Zimbabwe Urged to Switch to Rand Amid Cash Crisis
Bankers and industry have reportedly endorsed the adoption of the South African rand as the major currency.
Zimbabwe Independent, 14 June 2016
THE government has ordered its departments and state owned companies to start accepting rand and other currencies, as part of desperate efforts to lessen dependence on the… Read more »
South African rands - bank notes and coins.
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Zimbabwe Standard, 3 July 2016
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Zimbabwe: 'The Rand Will Give Temporary Relief'
Zimbabwe Standard, 12 June 2016
The use of the South African rand for transactional purposes can make the local industry competitive in the short term, but will not take the economy beyond the horizon,… Read more »
New Zimbabwe, 11 June 2016
FINANCE minister Patrick Chinamasa says he is surprised that government departments are also refusing to accept the South African Rand, adding measures would soon be taken to… Read more »
Zimbabwe: 'Shift to Rand Inevitable'
The Herald, 9 June 2016
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Zimbabwe: UK Says Ready to Support Zimbabwe
New Zimbabwe, 10 June 2016
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Zimbabwe: 'Let's Adopt the Rand'
The Herald, 7 June 2016
BANKERS and industry have recommended the adoption of the South African rand as the major transacting currency to reduce concentration of risk associated with heavy reliance on the… Read more »
New Zimbabwe, 7 June 2016
THE opposition MDC-T has warned of possible civil unrest could in the country due to the current cash crisis which is also causing artificial shortages of basic goods and… Read more »
Financial Gazette, 2 June 2016
ZIMBABWE's central bank governor is a man under pressure. John Mangudya is dominating the headlines in the country right now as he grapples with a serious currency crisis and cash… Read more »
Zimbabwe: Time to Take Cash Crisis Head On
The Herald, 3 June 2016
Mr Speaker Sir, events of the past few weeks have dampened spirits, but make no mistake about it, this does not mean we are in recession already; it is a cash crisis that can be… Read more »
Zimbabwe: Embrace Bond Notes, Says VP Mnangagwa
The Herald, 3 June 2016
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New Zimbabwe, 31 May 2016
Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) on Tuesday conceded that the multi-currency systema dopted in 2009 was effectively dysfunctional with the economy trading solely on the United States… Read more »
New Zimbabwe, 24 May 2016
Imports into Zimbabwe will drop three percent this year as regional currencies recover against the US dollar, helping Zimbabwe begin to narrow its current account deficit, an… Read more »