Sketches for new Armenian hybrid banknotes Armenia 
By the decision of the Central Bank of Armenia (CBA), new hybrid paper currency will be introduced Armenia. And now, the CBA has unveiled the sketches of the new banknotes that will be put into circulation in 2018. The new banknotes will feature poet Paruyr Sevak, chess grandmaster Tigran Petrosian, writer and dramatist William Saroyan, composer Komitas, seascape artist more

Kenya – New currency notes to be issued by May 2018 Kenya
The new generation currency notes will be issued before the end of May 2018, the Central Bank of Kenya has said. “We are moving ahead with the production and issuance of the new generation currency consistent with the constitution,” CBK governor Patrick Njoroge said. “We expect, according to our current timeline, to issue the new more

Gambia – Central Bank to replace Jammeh’s face on currency Gambia
The governor of the Central Bank of The Gambia, Bakary Jammeh, has said that the country will begin replacing currencies bearing former leader’s face with ones called family notes. “When you print millions, you will have to charge million to your profit and loss expense. We developed a strategy here at the bank [to replace more

Tanzania: Use of Sh500 Notes to End Tanzania
The use of Sh500 notes will come to an end soon. The Bank of Tanzania (BoT) says it is conducting the final collections from banks for destruction. BoT has confirmed that the stock of the Sh500 denomination note has been finished. However, the notes will continue to be the legal tender for payments, until they more