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Vol 42 No 2

Published 26th January 2001

Not franc

The assassination of Congo-Kinshasa's President Laurent-Désiré Kabila played havoc with the running order at Cameroon's Franco-African summit, the 21st since 1973. Underlying the scheduled theme, 'L'Afrique - l'heure de la mondialisation' (Africa at the time of globalisation) are renewed doubts about the short-term future of the Franc Zone held by regional economists and leaders such as Malian President Alpha Oumar Konaré.

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