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Vol 65 No 9

Published 25th April 2024

Will Senegal's President Faye lead West Africa out of France's monetary zone?

The new political leaders in Dakar are promising jobs, growth and radical reform for the region's monetary system

Plans to rename the CFA franc, the next stage of regional currency reform, were derailed at the last minute by the July 2023 military coup that deposed Niger's President Mohamed Bazoum, Africa Confidential has learned.

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