Zimbabwe Introduces New Currency, Scraps US Dollar Denominated Bond Notes

Zimbabwe Introduces New Currency, Scraps US Dollar Denominated Bond Notes

Since 500 Billion percent inflation in 2009, Zimbabwe had no own currency. Zimbabwe’s Central Bank Governor John Mangudya announced a whole new national currency and its abandonment of Zimbabwe bond notes, a temporary quasi currency, whose value had been equated to...
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Congo cuts internet for second day to avert ‘chaos’ before poll results

Congo cuts internet for second day to avert ‘chaos’ before poll results

The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) on Monday began counting ballots from a presidential election marked by delays and fears of violence and vote-rigging, straining hopes for its first-ever peaceful transfer of power. After a relatively bloodless vote, elec...
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