Zimbabwe cash crisis deepens

Zimbabwe's opposition leaders have called the country's bank note crisis "an emergency of the highest order" as riot police control bank queues. Many banks are now limiting cash withdrawals to 5 000 Zimbabwe dollars as the Z$24 billion in new notes the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe released last worth has still to work through the system.

Source: Sapa AFP

Riot police were manning bank queues in Harare yesterday as hundreds of angry clients tried to withdraw money amid a cash shortage of crisis propo