In an attempt to counter the shortage of cash in its system, Zimbabwe is issuing new banknotes next month.

There has been a drastic shortage of paper cash, forcing most transactions onto electronic platforms such as mobile money system Ecocash.

The Zimbabwean dollar was reintroduced in June in electronic form, after being abolished in 2009 due to hyperinflation.

Bloomberg reports that the new notes should reduce queues at banks and provide people with adequate cash for daily use.

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