Macron’s French language crusade bolsters imperialism – Congo novelist


The French president Emmanuel Macron has a formidable opponent. No, I am not writing about coming elections in France. I am talking about the French desire to keep a hold on all those French speaking countries (the Francophonie) in the world.  The Congo – born writer Alain Mabanckou has his own opinions about the role … Continue reading Macron’s French language crusade bolsters imperialism – Congo novelist

Le français, notre bien commun ? Par Alain Mabanckou et Achille Mbembe


Maybe the French president Emmanuel Macron has met his superior in the German chancellor Anega Merkel. What ever the truth maybe, it is clear that he tries to tighten the ties with Francophone countries and parts of countries. This called the Francophonie. Many countries in Africa have ties with France, a former colonial power. It … Continue reading Le français, notre bien commun ? Par Alain Mabanckou et Achille Mbembe