VIDEO. Songs, dances… the images of Emmanuel Macron’s wild evening with Yannick Noah in Cameroon

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Yannick Noah is popular as a tennis champion and singer in France but also as a traditional chief in Cameroon, where he hosted President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday July 26 to promote “dialogue” between Europeans and Africans.

After his interview with Cameroonian President Paul Biya, Emmanuel Macron went to Etoudi, the “Noah village” to meet the singer and former tennis player, Yannick Noah. It was the first meeting between the two men.

Emmanuel Macron and Yannick Noah
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A first solemn visit during which Emmanuel Macron was notably taken to the Noah family vault where his grandfather and his father rest. The President then met young Cameroonians and French people testifying to the common work for relations in Paris and Yaoundé. And in the evening a concert had been planned.

Emmanuel Macron and Yannick Noah in Cameroon

Emmanuel Macron and Yannick Noah in Cameroon
AFP – LUDOVIC MARIN

Indeed, in the evening, the reception ended with a concert of young Cameroonian musicians, before the master of the place took the microphone, as he often does unexpectedly, for “three, four or ten songs “warned Yannick Noah. Including his dance hits Saga Africa, Métisse and Back to Africa…

Yannick Noah

Yannick Noah
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a concert took place after Macron's visit

a concert took place after Macron’s visit
AFP – LUDOVIC MARIN

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