Daily Archives: December 21, 2019

Macron Vows to Keep Fighting Extremism in West Africa

France’s President Emmanuel Macron has vowed to boost the fight against Islamic extremism in West Africa as French troops killed 33 Islamic extremists in central Mali.

Macron spoke Saturday on the second day of his …

West African Nations Rename Common Currency, Sever its Links to France

Eight West African countries Saturday agreed to change the name of their common currency to Eco and severed the CFA franc’s links to former colonial ruler France.

The CFA franc was initially pegged to the …