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Macron’s ‘Great Debate’: How will it work?

Paris, France | AFP | Facing the biggest test of his presidency, President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday launched a series of public forums inviting voters to express their concerns and hopes after two months of anti-government protests.

The Independent , Uganda Jan 16, 2019

Macron unveils ‘great national debate’ to calm protests

Paris, France | AFP | French President Emmanuel Macron on Sunday spelled out the questions underpinning his “great national debate”, a public consultation aiming to quell “yellow vest” anger after nearly two months of sometimes violent protests.

The Independent , Uganda Jan 14, 2019

With 2,300-word letter, Macron launches debate to quell 'yellow vest' unrest

PARIS (Reuters) - President Emmanuel Macron on Sunday kicked off a three-month national debate he hopes can quell the “yellow vest” unrest with a letter to the French in which he pledged to listen to new ideas but stuck to his core economic reform agenda.

Reuters , Africa Jan 13, 2019

French media denounce violent 'yellow vest' attacks on press

REUTERS/Vincent Kessler/File Photo Paris police fired water cannon and tear gas to push back demonstrators from around the Arc de Triomphe monument on Saturday, in the ninth straight weekend of protests against French President Emmanuel Macron’s economic reforms.

Reuters , Africa Jan 13, 2019

Yellow vest protests hit with police water cannon, tear gas in Paris

PARIS - Paris police fired water cannon and tear gas to push back “yellow vest” demonstrators from around the Arc de Triomphe monument on Saturday, in the ninth straight weekend of protests against French President Emmanuel Macron’s economic reforms.

EWN , South Africa Jan 12, 2019

French media denounce violent 'yellow vest' attacks on press

Paris police fired water cannon and tear gas to push back demonstrators from around the Arc de Triomphe monument on Saturday, in the ninth straight weekend of protests against French President Emmanuel Macron’s economic reforms.

EWN , South Africa Jan 12, 2019

Renewed yellow vest protests hit with police water cannon, tear gas in Paris

PARIS (Reuters) - Paris police fired water cannon and tear gas to repel “yellow vest” demonstrators from around the Arc de Triomphe monument on Saturday in the ninth straight weekend of protests against French President Emmanuel Macron’s economic reforms.

Reuters , Africa Jan 12, 2019

Clashes erupt as ‘Yellow Vests’ stage fresh protests

Protesters skirmished with police in Paris and other cities Saturday as thousands turned out for new rallies against French President Emmanuel Macron, with dozens arrested as officials vowed a crackdown on the violence that has marred the demonstrations since November.

The South African , South Africa Jan 12, 2019

Macron hopes debate can quell French unrest. So did Louis XVI

FILE PHOTO: French President Emmanuel Macron looks on as he meets with disabled handball players during the inauguration of a new handball complex in Creteil, on the outskirts of Paris, France January 9, 2019.

Reuters , Africa Jan 11, 2019

Fate of our stolen artworks | The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper - Nigeria and World News

The calls which reached a crescendo in 1977 over the United Kingdom government refusal to release a Benin mask in their museum, was recently re-ignited by Mr. Emmanuel Macron, the French president.

The Guardian , Nigeria Jan 10, 2019