Tag: CFA Franc

  • The CFA Franc, the Saga of a (neo)colonial currency

    The CFA Franc, the Saga of a (neo)colonial currency

    Bustling is the history of the CFA Franc. While some believe that this divisive currency should be resting in the old collections of numismatists fond of colonial history, the CFA franc still runs today in the veins of 14 African economies. It took a fight between the leaders of two (former) colonial powers to remind…