French: France's Tool for Global Power Projection
Mar 29, 2018 | 11:21 GMT
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- The population of the Francophone world will swell to more than 1 billion by 2065, creating a large demographic over which Paris will work to extend its influence.
- President Macron will take steps to boost the teaching of French in former colonies following decades of declining instruction.
- Paris will also seek to extend the reach of French in prominent Anglophone states such as Nigeria.