IN THIS VIDEO: We visit the Harare city centre to check the situation on the first day after the introduction of bond notes by the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe.
Bank queues remained quite long because with some banks giving out $50 worth of bond notes per transaction
Some retail outlets were refusing to accept the new notes, while others embraced them
Vendors were equally still sckepital, but the majority were accepting the new notes.
There were been reports, though unverified, of fake notes circulating, and wary vendors said they were closely inspecting the new notes before accepting them.
Members of the public felt ambushed by the last minute announcement of the features of the new notes.