Zimbabwe runs out of passports, adding to long list of shortages

Zimbabweans queue outside a Home Affairs Department office to apply for passports in Harare, Zimbabwe, July 3, 2019. REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo

HARARE (Reuters) – Zimbabwe has run out of passports and vehicle registration number plates, forcing citizens to wait for long periods to get them – yet another sign of a desperate shortage of U.S. dollars in the southern African nation. A hoped-for economic turnaround under President Emmerson Mnangagwa, who took over from Robert Mugabe after […]

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