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Nigeria holds key to West-African single currency

The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) have said that the economic performance of Nigeria was crucial in realising the dream for a single currency in the West African region.

Ivory Coast sets cocoa farmers pay at 700 CFA francs per kilo

Ivory Coast, the world’s top cocoa grower, set its minimum rate for farmers at 700 CFA francs ($1.23 )per kilogram for the 2017-18 crop,a steep drop over the previous year, due to falling global prices.

Franco-Beninese activist kicked out of Senegal for anti-CFA protest

French activist of Benin origin Kemi Seba has been expelled from Senegal after a protest against the West African regional CFA franc in Dakar last month that got him arrested.

Senegalese activist behind burning of CFA franc freed by Dakar court

The Senegalese activist behind the burning of the regional francophone currency, the CFA franc, has been released by a court in Dakar.

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