Africa, France
Macron's secret weapon to court African diaspora in bid for re-election

French president Emmanuel Macron at the Africa-France Summit on 8 October 2021 in Montpellier.
French president Emmanuel Macron at the Africa-France Summit on 8 October 2021 in Montpellier. © Guillaume Horcajuelo/EPA/Newscom/MaxPPP
A small group of ministers and MPs close to the French president have founded a new political initiative, which will become official in February, called "Pluriel". A halfway house between a political party and a collective, the group hopes to win the support of voters from France's African disapora and the centre-left. [...]
Published on 20.01.2022 at 05:00 GMT Reading time 4 minutes
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