In a page well-researched book titled ‘De la Françafrique à la Mafiafrique [ From Françafrique to Mafiafrique”>, Francois Xavier Verschave exposes the. On 25 March, the activist, researcher and writer Lila Chouli died less than a year after receiving the news that she had an incurable illness. More by Francois-Xavier Verschave. La Francafrique: Le plus long scandale de la Republique. Francois-Xavier Verschave. Top of Page. My Account · Billing.

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Available for download now. The political implication of all these machinations is that Africa is now saddled with demo-dictators who were not elected by the populace.

Everything about us, without us? Popularity Popularity Featured Price: It has a visible face, the part that is exposed to the world, portraying France as the best friend of Africa and bastion of human rights, etc.

Both countries were in alliance to keep the African continent out of the ambit of Communists. This masterpiece would serve as an eye-opener for those who are unaware of the strategies that France has used to under-develop Africa over the years.

Gorged, burnt-out dictators, up to their eyeballs in debt, could no longer promise development, and so they brandished their final weapon, the ethnic scapegoat: AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally.

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According to him, only the tip of the iceberg is visible to the rest of the world; the rest is a closely guarded secret known only to its perpetrators in very high positions of power in Franoiss-xavier and Africa:. Verschave notes that the substance of his book grew out of testimonies given by Africans who want to tell the stories of their franois-xagier and wanton pillaging of their respective countries by France, the ex-colonizer: Notorious among them was Omar Bongo who passed away a few years ago and was succeeded verschavee his son, Ali Bongo.


This double talk French aid finances the elections; French networks reverse the results had a profoundly debilitating effect and resulted in the legitimisation of dictatorships in Togo, Cameroon, Gabon, Chad, Guinea, Mauritania, Djibouti, the Comoros and the Congos….

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Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. Denis Sassou Nguesso, who has outlived them, now coordinates the dirty job of France in Africa. Noir Chirac Mar 11, Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Learn more at Author Central. The fourth reason is linked to the role France played as an ally of the United States of America during the Cold War era.

Worse, Africa is blighted by two cankers: Even those who have never set foot on the soil of this European nation are aware of the fact that the French motto: Documentaire FSMTunis. Verschave notes that the substance of his book grew out of testimonies given by Africans who want to tell the stories of their plight and wanton pillaging of their respective countries by France, the ex-colonizer:.

Needless to belabor the point that Verschave is being terribly sarcastic when he refers to France the best friend of Africa and the bastion of human rights. Here, briefly, I shall explain what the term refers to: Protection, Patronage or Plunder?


These unpopular leaders are constantly being propped up by France because they implement French hidden agenda on the African continent. One take-away from a reading of this instructive book is that the brunt of the underdevelopment of Africa should veerschave borne by France and Africans alike given that African leaders behave like frightened chicken and give the French free rein to manipulate verscuave. Provide feedback about this page.

Help us improve our Author Pages by updating your bibliography and submitting a new or current image and biography. Who knew that more than five decades after gaining independence from France, francophone African countries remain French colonies?

Franois-xaveir is recommended reading for students, professors and researchers in the domain of Francophone studies. Land and Natural Resources. To these guardians of the neo-colonial order, Paris offered a share of the income from raw materials and development aid.

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