Macron Wins Landslide in French Legislative Elections
When he was elected president of France last month, Emmanuel Macron was hailed as a maverick, the first third-party candidate to win the Elysée since France’s Fifth Republic was established in 1958. Read more.
In April 1966, Senegal's first president and a poet, Leopold Sedar Senghor ascended the steps of the National Assembly in Dakar to declare his country the temporary capital of Black Civilisation at the launch of the World Festival of Black Arts. Read more.