People: Central Bank of West Africa governor reappointed for second term


Africa: Tiémoko Meyliet Koné has been appointed to a second term as governor of the Central Bank of West African States (BCEAO).

The BCEAO governor is selected such that a national of each West African Monetary Union member shall have the opportunity to hold office. Koné was first appointed governor in May 2011 following the dismissal of Philippe-Henri Dacoury-Tabley.

Dacoury-Tabley was a staunch supporter of former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo. During the 2010 general elections in the

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