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BoZ Unveils Rebased Kwacha Specimens

THE Central Bank yesterday unveiled specimens of the rebased kwacha notes and coins to the general public to acquaint themselves in readiness for the January 1, 2013 changeover.

The rebased currency will next January become legal tender and accordingly be the a medium of exchange, Bank of Zambia governor Dr Michael Gondwe told a media briefing yesterday.

“The Bank of Zambia has received images of the new Zambian notes and coins from the printers and minters,” he said. “These images will form the basis for sensitisation of the general public on the appearance of the new Zambian currency in order that all citizens are made aware of the appearance well before it becomes legal tender.”

Dr Gondwe said BOZ would next week commence an awareness campaign on the images.

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14 Responses to BoZ Unveils Rebased Kwacha Specimens

  1. collins blaise mbulo

    September 21, 2012 at 8:29 pm

    Sensitisation shud stat as soon as possble coz there will be a lot of confusion esp mu minshi.BOZ shud target rural areas first,NOT pamodzi hotel please!!

  2. ChIcle

    September 21, 2012 at 8:38 pm

    Come january no more millionares but thousandares kekekekekekeke!

  3. crazy dude

    September 21, 2012 at 9:06 pm

    will hundred pin be one million

  4. Comfort

    September 21, 2012 at 9:06 pm

    whats up Zambians..iz it too much of a brain teaser for you to comment?tumfweko give them something easier to digest.ridiculous.

  5. thedead

    September 21, 2012 at 9:32 pm

    If these notes stand, they will be laundered like mad! The govt really need to get serious. 1st of all the document on boz site is not protected. Just use illustrator and post the results. If you are half as good, these notes can easily be made. The 100 has a design error on the hind legs of the buffalo, no layer was used!

  6. Evans mukuka

    September 21, 2012 at 10:29 pm

    Pf congo-rats! Good development.

  7. Wanu Ngwee

    September 21, 2012 at 10:44 pm

    Thank God No More Plastic Money!!

  8. wallet

    September 22, 2012 at 12:18 am

    bati ma coin. awe mwe…!

  9. Briefcase Businessman

    September 22, 2012 at 8:20 am

    i cant wait to swindle all the villagers and the uneducated who will not umderstand this thing. i am going to make a lot of money for myself. hallelua

  10. Biggie Smallz

    September 22, 2012 at 8:23 am

    this is a worthless project and a waste of money. i wonder how many retirees they would have paid with this wasted money.

  11. Kwa zulu natal

    September 22, 2012 at 10:26 am

    Please ensure that a SI is signed so as to freeze the prices for 3 months to avoid exploitation otherwise its very risky on the consumer side.Or alternatively make a mandatory double price tugs(Unrebased/rebased) to run concurrently for atleast 3 months.

  12. UMUPONDO NAMBA ONE

    September 22, 2012 at 2:01 pm

    This is great development Mr President lets enjoy life kwacha ngweeeeeeeeeeeeee!

  13. butete butale

    September 25, 2012 at 2:18 pm

    Ki butata.

  14. DIGGERS

    January 1, 2013 at 3:31 pm

    Good development, but prices ar to be monitored.