BCEAO releases $ 6 billion for West African economies

The BCEAO has just made a liquidity injection of 3350 billion FCFA ($ 6 billion) at a fixed rate of 2% in favor of several banks of the UMOA. A total of 87 financial institutions participated in the operation. The Central Bank of West African States (BCEAO) made a further injection of liquidity to its member countries last week. In total, 3350 billion FCFA ($ 6 billion) were disbursed by the institution.

During the auction on September 14, 87 banks in the sub-region obtained an injection of liquidity at a fixed rate of 2%. With more than 1000 billion FCFA ($ 1.8 billion), it is the Ivory Coast which obtained the most important financing, ie 31% of the funds injected.

It is followed by Senegal with more than 580 billion FCFA ($ 1 billion), Mali with 466 billion FCFA (835 million $), Benin with 434.5 billion FCFA (777 million $) and Burkina Faso with 318 billion FCFA. ($ 569 million). Niger with 241.6 billion FCFA ($ 432 million), Togo with 219 billion FCFA (…

Wearing a mask in transport, certificate of movement: Sud-Rail calls "railway workers not to participate in control operations"

After the presentation of the deconfinement plan in transport, Éric Meyer, federal secretary of Sud-Rail announced Friday May 8 on Franceinfo that the union Sud-Rail "will call the railway workers not to take part in the operations of control and verbalization" to from Monday 11 May.

If "the railroaders are ready to assure the railway production", assured the union representative, "with all the approximations that there are around the wearing of the compulsory mask, the distribution, the certificate of compulsory displacement at the hours of tip in Île-de-France, we, Sud-Rail, we will call the railway workers not to take part in the operations of controls and verbalization, because it is neither their mission nor their prerogatives ". For Eric Meyer, "these are public order measures. If the State wants to control and verbalize, it is a mission of the State".

All the more, added the federal secretary of Sud-Rail, that "the railway workers have had no training and we don't know the procedures. So, in order not to put the railway workers in danger, so that they can focus on the tasks of flow management in stations and management of health security for users and themselves, we will call the railroaders not to participate in the control and reporting operations which could take place on Monday at the entrance to the stations. " With "these devices that are put in place quickly", Eric Meyer also fears tensions with passengers, "it will inevitably create tension in the trains".