The Iron Grip of the CFA Franc
The colonial-era currency limits the economic freedom of the African countries that use it and subjects them to continued French authority.
Africa’s Last Colonial Currency: The CFA Franc Story
by Fanny Pigeaud and Ndongo Samba Sylla, translated from the French by Thomas Fazi
The CFA Franc Zone: Economic Development and the Post-Covid Recovery
by Ali Zafar
May 26, 2022 issue