Rabat - In its bid to join the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), Morocco has assured the organization that it would adopt a shared currency as soon as it is established. However, plans for a pan-West African money system continue to suffer from deadlock.

King Mohammed VI and Ivorian President Alassane Ouattara
Chaima Lahsini is freelance journalist and activist with the Al-Fam collective in Rabat.