Macron in Africa to discuss meals disaster

Many nations in Africa have been hit onerous by the meals disaster, partly as a result of they import giant quantities of grain from Russia and Ukraine.

Macron will keep within the capital Yaounde for 3 days, earlier than heading to Benin and Guinea Bissau.

When Cameroon’s authorities was beautifying the capital forward of the presidential go to, a number of hundred non permanent market stalls had been demolished on all of the streets that Macron passes.

“They have destroyed my only source of income,” says 28-year-old Solange Kemje, whose stall was demolished.

Other Cameroonians welcomed the go to, hoping Macron would supply assist in the face of the specter of elevated jihadist violence spilling over from neighboring Nigeria.

In Cameroon, a battle between the armed forces and English-speaking separatists has additionally been occurring for 5 years. The battle has killed not less than 3,300 folks and compelled over 750,000 to flee.

Security points are due to this fact additionally anticipated to be excessive on the agenda when Macron talks to Cameroon’s 89-year-old President Paul Biya, who has been in energy for virtually 40 years.

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