France’s Macron seeks to mend ties with Africa

French President Emmanuel Macron says he wants to transform his country's strained relationship with Africa. The comments come as he begins a four-day visit to the continent.

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    French President Emmanuel Macron says he wants to transform his country's strained relationship with Africa. The comments come as he begins a four-day visit to the continent.

    France is often criticised for its colonisation of some African nations, but Macron wants to improve his country's ties to Africa.

    Al Jazeera's Natacha Butler reports from Paris.


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