• Emmanuel Macron, President of the French Republic

    19 May 2017

    Emmanuel Macron, President of the French Republic

    The President of the French Republic, Emmanuel Macron, was inaugurated on 14 May 2017 for 5 years. He succeeds François Hollande and is the 8th elected president of the 5th French Republic.

  • President Macron announces his new government

    18 May 2017

    President Macron announces his new government

    The new French leader appoints Edouard Philippe as Prime Minister and Jean-Yves Le Drian as Foreign Minister. The cabinet contains figures from across the political spectrum, half of them women.

  • Ambassador Christophe Farnaud awards Alan Mabin

    16 May 2017

    Ambassador Christophe Farnaud awards Alan Mabin

    On 15 May 2017, the Ambassador of France to South Africa, H.E. Mr Christophe Farnaud, hosted a reception in honor of Professor Alan Mabin to award him with the National Order of Merit (Ordre National du Mérite), rank of Knight (Chevalier).

  • World needs "a strong France", says new President

    15 May 2017

    World needs "a strong France", says new President

    Presidential election - Investiture speech by M. Emmanuel Macron, President of the Republic

  • World Surfing Championships in Biarritz from May 20th to 28th

    5 May 2017

    World Surfing Championships in Biarritz from May 20th to (...)

    The ISA World Surfing Games 2017, the officials World Surfing Championships from 1964, will be held in France at Biarritz-Pays Basque, from May 20th to 28th. Up to 200 athletes from more than 40 nations will compete for this 30th edition.

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