West African forum to focus on $20 billion investment prospects

Issac John / 2 September 2014

The eight Franco-phone countries, members of UEMOA (the West African Economic & Monetary Union), boast a combined gross domestic product of $75 billion.

Heads of state from eight West African countries are scheduled to attend next week in Dubai an investment forum aimed at offering GCC investors opportunities in the $20 billion annual infrastructure spending required for the continent’s fastest growing region. Continue reading