Zim’s Mangudya slams media amid reports of deepening crisis

Zimbabwe bond note
Zimbabwean bond note

The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe has lashed out at what it claims are false social media reports regarding the introduction of new bond notes, prohibition of the use of MasterCard and criticism of the government for not accepting the new local currency.

“These statements are false and should be treated with the contempt they deserve,” said governor John Mangudya in a statement released earlier this month.

Throughout May, reports on social media sites have accused the Zimbabwean government of not a