Secondly, France is not going on a whim to bomb them. If anything, the French intervention in Mali saved a lot of people from dying or worse.
Furthermore, this is not about the right of people to have or not have children. this is about the fact that the top 50 nation with the highest rate of growth, that is quite unsustainable, are almost all exclusively african. And that is a problem. If they continue on the path of such a large population growth, they won't solve their problems, but add to them. They need to stop having so many kids if they know whats good for them and if they desire to have some prosperity and start standing on their own two feet. So aside from them being one of the chief sources for the problem of overpopulation, they are also the chief source of their own domestic problems.
Underdeveloped nations need investment from foreign companies to increase the way of life. The companies that invest in African nations are doing them a service. And it is not all European companies, but Chinesse, Taiwanesse, America, South American and many more.