As I said, we already give billions to former colonies. Plus we encourage the emancipation of CFA, truth is most countries do not want it because it will be such a devaluated money.
French are ready to open the dialogue and settle the past, but you cannot get over it. It took us 12 years to reopen the dialogue with Germany, few years later our presidents would hold each other hands in war graveyards.
To forgive, everyone has to make a step forward, everytime we do, we get spat in the face, blame, shamed like we are the only nation that did everything wrong.