West African central bank governor quits

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Philippe Henri Dacoury-Tabley, the governor of the Central Bank of West African States (BCEAO), has resigned from the regional central bank.

The central bank announced the resignation on Saturday. Dacoury-Tabley will be replaced in the interim by Jean-Baptiste Compaore, a deputy governor, before a permanent successor is named. Reuters reported that his resignation came amid allegations he continued to provide the Ivory Coast's president Laurent Gbagbo with access to central bank funds despite th

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