Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe

Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe
Photo: Baynham Goredema
Brief History

The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) has its origins in the Bank of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, which was created in March 1956 as a central bank for the Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland. The RBZ was the successor to the Central Currency Board, which had the sole right to issue currency.
Originally, the RBZ was situated in Vincent (now Mapondera) Building along Samora Machel Avenue in Harare from where the High Court of Zimbabwe currently operates, and later moved to Bank Chambers

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