Zimbabwe's 'bond coins'
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Consumers sceptical over new Zimbabwe 'bond coins'

Six years ago, hyperinflation destroyed the Zimbabwean dollar and it was replaced by multiple currencies, mostly the US dollar.

However, the government in Zimbabwe has now started to reintroduce its own coins, known as "bond coins", and although they are valued on a par with US quarters, dimes and cents, locals are still weary of anything without an American president or landmark on it.

From the Zimbabwean capital of Harare, the BBC's Brian Hungwe reports for Africa Business Report.

  • 13 Mar 2015