Zimbabwean prices stabilise after dollarisation

Zimbabwe's Central Statistical Office has announced that prices in the ravaged Southern African nation have started to fall since the adoption of the US dollar.

After years of hyperinflation, official statistics now show a mild decline in prices in January and February of this year. Prices of goods bought in dollars, Zimbabwe's new official currency, fell by up to 3% over the period.

They were the first official figures since the country's adoption of the dollar at the inauguration of the unity