France’s government is desperate to kickstart the ailing economy and believes labor market reforms are the answer. But the threat of doing away with the 35-hour working week has spurred thousands to take to the streets in protest.
Kenya’s economy is growing apace, but problems remain. They include high youth unemployment and exploding costs of living. But the issues will not influence the polls in a country where voting happens along ethnic lines.
He is the youngest president in the history of the Fifth Republic, and is popular abroad. Yet Emmanuel Macron has earned mixed reviews at home in the first 100 days after his election. DW looks at his presidency so far.
One hundred days after the election, only one in three French citizens is happy with Emmanuel Macron as president. But that doesn't mean it's over for him, argues DW's Christoph Hasselbach.
The number of jobless people in Germany has dropped again as the nation's economy remains in solid shape. With consumers in buoyant mood and firms reporting hefty order books, the trend is expected to continue.
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