A portrait of the first president of Angola, Agostinho Neto, will appear on the front of the notes, as well as illustrations of the national badges, while the back will present different images of the natural wonders of the nation. Courtesy of Alex Zlotin, Don Ludwig and Stane Štraus (www.polymernotes.org).
According to a China.org.cn article dated 20 December 2019, the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe plans to introduce new 10- and 20-dollar notes. Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa said the new notes will be introduced in the next few days as the government moves to contain persistent cash shortages. Mnangagwa said the
According to a Financial Times article dated 15 December 2019, France is reconsidering the French-backed CFA franc used by west and central African states since 1945 but that critics see as a colonial relic. Courtesy of Mark Irwin.
According to an article in The Daily Star dated 15 December 2019, Bangladesh Bank plans to introduce a new 200-taka note commemorating the birth of the Father of the Nation, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. The new note is scheduled for introduction on 17 March 2020. Courtesy of Aidan Work.