Wondering about the French influenced part of the continent. Most of my contributions are about the English language authors. In this article you will find an overview of the Francophone African writers who have made a name for themselves in recent years.
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
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