In this week's pick of some our favourite discussions over 2020-2021, we revisit the making of the nation of Nigeria. Its turbulent history has ... plenty to tell us about the current malaise. After all, as the poet Maya Angelou once said: "If you don't know where you have come from, you don't know where you are going."
That’s the question many are asking after the region was set to cut a major symbol of its colonial ties to France: the CFA franc.
The new Eco currency was meant to come into circulation on 1 July, but with countries all across the continent battling coronavirus, national and regional economies are taking a hit.
That inevitably begs the question: how much longer until Francophone Africa will have its chance to develop its new identity?
And will coronavirus inevitably change the course of its plans?
This webinar is in partnership with Invest Africa; you can see a list of their upcoming events here.
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