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Emmanuel Jean-Michel Frédéric Macron

Date of Birth: 21 December 1977
Place of Birth: Amiens


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Spy chiefs on manoeuvres

The recent media reports suggesting Moroccan security services were using the Pegasus spyware by Israel's NSO – possibly with the financial support of the United Arab Emirates – to bug the phones of French President Emmanuel Macron and King Mohammed VI (M6) created headlines too big even for the Moroccan press to ignore...


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Israel's seat at the African Union

Israel may be less welcome by some delegations at AU summits following the revelations that South African President Cyril Ramaphosa Egyptian Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly and Morocco's King Mohammed VI as well as French President Emmanuel Macron were on the target list of Israeli firm NSO's Pegasus spyware...

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Khartoum's fractious neighbours

That partly explains the enthusiasm of France's President Emmanuel Macron for Sudan's transitional government: holding a grand investment summit in Paris focusing on Sudan in May and leading the charge among rich countries to offer debt relief and backing initiatives by the International Monetary Fund on this...


Macron's man

Bazoum was in Paris for the 9 July summit of the G5 Sahel joined for its second session by President Emmanuel Macron who has announced a redeployment of French forces whose details have now been finalised (see Box France's redeployment plan)...

Advertised by President Emmanuel Macron before last month's Group of Seven summit a big French contingent will be absorbed into Force Takuba which will work alongside Sahelian armies in the three frontiers region...


Burkina without Barkhane

The authorities point to such operations to try and combat the widespread assumption outside the region that any reduction in the French military presence as announced by French President Emmanuel Macron would abandon all Sahelian nations to their fate...


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Paris makes up with the junta

Ahead of France's decision to resume joint military operations with Mali on 28 June President Goïta had talks with two high-ranking French representatives Franck Paris (President Emmanuel Macron's 'Monsieur Afrique') and Admiral Jean-Philippe Roland Macron's Chief of Staff...

Takuba – hoping to do more with less Finalising plans for a slimmed-back Sahel military presence President Emmanuel Macron has been consulting partners in Takuba the European Special Forces operation into which the continuing French combat presence will be integrated...


Hitting the beach

The seaside resort of Jacqueville is now home to the Académie internationale de lutte contre le terrorisme (AILCT) a concept first mooted in 2017 at a meeting of President Emmanuel Macron of France with President Alassane Ouattara of Côte d'Ivoire...


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