Zimbabwe nearly doubles bread price as economic woes mount

FILE PHOTO: A man buys bread from a street vendor in Mbare township, Harare, Zimbabwe, January 24, 2019. REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo

HARARE (Reuters) – The price of bread nearly doubled in Zimbabwe on Tuesday, another burden for citizens already struggling with a weakening currency and rising prices for basic goods. Bread now costs 3.50 RTGS dollars a loaf, up from 1.80 on Monday, according to prices displayed by most shops visited by Reuters in the capital, […]

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