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Zimbabwe bans mobile money agencies amid cash crunch

The Zimbabwean central bank has banned mobile money agencies from facilitating cash withdrawals or deposits with...

Zimbabwe’s central bank has shut down the use of mobile money for cash transactions

The disabling of cash-in and cash-out options on the mobile money menus of the Zimbabwean operators...

Zimbabweans forking out for cash as crunch worsens

Cash-starved Zimbabweans are forking out premiums as high as 55% to get cash on the black...

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