• Bemboli Mozagba

Black History Series: Part 3

Updated: Mar 29

Penultimate article of a Weekly set of Submissions covering Black Afro Themes and People- The Cost of Independence


Aboa, A. (2019, December 21). West Africa renames CFA franc but keeps it pegged to euro. Retrieved February 20, 2021, from https://www.reuters.com/article/us-ivorycoast-france-macron/west-africa-renames-cfa-franc-but-keeps-it-pegged-to-euro-idUSKBN1YP0JR

BCEAO. (2017). History of the CFA Franc. Retrieved February 20, 2021, from https://www.bceao.int/en/content/history-cfa-franc

Editorial Staff. (2019, May 25). 22 African presidents have been assassinated By France since 1963. Retrieved February 20, 2021, from https://www.africanglobe.net/africa/22-african-presidents-assassinated-france-1963/

European Commission. (2018, August 01). France and the euro. Retrieved February 20, 2021, from https://ec.europa.eu/info/business-economy-euro/euro-area/euro/eu-countries-and-euro/france-and-euro_en

Ghizoni, S. (2013, November 22). Creation of the bretton woods system. Retrieved February 20, 2021, from https://www.federalreservehistory.org/essays/bretton-woods-created

Hadjimichael, M. T., & Galy, M. (1997, November). The CFA Franc Zone and the EMU. Retrieved February 20, 2021, from https://www.imf.org/external/pubs/ft/wp/wp97156.pdf

Jaffré, B., & Ici, S. (2020, April 10). Interview de Thomas Sankara Réalisée par Mongo Beti. Retrieved February 20, 2021, from https://www.thomassankara.net/interview-de-thomas-sankara-realisee-par-mongo-beti/

Signé, L. (2019, December 17). How the france-backed AFRICAN CFA Franc works as an enabler and barrier to development. Retrieved February 20, 2021, from https://qz.com/africa/1763066/how-the-france-backed-african-cfa-franc-works/

Specia, M. (2019, January 22). The African currency at the center of a European Dispute. Retrieved February 20, 2021, from https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/22/world/africa/africa-cfa-franc-currency.html

Speech before the General assembly of the United Nations (1207624173 900401598 United Nations, Trans.). (1984, October 4). Retrieved February 20, 2021, from https://www.marxists.org/archive/sankara/1984/october/04.htm

Sy, A., & Sow, M. (2016, July 29). Four questions on the state of the West African economic and monetary Union and implications for other regional economic Communities. Retrieved February 20, 2021, from https://www.brookings.edu/blog/africa-in-focus/2016/03/15/four-questions-on-the-state-of-the-west-african-economic-and-monetary-union-and-implications-for-other-regional-economic-communities/

Zanmi-Kanmarad, P. (2016, May 30). Les 10 raisons pour lesquelles l'occident a tue le guide libyen mouammar kadhafi. Retrieved February 20, 2021, from https://www.montraykreyol.org/article/les-10-raisons-pour-lesquelles-loccident-a-tue-le-guide-libyen-mouammar-kadhafi

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