Deprecated: Function get_page_by_title is deprecated since version 6.2.0! Use WP_Query instead. in /home/diutocoi/public_html/wp-includes/functions.php on line 5413
Zimbabwe's University To Develop Central Bank Digital Currency. | DiutoCoinNews


Bitcoin News Nigeria, Reporting on Fintech, Bitcoin, Ethereum, Blockchain and Cryptocurrency News in Nigeria


Zimbabwe’s University To Develop Central Bank Digital Currency.

Views: 171
Share this:
1 min, 26 s

The vice chancellor, Harare Institute of Technology in Zimbabwe, Quinton Kanhukamwe has revealed that it is developing a central bank digital currency (CBDC).

Thank you for reading this post, don't forget to subscribe!

Join Telegram Group

Kanhukamwe stated the proposed CBDC would aid in the eradication of issues such as currency manipulation, cash hoarding and unlawful foreign exchange trades.

In an address at the graduation ceremony, also attended by Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa, Kanhukamwe explained how the blockchain-based CBDC could bring those not using banks into the established banking system in his remarks.

“Many times, the unbanked population believes that the traditional financial sector is only there to rip off all their earnings. It [CBDC] has the capacity to significantly reduce the regulatory costs for central banks thus reducing the transactional costs that will ultimately reduce the costs of service. As a result, there is [a] significant reduction in fees,” he said, as reported by the Herald.

The vice chancellor said if formal banking services were made available to the unbanked people, it might start a domino effect that boosts sales for small- to medium-sized businesses.

According to Kanhukamwe, using a CBDC would enable the central bank to produce money for less money.

Also Read: A Common Africa Digital Currency: A Possibility For Economic Growth.

The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ), in its last monetary policy, stated it created a roadmap for the CBDC and that a public consultation document would promote a wide and transparent public discourse regarding the possible advantages and hazards of CBDC.

The RBZ’s most recent update on the CBDC, like its earlier ones, didn’t specify the time frame for its intended implementation.

The statement also didn’t mention whether or not the RBZ is collaborating with another organization to achieve this goal.


Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Notice: ob_end_flush(): failed to send buffer of zlib output compression (0) in /home/diutocoi/public_html/wp-includes/functions.php on line 5309