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Harare - Hundreds of Zimbabweans on Wednesday marched in the streets of Harare to handover their petition against government's plans to introduce bond notes.

The announcement of the introduction of bond notes has caused panic among Zimbabweans as it has revived memories of the years 2007 and 2008 which were marked by severe food shortages and hyperinflation.

The demonstrators led by activists going by hashtag names #Tajamuka and #ThisFlag managed to hand over their petition at the ministry of finance and for the first time there was no police interference before the petition was handed in.

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