Latest update: 04/06/2010
France - Africa: a new relationship?
Earlier this week, 38 African heads of state and government attended the 25th Africa-France summit in Nice. French President Nicolas Sarkozy stressed that France was not only reaching out to its former colonies but was now eager to embrace Africa as a whole and to talk business. So are we witnessing the end of an era, or is this merely window-dressing?