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France Announces Plans to Host Africa Summit in 2020

France’s ambassador to South Africa, Aurelien Lechevallier, unveiled plans for a new France-Africa Summit that will take place next year in South Africa. He added that president Emmanuel Macron will come to South Africa for the event, which is scheduled for next June. 

The French government recently hosted Africa Ambition, focused on private sector engagement, in Paris. The upcoming summit will presumably provide for a more comprehensive discussion between France and African stakeholders beyond trade and investment.

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