This West African nut made millions for European and American companies before it was banned

Kola nuts
In West Africa, particularly in parts of Niger, Nigeria, and Liberia, people have long chewed kola nuts as stimulants

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West African states adopt ‘ECO’ as name for new currency

Muhammadu Buhari and Patrice Talon
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari (L) and his Beninese counterpart Patrice Talon (R) speak next to President of ECOWAS Commission Jean-Claude Brou (C) during an inauguration ceremony in Lagos, Nigeria

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