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West Africa hails a new economic era

The West African monetary union announced landmark economic reforms on Saturday, including the renaming of its common currency the CFA Franc to the Eco, and a weakening of financial ties to former colonial master Paris.

West African regional bourse reaches out to SMEs

Edoh Kossi Amenounve, CEO of the Bourse Régionale des Valeurs Mobilières (BRVM), talks to Hichem Ben Yaïche about the role of this West African stock exchange in financing the regional economy.…