While over half of its population is of foreign origin, the city is officially bilingual French/Dutch and all its street signs are in both languages (10% of all Belgians live in the capital).
To find a job in Brussels being bilingual is an advantage, but in reality French is the predominant communication language.
French speaking Belgium tends to refer to itself more as ‘Belgian’, than Flemish/Dutch-speakers do.
Besides the capital, Belgium consists of 3 other linguistic areas (see map).
You can read the full article (in French) on the blog Noirs d'Amérique Latine Among the interviewed is television reporter Lucía Asué Mbomio.