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Bond notes: Zimbabwe's unofficial kick-start currency

Zimbabwe is experiencing a worsening cash shortage, so the government has brought in new measures aimed at halting the flow of US dollars going out of the country.

Zimbabwe has not had its own currency since it was destroyed by hyperinflation seven years ago. But now the government says its new "bond notes" will act as a cash substitute and help boost the moribund economy.

From the capital Harare, the BBC's Brian Hungwe has more for Africa Business Report.