Thursday, May 5, 2016

Zimbabweans hunt for US cash as shortages bite

(Hat tip: KimR) - Severe shortages of U.S. dollars that are used as local currency in Zimbabwe have forced many residents into cash hunter-gatherers. This week, Zimbabwe’s central bank imposed measures in an attempt to ease the cash crunch, which reflects the country’s dire economic situation. The measures include reducing the amount of money that travelers can take outside the country and limiting daily cash withdrawals. Read more at the Associated Press


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