Zimbabwe's government to introduce bond notes equivalent to the US dollar in attempt to tackle a cash shortage in the country. But many Zimbabweans are opposed to the government's plans. DW's Christine Mhundwa went out to find out why.
Zimbabwe has begun issuing a surrogate currency - $2 and $5 denomination 'bond notes' - in a bid to ease a cash shortage. The move has prompted fears of a return to hyperinflation.
There is not much enthusiasm in Zimbabwe about the South African President Jacob Zuma's visit to Harare on Wednesday. Analysts say the domestic political standing of the two leaders is at its lowest ebb.
Anti-government activists in Zimbabwe vow to challenge a police ban on protests in the high court. Meanwhile, demonstrations have been planned despite the ban.
Zimbabwean police have violently dispersed protesters rallying against plans to introduce a "surrogate currency" to counter the cash crisis. Many fear the plan will return Zimbabwe to the days of crippling inflation.
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