The legend of Thomas Sankara
Le franc CFA
The West African CFA franc (French: franc CFA or simply franc) is the currency of eight independent states in West Africa namely Benin, Burkina Faso, Côte d'Ivoire, Guinea Bissau, Mali, Niger,Senegal and Togo
Fishermen, exploiting the difficulty for female fish traders to make a living, are known to give preferential treatment to them in return for sex. The practice has led to very high rates of HIV/AIDS among fishing communities in the area – about 30 percent prevalence rate compared to the national average of 7.5 percent.
(IBT, Nathan Siegel)