Posts Tagged ‘new currency’

The Eco: Awakening the Sleeping Giant – by Koko Nkanor

Towards the end of 2019, on the 21st of December, President Alasane Ouattara of Cote d’Ivoire, President of the West African Economic and Monetary Union (UEMOA) together with President Macron of France declared that eight member countries of ECOWAS would discontinue using the CFA Franc currency and would begin to use the Eco as their […]

ECOWAS reveals name of single currency

The Authority of ECOWAS Heads of State and Government on Saturday adopted ECO as the name of the single currency to be issued in January 2020. The leaders at their 55th Ordinary Session in Abuja endorsed the name, while congratulating the Ministerial Committee on the Single Currency for the considerable progress recorded in the implementation […]