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HIGH NOTE: Could the new note spell disaster? (source: sowetanlive)

Our central bank introduced a new $50 note on Wednesday, a development which is both good and bad at the same time.

Positive in the sense that we will no longer have to carry loads of money since inflation had basically eroded the value of the existing notes.

A loaf of bread costs ZWL$100 meaning that one had to have either 20 of the $5 notes, 10 - $10 notes and if lucky, five of the $20 notes, which have been the highest denomination.

So you can imagine how we are coping with carrying anything more than ZWL$1, 000! For men, their wallets have been rendered useless.

This brings me ...

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