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The Eco and coronavirus on Francophone Africa

By Anne-Marie Bissada
Posted on Friday, 17 April 2020 10:27

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What impact will the new Eco currency have on Francophone Africa?

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?

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