Rabat - It didn’t take long for French President Emmanuel Macron’s African tour to go awry. What was anticipated as the French leader’s “grand test” quickly turned to a possible diplomatic crisis after he “humiliated” Burkina Faso’s President Roch Marc Christian Kabore at the University of Ouagadougou.

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Chaima Lahsini is freelance journalist and activist with the Al-Fam collective in Rabat.