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Eco – the new currency of West Africa?

History of discussions on single currency  Since the 1990s, the fifteen countries comprising the group ECOWAS (Economic Community of Western African States) have been in discussions over joining a single currency. However, it was only in December 2000 that the goal of a single currency was made into an official

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What is a cooperative?

WHAT IS A COOPERATIVE? A cooperative is an organisation that is owned and run by its members. Cooperatives are run to meet the needs of their members, and are run democratically. This means each member has an equal vote in how the organisation is run. There are different types of

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