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Ignore Francafrique at your own peril

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The French enjoy speaking about their country's supposed decline. Complaints about the impoverished areas of Saint-Denis, poor job prospects, or the calamitous state of the RER metro line are typical. But France's decline is most visible a few thousand kilometers to the south - in the slow downfall of Francafrique. The Sahel has been rocked […]


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