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CFA

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Showing its interest in improving the food security in Gabon through strengthening of the fishery sector, Gabon will contribute 47 million CFA francs and 53.9 million CFA francs to strengthen the technical and economic capacities of aquaculture sector stakeholders respectively.
The Cameroon football federation said each player was paid a qualification bonus of $34,693, APS27,241 and would be given 5 million CFA francs after winning a first game at the tournament.
Depending on quality kevazingo, also known as bubinga, can fetch up to 1.2 million CFA francs (1,800 euros, $2,000) per cubic metre, say specialists.
A half-litre sachet of cold water sells for 25 CFA francs (approximately US$0.05 in 2015) and is hence relatively affordable, but it still costs more than the same amount taken directly from public standpipes, which is the cheapest way for Niamey residents without a direct connection to the piped network to obtain treated water (see cost comparison in Table 1).
The total cost of the 5 projects co-financed by the African Development Bank (AfDB) and EU is 652 million Euros (428 billion CFA francs).
Projects supposedly underway include: a 78.9bn CFA franc ($143mn) territorial development programme announced in 2014 for the three regions in the north of the country; a three-year national emergency plan unveiled in 2015 with a budget of 925bn CFA francs of which just 42bn francs was earmarked for the Far North Region; a 5.3bn CFA franc plan to rebuild schools and hospitals in the region, also unveiled in 2015; and a 102bn CFA franc project targeting young people across the country, announced by President Paul Biya in December 2016.
For example, Ivory Coast, Senegal and Togo listed Sukuk Islamic bonds worth 766 billion CFA francs ($1.28 billion) on the West Africa bourse in October 2016.
The soldiers, most of them former rebels, were promised 12 million CFA francs ($19,875) in bonuses by the government for backing Ouattara after former President Laurent Gbagbo refused to accept an election defeat in 2010, but they have received less than half of the cash.
It would create a new bank with a capital of 10bn CFA francs ($20m), in which it will be the major shareholder with 76%.
Cameroon's flag-carrier is losing 1.5bn CFA francs ($2.5m) a month and cannot survive without rapidly scaling up operations, chief executive Jean Paul Sandjo told African Business.
Police said they found 2.05 million CFA Francs (3,303 U.S.