In the CFA franc, the French colonial mission in West Africa found a way to ensure a paternalist and pernicious stranglehold on the economies of a vast region of the continent.
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By Chronic on December 28, 2020 in Cash & Commerce, Chronic, Media & Propaganda, Systems of Governance
By Chimurenga on June 10, 2015 in Chronic, Faith & Ideology, Media & Propaganda, Systems of Governance
Needless to say, Françafrique was not the only constellation of capital and culture on offer at the time of African political independence.