Friday, December 19, 2008

New Ten Billion Zimbabwe Dollar Note

CNN reports on Zimbabwe's new 1, 5 and 10 Billion Dollar Notes.

Zimbabwe's central bank introduced a $10 billion note worth less than 20 U.S. dollars, as the once-prosperous southern African nation battles against spiraling hyperinflation.

Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe at Zanu-PF National Political Commissar Elliot Manyika's burial last week

The new note, expected to buy just 20 loaves of bread, comes just a week after Zimbabwe issued a $500 million note to ease a cash shortage. (More)

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