Published on : 26/07/2022 – 21:16
Emmanuel Macron begins his African tour with Cameroon. It will then take him to Benin and Guinea-Bissau For his first trip to the continent since his re-election, the French president intends to review his military strategy in the face of competition with Russia and renew economic ties. Paris is advancing on minefield as anti-French sentiment grows among the populations.
Serguei Lavrov, the head of Russian diplomacy, is in Congo-Brazzaville for the second day of his African tour. After a meeting with Denis Sassou-Nguesso, he reassured about cereal exports. The rest of his tour should take him to Uganda and Ethiopia.
Finally, 9 million Tunisians were called upon to vote on the draft new constitution. It would strengthen the skills of the head of state who assumed full powers just a year ago.