West Africa economy: Leaders push for single currency ECO

West African leaders in Ivory Coast have agreed to roll out a single shared currency.

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    As many as 15 countries in West Africa have agreed to adopt a single currency, called ECO, next year.

    Experts are divided on the effect it would have on the region's economy, especially in the eight member states that use the French-backed CFA franc.

    Al Jazeera's Nicolas Haque has more on that from Senegal's capital Dakar.


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