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

published 3 months ago by France 24

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.

more episodes from The world this week