states embrace FG’s cattle colonies initiative, Macron says France would have voted ‘yes’ to leave the EU and other top stories

These are the top Nigerian stories that drove conversation today. Four people are feared killed after suspected herdsmen attacked Kikon, ...

Adegbite AdedotunOctober 20, 2017

Nobody explained the consequences of Brexit to the British people – Macron

French President Emmanuel Macron said on Friday that the problem besieging U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May is that nobody explained ...

Adegbite AdedotunOctober 16, 2017

President Macron set to strip Harvey Weinstein of prestigious French honour

In a latest development on the Harvey Weinstein sexual scandal, France President, Emmanuel Macron has requested relevant authorities to strip ...

Adegbite AdedotunOctober 5, 2017

Macron accused of displaying ‘disregard’ for French working class

French president Emmanuel Macron has been accused of treating members of the French working class with contempt. Macron, 37, stepped ...

Adegbite AdedotunSeptember 21, 2017

Macron shares details about his marriage to wife, Brigitte

Featuring in an interview with CNN on Tuesday, French President Emmanuel Macron made an unusual dive into his love life. ...

Adegbite AdedotunSeptember 19, 2017

France President, Macron cuts public spending to lowest rate in 10 years

Following his promise of a renewed and transformed French economy during the campaigns, President Emmanuel Macron’s administration has planned to ...

Adegbite AdedotunSeptember 19, 2017

Trump meets Macron for bilateral discussions in New York

As part of bilateral discussions with various world leaders as disclosed by the White House on Monday in the wake ...

Adegbite AdedotunSeptember 13, 2017

Macron visits French territory of St Martin over Hurricane Irma

France President, Emmanuel Macron travelled to the Caribbean Islands on Tuesday evening in the French territory of Saint Martin amidst ...

AzeezAugust 28, 2017

Macron faces a difficult week with EU policy move

On the heels of a plummeting ratings at home, French President, Emmanuel Macron will lay out his foreign policy vision ...

EditorAugust 25, 2017

You are arrogant and inexperienced, Poland Prime Minister blasts Macron

by Adedotun Michael Emmanuel Macron’s motive of touring some less rich Eastern European states to seek an amendment to the ...

EditorAugust 25, 2017

Emmanuel Macron spends €26,000 on make up in three months

by Adedotun Michael It is so unbelieving to hear that, French President, Emmanuel Macron has spent €26,000 (£24,000) on makeup ...

EditorAugust 21, 2017

French presidency assigns his wife, Brigitte Macron new official role

by Adedotun Michael After a failed attempt by Emmanuel Macron, the President of France to formalize the installation of his ...

Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 17, 2017

Donald Trump, others condemn terror attack in Barcelona

U.S. President Donald Trump has condemned the terror attack in Barcelona Spain that has left one person dead and thirty-two ...

EditorAugust 14, 2017

Emmanuel Macron’s popularity falls faster than any French President ever

by Adedotun Michael Emmanuel Macron, the 39-year-old former investment banker and reforms propagandist who was elected to the French presidency ...

EditorAugust 10, 2017

Macron shuns Britain, meets European leaders

French President Emmanuel Macron seems not to have found an ally in Britain. Macron in a bid to salvage his ...

EditorAugust 9, 2017

Macron risks mutiny from within

Amidst several criticisms of President Emmanuel Macron’s policies, going from labour laws to tax policies, the President now risks a ...

EditorAugust 9, 2017

Macron suffers defeat over proposed constitution changes

The French president, Emmanuel Macron and his wife, Brigitte Macron have faced a public revolt over the proposed changes to ...

AzeezAugust 3, 2017

Neymar’s transfer to PSG is good news – Macron

French President, Emmanuel Macron on Thursday described Brazilian superstar Neymar’s expected transfer to Paris Saint-Germain as “good news.” “It adds ...

Oluwatosin AdeshokanJuly 25, 2017

4 takeaways from Macron’s almost distasteful racist rant

“The challenge in Africa is very different, and much more profound. It is civilizational today. What are the problems in ...

EditorJuly 20, 2017

Did you notice how Trump spun his Macron take-down?

by Alexander O. Onukwue Trump may be a brash man but he knows that Emmanuel Macron is his match. In ...

EditorJuly 17, 2017

We gained an intimate knowledge of each other | Macron speaks about Trump’s visit

by Adedotun Michael French President Emmanuel Macron hopes the charm offensive on Donald Trump and the choreographed image of a ...

ItunuoluwaJuly 14, 2017

Pictures of Trump, Melania, Emmanuel and Bridget Macron in Eiffel Tower dinner

President Donald Trump and first lady Melania wrapped up their day with dinner at Jules Verne restaurant for a private dinner ...

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