Africa 54

January 09, 2020 11:30 AM
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On this edition of Africa 54, Twenty people recovering from a rocket attack on a military base in northern Mali; People living in the Democratic Republic of Congo suffer from extreme weather conditions; a South African military plane crash-lands at the Goma airport in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo.

A54 Business: Eight west African countries say they are ready to ditch the CFA Franc this year. CFA is a currency used in 14 west and central African nations, which is tied to the Euro at a fixed exchange rate - with the peg guaranteed by the French treasury.