French President Emmanuel Macron speaking at the London NATO summit  in December 2019.

France is set to end the use of the CFA franc in West Africa

The ECO is supposed to replace the CFA franc which is currently being used in eight west African countries and six countries in central Africa. During a trip to Ivory Coast on Saturday, in cooperation with eight West African countries — Benin, Burkina Faso, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Mali, Niger, Senegal, and Togo — Macron announced … Read more…