'President of the rich' Macron tackles France's poverty problem
Emmanuel Macron may have declared war on poverty, but in the poorest towns of France there is little love lost for the ex-banker slammed by critics as a "president of the rich".
Macron plugs holes in cabinet as popularity sinks
French President Emmanuel Macron was forced to make two quick changes to his cabinet Tuesday after a second popular minister resigned in a week, the latest setback as the centrist leader battles record-low ratings.
Ecobank adopts ‘President Macron’s artist’ Waris Olamilekan Kareem
Ecobank Nigeria Limited has adopted popular child artist Kareem Waris. The bank signed an agreement with Waris’ parents for his education grant and upkeep allowance spanning 20 years. Waris Olamilekan Kareem is the 11-year-old hyperrealist artist who sketched a breathtaking portrait of French President, Emmanuel Macron during his visit to the New Afrika…
EU's security must no longer depend on US: Macron
French President Emmanuel Macron said Monday that he would put forward new proposals for the European Union to boost its security, saying the bloc must stop depending on American might.
Afrika Shrine’s day with history
Tuesday July 3, 2018, history was made. For the first time since it came into existence, the president of a country, sitting or past, paid a visit to the Afrika Shrine. The history maker was the youthful President of France, Emmanuel Macron. Witnesses to history included, the chief hosts, Femi and Yeni Kuti and the…
Illegal migration: A major challenge for Africa
Every nation, country or colony often has rules and laws that control and regulate how people come into their territories. When people or someone move from one area or country to settle in another, it is called migration.
TRACE TV Shows Macron's Visit To New Afrika Shrine Tonight
For those who weren’t in attendance at the historic event, TRACE and Ecobank will broadcast a one-hour special of A Celebration Of African Culture with the French President Emmanuel Macron this Sunday 5th August at 8:30pm. It was just a month ago that TRACE Events, in partnership with Ecobank and The New Afrika Shrine, hosted…
Meeting President Macron excites Ara Thunder
Though President Macron’s state visit to Nigeria has come and gone, for seasoned female talking drummer, engaging the French president in a talking drum session during his visit to the New Africa Shrine, was a memorable moment. On the day of the visit, President Macron chose to spend the night in the iconic New Afrika…
Brexit on the menu at May, Macron dinner
British Prime Minister Theresa May heads to President Emmanuel Macron's "summer Elysee Palace" on the Mediterranean coast on Friday, seeking to soften resistance to a Brexit plan which has upended her government while failing to win over sceptical EU negotiators.