« Le rôle de l’écrivain n’est pas de tourner le dos à la jeunesse africaine »

France still has a special relationship with its former colonies in Africa. The French language still plays an important role. The French military still has a strong presence in its former colonies. And the baguette has a strong following.

The writer Alain Mabanckou, born in Congo/Brazzaville, received a request by the French president. Mabanckou thought about it and wrote an Open Letter. It caused a stir. 

Read more about it here

Alain Mabanckou : « Le rôle de l’écrivain n’est pas de tourner le dos à la jeunesse africaine »

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I enjoy reading about Africa. New books. Old books. By African writers. By non-African writers. Novel. History. Travel. Biographies. Autobiographies. Politics. Colonialism. Poetry.

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