“Despite the Rhetoric, Macron Isn’t About to Loosen France’s Paternalistic Grip in Africa” Amy Niang, Meera Venkatachalam, The Conversation, 30 May 2017

“60 years after independence, France and Francophone Africa remain entangled beyond separation. French companies have a quasi-monopoly over electricity, telecommunications, infrastructure, airports and harbours. Macron is a neo-liberal determined to open Africa up for greater … Continue reading “Despite the Rhetoric, Macron Isn’t About to Loosen France’s Paternalistic Grip in Africa” Amy Niang, Meera Venkatachalam, The Conversation, 30 May 2017