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Zimbabwe Inflation

Zimbabweans To Pay 35 Quadrillion Local Dollars For $1 As Currency Dies

Reuters | Posted 06.12.2015 | World

HARARE, June 11 (Reuters) - Zimbabweans will start exchanging 'quadrillions' of local dollars for a few U.S. dollars next week, as President Robert Mu...

Money Laundering: Zimbabweans Wash Dirty US Dollars With Soap, Water

AP | ANGUS SHAW | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

HARARE, Zimbabwe — The washing machine cycle takes about 45 minutes – and George Washington comes out much cleaner in the Zimbabwe-style l...

Half Of Zimbabwe's Population Teetering On Brink Of Starvation (VIDEO)

PBS Wide Angle | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Once considered the "breadbasket of Africa," Zimbabwe is now struggling to feed its population. It is estimated that nearly half of Zimbabwe's 11 mill...

Zimbabwe Unveils $50 Billion Note Which Buys 2 Loaves Of Bread

CNN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Zimbabwe's central bank will introduce a $50 billion note -- enough to buy just two loaves of bread -- as a way of fighting cash shortages amid spiral...

Zimbabwe: Hopes For a Better 2009

Caroline Gluck | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Caroline Gluck

2008 was an especially grim year in Zimbabwe -- and prospects for the coming year seem little better. The fact that Zimbabweans were celebrating the new year at all might seem surprising.

Hyperinflation Chaos: Zimbabwe Forced To Print $200 Million Bills

CNN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Cash-strapped Zimbabwe revealed plans Saturday to circulate $200 million notes, just days after introducing a $100 million bill, Finance Minister Samu...

Zimbabwe's Money Worth More As eBay Novelty Than As Actual Money

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Amid Zimbabwe's mind-boggling hyper inflation, a new 100 billion dollar bank note has more value as a novelty item on eBay than on the streets of the ...

Zimbabwe Faces 50 Million Percent Inflation, Uses Gasoline Coupons For Currency

AP | ANGUS SHAW | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

HARARE, Zimbabwe — Reeling from the highest inflation rate in the world, barred by the government from using U.S. dollars for purchases, Zimbabw...

Zimbabwe Inflation Hits 2.2 Million Percent

AFP | Godfrey Marawanyika | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Zimbabwe's inflation rate, already the world's highest, hit an astronomical 2.2 million percent Wednesday after Robert Mugabe's re-election in a one-...

Zimbabwe Inflation Chaos: Nation Running Out Of Bank Note Paper

LA Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

It has come to this: Zimbabwe is about to run out of the paper to print money on. Fidelity Printers & Refiners, the state-owned company that tireless...

2007's Most Unhinged Wall Street Moments

Wall Street Journal | David Gaffen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

A year filled with credit-market turmoil, eight-figure write-downs from the nation's largest financial institutions, shaky guidance from the Federal R...