Browsing: President Emmanuel Macron

France President, Emmanuel Macron, announced on 31 March that a schedule for the return of sporting events would start from mid-May onwards, which led to the decision by the French Tennis Federation.

“The decision has been made… to suspend the use of the AstraZeneca vaccine as a precaution, hoping that we can resume it quickly if the judgment of the EMA allows it,” Macron told a press conference, adding that an announcement by the EMA was expected on Tuesday afternoon.

Referring to pledged funding for the international vaccine distribution mechanism, WHO Director- General, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said, “Even if you have the money, if you cannot use the money to buy vaccines having the money doesn’t mean anything.’’

Macron passionately advocated a new partnership, prioritizing the role of entrepreneurship in driving Africa’s renaissance, highlighting the importance of the private sector and urging the creation of a business ecosystem that leverages Africa’s vibrant private sector and most importantly saying Africa’s future was and should be in Africa’s hands

Speaking at the 2nd National Committee Meeting on Export Promotion of the National Economic Council held in Lagos, Ambode said beyond oil, it was now important for the country to put in place infrastructure and other initiatives to support other sectors with the view to preparing them for export