Artist gives Zim banknotes their worth again

How do you make a scorned currency easier on the eye and heart? Turn it into paintings

20 September 2021 - 19:42 By Tonderai Gonorenda

If anyone doesn’t need reminding that banknotes are just worthless pieces of paper, it is Zimbabweans: more than a decade ago, they watched as hyperinflation obliterated their currency and led to the printing of a 100-trillion Zimbabwean dollar note.

Zim dollars were abandoned in 2009 after inflation caused by rampant money printing under late President Robert Mugabe erased everyone’s savings and pushed millions into poverty...

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