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Emmanuel Macron (44) Re-elected French President

Emmanuel Macron (44) Re-elected French President

French President Emmanuel Macron won a second term in office in a runoff election held on Sunday, 24 April 2022.

The 44-year-old defeated his far-right rival Marine Le Pen by a comfortable margin.

With nearly all votes counted, Macron was on course for 58.6 per cent of the vote, according to interior ministry figures.

Meanwhile, Le Pen (53), the candidate of the far-right National Rally party (Rassemblement National or RN), received 41.4 per cent of the votes.

Le Pen was running for the presidency for the third time and this time she performed far much better than in previous attempts.

In his victory speech, Macron admitted that many had only voted for him just to keep Le Pen out of power. He said:

Many in this country voted for me not because they support my ideas but to keep out those of the far-right.

I want to thank them and know I owe them a debt in the years to come.

He also promised to unify France saying “no one in France will be left by the wayside” and pledged to be a “president for all”.

Macron is the first French president to win a second term in 20 years.

More: Al Jazeera


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29 Comments

@gmail.com 1 month ago

congratulations mr man


Live 1 month ago

At 44 Macron elected in office for 2nd time! Matemadanda a Zim phyco suggested 52 year leadership in office.

Elections re-run on 24 results announced on the 25th date of month in Zimbabwe you ve to be on streets asking for results ! In fear of being shot by soilders

Is Zimbabwe a country or someone's property ?

Around 15 million people to ignore less than 500 000 soilders shoot 8 people for no enough reason 🙄

ED PFEE 2023 1 month ago

In 2023 we are going to elect ED as our Life President! VIVA ED!!!!


Designer 1 month ago

He can see, he is just ignorant

Oppressed 1 month ago

ED is clueless can't you see, open your eyes

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ery 1 month ago

since emacron was elected
what notable changes dd he brought in french land
ki dly xul me


ery teacher 1 month ago

akalegalaiza chi******** chaunacho

Addy 1 month ago

still voted cause of his ldeas and change in his last term


the commentator 1 month ago

To be sincerely speaking in mi humble opinion without being sentimental and judgement and of course without offending anyone who thinks differently from mi opinion ..buh rather looking into this srs matter without perspection distinction and views I honesty think and believe that I hve nothing to say totaly nothing 🤣🤸🤸🤸🤸😛😛


The King of Serpents 1 month ago

😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂

Elder 1 month ago

Shut up uri kutipedzera mhepo yekufema.

ok commentator 1 month ago

rhetoric and verbosity do not build a nation so don't pin your hopes on CCC

pumura 1 month ago

enyu anoitwa manyuwari ayo erekotonari ndipo patinosiyana navo ipapo


sugar boy 1 month ago

also ZEC should take a lesson. One day ma results atobuda.nyika yakaita se France kazimbabwe two weeks kuti maresults abude nxa.


The King of Serpents 1 month ago

Kusarongeka kwedu nemweya wehutsotsi

Zimcitizen 1 month ago

REMINDER TO ALL CITIZENS OF ZIMBABWE 🇿🇼. In 1980 the President Canaan Banana was 44, ED Munangagwa (37), Josiah Tungamirai (31), Solomon Mujuru (35), zvinavashe (36), Perrence Shiri (25), chiwenga(23) , Joyce Mujuru (24) Ndikunzwei Futii Muchiti Chamisa Mwana Mudiki


Mafirakureva 1 month ago

RG Mugabe was 55 and Simba Makoni, the youngest member of cabinet was 24

Porina 1 month ago

Robert Mugabe was 56

MuPfungwe Chaiye 1 month ago

Kkkkkk gegegege

Advocate 1 month ago

YOUNG GENERATION


chinya Lovejoy 1 month ago

congratulation young man


chief Nemauyu 1 month ago

congratulations to Macron. I hope Africa will take some electoral lessons from France.


Machiavelli 1 month ago

Congratulations to Emmanuel Macron.
It's time for the Younger Generation.

Geriatrics to The Old People's Home please.


Machiavelli 1 month ago

My advice, not that it's worth anything, is that the Champion-in-Chief shoul send a congratulatory message to Macron and build alliances in corridors of influence. And while he is still at it, go and sign the Book of Condolences at Kenya House.


mbizo 1 month ago

just imagine 44 years guy in power and the other one is just 53 that's modern politics it's far much different as compared to African politics where 89 to 95 years old people are engaged in politics......bul**** 2023 chamisa mu office


Ngwene 1 month ago

Age doesn't matter we need the mind, how old is Joe Biden

Worzell Gummidge 1 month ago

Excellent. Here in Zim we will be electing Chamisa in 2023. Madhara akundikana. Takudawo vechidiki tizame zvitsva...



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