Mark Collins – China Buys Zimbabwe

One assumes no-one else wants it:

Zimbabwe to make Chinese yuan legal currency after Beijing cancels debts

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The yuan will become legal tender after Chinese president Xi Jinping visited Zimbabwe in early December for talks with president Robert Mugabe. Photograph: Huang Jingwen/Xinhua Press/Corbis…

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Mark Collins, a prolific Ottawa blogger, is a Fellow at the Canadian Global Affairs Institute; he tweets @Mark3Ds

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