Central African ministers intervene in central bank recruitment

Bank of Central African States

A ministerial committee of the Central African monetary union froze a controversial recruitment process at the regional central bank on October 6. The decision followed charges of irregularities and nepotism, which prompted the chair of the council to write to the central bank governor in August.

Jeune Afrique, a Paris-based pan-African magazine, reported on October 7 that the committee had halted the hiring process. It quoted an unnamed finance minister saying hiring would remain frozen until

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