Le Pen’s Policy on Africa sparks Controversy
In the run-up to the second round of the French presidential election, international politicians continue to remark on the schemes of the main opposition leader Merine Le Pen on African nations
Economically, France is facing a recession in Africa as a result of investment from China, India, and Brazil.
Le Pen, a radical commentator, believes her travels could be in line with other African leaders, especially given the strained relations between Macron and others.
If it succeeds, will it resolve the strained relations between Macron and Mali’s military rulers Assimi Goita, CAR’s Faustin Touadera or Guinea’s Mamadi Doumbouya, who are hoping to defeat the president they see as undermining them? .
Although many experts are skeptical that either of the two candidates, Macron or Le Pen, will change anything in French-African relations, especially in the former colonies.
Le Pen is widely expected to restore close ties between France and Africa, especially those it has colonized, given its April 13 pledge to Senegalese President Macky Sall. do everything possible to ensure that his country wins a permanent seat on the UN Security Council.
What remains to be seen is the outcome of the by-elections on April 24.