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French President Macron’s visit to Mali was his first official trip outside Europe since taking power. He met with his Malian counterpart, Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, as well as soldiers in the troubled northern town of Gao. France’s new leader vowed to be “uncompromising” in the face of terror.
Also, the UN’s Children’s fund, Unicef, has warned the number of acutely malnourished children in Somalia is set to soar in 2017. It comes as 2 million people in the Horn of Africa nation face starvation.
And we take a look at the Mawazine World Music festival in Rabat. Grammy-winning artist Lauryn Hill, and Ivory Coast’s reggae legend Alpha Blondy are among those to grace the stage.
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In This Story: Emmanuel Macron
Emmanuel Jean-Michel Frédéric Macron is a French politician who has been President of France and ex officio Co-Prince of Andorra since 14 May 2017. In the legislative elections a month later, Macron’s party, renamed “La République En Marche!” (LREM), secured a majority in the National Assembly. At the age of 39, Macron became the youngest president in French history.