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"Elements of language": the OIF put in bubbles by Bertin Leblanc

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Bertin Leblanc, former spokesperson for the OIF, co-signed the comic book “Éléments de langue”.

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By: Pascal Paradou Follow

Bertin Leblanc, a former journalist, was the spokesperson for the International Organization of La Francophonie (OIF) at the time of the transfer of power between Michaëlle Jean and Louise Mushikiwabo, at the head of the organization.


Elements of language,

drawn by Paul Gros, he recounts the internal struggles within the institution.



Bertin Leblanc, former spokesperson for the OIF and author of

Elements of Language

, published by the Bubble Box.

And the

Elsewhere chronicle,

which takes us to Geneva for the

Salon Africain du Salon du livre with Boniface Mongo-Mboussa, 

writer, literary critic and co-programmer of the salon.


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