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African Bloggers Review the French Primary Elections

Categories: Sub-Saharan Africa, Cameroon, Gabon, Senegal, Elections, Governance, Politics

Mengue M'Eyaà review the proposals [1] [fr] outlined by the French presidential candidates towards the African continent during the primary elections. She notes that all the proposals centered around how France can exit the Françafrique paradigm and that the candidates have a more nuanced understanding of several African issues such as the transition towards an effective democracy, foreign aid and accountability in governance.