Canadian Michaëlle Jean to head organization of French-speaking countries


Haiti-born Jean, 57, becomes the first women to be chosen as secretary general of the International Organization of Francophonie.

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Michaëlle Jean has been chosen as the new head of the union of French-speaking nations known as "la Francophonie" at the organization’s 15th summit in Dakar on Sunday. She is the first woman to head the organization, reports RFI.