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Latest update : 2013-12-13

France-Africa Summit: Is Hollande the new sheriff of Africa?

Has France become Africa’s policeman? As the France-Africa summit gets under way in Paris, we ask why France has become so interventionist in its former colonies. Also, is French education failing? We discuss the country’s slide in international rankings and what can be done about it.

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Philip Turle

Journalist, RFI

Stefan De Vries

RTL4 Correspondent in Paris

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