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ECO: A new currency for ECOWAS nations

The 15 member nations of the Economic Community of West African States, ECOWAS have unveiled their new single currency; ECO, which is expected to make its grand debut in January 2020.

Also; the crypto-craze is back! Bitcoin’s price has surged recently, trading at an all-time high of figures above $13,000.

BBC’s Hudheifa Aden chats with Owen Odia Country Manager at Luno Nigeria, a cryptocurrency trading platform, to find out if Africa is ready to stay ahead the curve.

Plus; bacon on the run. We go up north to see how pig racing has become the highlight of one of the most popular agricultural shows in England.

From our studios in Nairobi, Maya Hayakawa opens the new month with this edition of BBC Money Daily.

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