#103 Ndongo Samba Sylla: The CFA Franc & The Movement For Monetary Sovereignty In Africa


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By The Pileus, Patricia Pino, and Christian Reilly. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

Patricia and Christian talk to Senegalese development economist and author Ndongo Samba Sylla about the political challenges facing countries with limited financial sovereignty and Africa’s last colonial currency - the CFA Franc.

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