Why do parts of Africa speak French?

More than 20 of the countries in Africa speak French, largely due to France’s vast colonization on the continent. These include countries such as Algeria, Chad, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Madagascar, Morocco, Rwanda, Cameroon, Côte d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast), Gabon, Guinea, Mali, Niger, Senegal and Tunisia.

Is French dying?

The French language is not dying, but rather, it is growing due to rising French-speaking populations namely oi Africa. Along with German, it’s one of the most important natively-spoken languages in the European Union, and despite being strictly controlled by the Acadamie Française, it’s evolving.

Which country speak the best French in Africa?

In no particular order of appearance these are the best french speaking countries in Africa.

  1. Democratic Republic of the Congo. French is the official language of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. …
  2. Republic of the Congo. …
  3. Côte d’Ivoire. …
  4. Madagascar. …
  5. Cameroon. …
  6. Burkina Faso. …
  7. Niger. …
  8. Mali.
AMAZING:  What area of Africa are diamonds most commonly found?
African stories