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Macron is good for Europe and Africa

Emmanuel Macron’s big win in this week’s presidential elections in France is historic on many levels. Not only is he the youngest head of state on the global stage at the age of 39, but he is also the youngest president of France since Napoleon.

In terms of political tradition he has broken the mould in that he won as an independent, making it the first time since World War II that traditional parties from the left and the right have been ejected from the race.  Read more.

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