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Outside the Box: Zimbabwe tests Greshams Law with parallel currency Proving Greshams Law, Zimbabwe has introduced an increasingly worthless parallel currency to counter a shortage of U.S. dollars, writes Barry Wood.
MarketWatch.com | 2 hours, 55 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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UN Calls for Donors to Ease Hunger in Southern Africa The U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization said Friday that more than 40 million people need food assistance across southern Africa before the next harvest next March, with Zimbabwe and Madagascar being some of the worst hit. Chimimba David Phiri, the hea
Voice of America | Dec 2, 2016 10:50 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Zimbabwe's New Bond Notes Show How Badly Mugabe Has Killed Zimbabwe's Economy That Zimbabwe's currency disappeared up its own printing press we know. The last notes to roll off the line were one hundred trillion dollar ones and they were worth about enough for a weekly bus pass--at the beginning of that week not the end, so bad was
Forbes.com | Dec 1, 2016 4:27 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Findings show significant progress against HIV epidemic in Africa; 90-90-90 goals in reach National surveys in Zimbabwe, Malawi, and Zambia reveal exceptional progress against HIV, with decreasing rates of new infection, stable numbers of people living with HIV, and more than half of all those living with HIV showing viral suppression through u
EurekAlert! | Dec 1, 2016 05:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Zimbabwe's new currency, introduced on Monday, is already losing value Police clashed with protesters against the new 'bond notes' in Harare on Wednesday, amid reports vendors are already demanding more than the currency's 1 - $1 face value
The Independent | Nov 30, 2016 4:34 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Zimbabwe police fire tear gas at bank note protest Riot police in Zimbabwe fired tear gas and beat up opposition protesters marching Wednesday through Harare against the new "bond note" currency, an AFP reporter said. Zimbabwe's central bank on Monday rolled out the "bond notes" -
Yahoo! News | Nov 30, 2016 3:18 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Zimbabwe Police Use Tear Gas on Bond Note Protesters Zimbabwe police used water cannons and tear gas Wednesday to disperse demonstrators in the capital, Harare, who were protesting the country's new currency. The government says the bond notes are aimed at easing cash shortages, but economists warn that the
Voice of America | Nov 30, 2016 1:35 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Zimbabwe police disperse protesters rejecting new currency HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) Zimbabwe police fired tear gas and water cannons to disperse scores of activists protesting the introduction of a new currency in the capital, Harare.
Yahoo! News | Nov 30, 2016 11:43 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Young Widow With 5 Kids Turns To Activism To Oust A President She's a former train driver and labor leader and now an activist in the campaign to drive Zimbabwe's president, Robert Mugabe, from office.
NPR.org | Nov 30, 2016 10:07 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Fidel Castro memorial service: crowds gather as dignitaries arrive in Cuba Presidents of Mexico, Ecuador, South Africa and Zimbabwe, but not those of America, Canada or Britain, join Cubans to say goodbye to revolutionaryRegional leaders and tens of thousands of Cubans have filled Havanas Plaza of the Revolution for a service ho
The Guardian | Nov 30, 2016 01:24 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend