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Francophone

A person, company, or country for which French is the primary language. Because of the historical importance of French as an international language and of France as a world power, French is one of the most common languages in international commerce.
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It was in Belgium where he recorded the final song of this album, Nalingaka yo yo te (I don't like you) heralding a new era which, it is hoped, will soon be covered by FRANCOphonic Vol 2.
TMI has developed its ICT export activities significantly in the past few years, mainly by providing ICT services in Francophonic West African countries, and in North Africa.
The release builds on the success of acclaimed Francophonic 1 that covered the very early years of Franco's extraordinary career.
Demetriou added: "The participation of our country at the Games of the Francophonie is a very important event for our country as it will help the promotion of Cyprus in Francophonic countries and the development of the existing bilateral agreement with Lebanon for cultural and scientific cooperation.
The visit to the UK commemorates the 20th anniversary of the death of the king of Congolese rumba, Grand Maitre 'Franco' Luambo Makiadi, and the release of a tribute double CD to the great man, Francophonic.
Even so, Catholic clerics sometimes defended local languages at a time when government officials saw a thoroughly Francophonic patrie as a cornerstone of nation building.
La Disparition is a similar Francophonic lipogram book (in translation as A Void, by Scottish author Gil Adair, and A Vanishing, by Ian Monk).