France approves €150m budget aid loan
French economy minister Bruno Le Maire has just given the French state's guarantee to a major €150m loan to Senegal.
La secrétaire d'Etat française chargée du développement, de la francophonie et des partenariats internationaux, Chrysoula Zacharopoulou, se rendra du 29 au 30 mars à Lomé, où elle devrait rencontrer le président togolais, Faure Gnassingbé.
With less than a year to go to the presidential election, the prospect of Macky Sall running for a third term is increasingly worrying France and the United States. Emmanuel Macron recently raised the question directly with his Senegalese opposite number but the subject is also causing unease in ECOWAS member states.