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Macron’s popularity problem, Hong Kong crisis, Africa’s independence

The World This Week 03/07/2020
The World This Week 03/07/2020 © France 24
By: Mark OWEN Follow | Alessandro XENOS | Juliette LAURAIN

After his party's disappointing performance in the local elections, Emmanuel Macron has replaced his popular Prime Minister Édouard Philippe with the relatively low-profile Jean Castex. Can a government reshuffle change the French President's luck?Mark Owen's panel also looks at China's imposing a harsh security law giving it sweeping powers over Hong Kong, the African countries marking their independence and the UK government tightening the lockdown in Leicester as Covid-19 cases surge.


Produced by Alessandro Xenos, Juliette Laurain and Imen Mellaz. 

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