Cape Town - Social network users have taken to Twitter to express their frustration and humour at the collapse of the rand.
The rand has fallen to over R13 to the US dollar from around R10.67 a year ago.
The hashtag #strongerthantherand is a top trending South African Twitter topic with people posting humorous tweets about the local currency which fell to its lowest level since 2011.
Here is a selection of tweets:
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