French Taken Off Rwanda 1,000 Banknote
Rwanda’s central bank, the National Bank of Rwanda (BNR), has published specimen images of new 1,000 banknote. The difference? Nothing much; but, well, French was taken off.
This comes after the publication of a presidential order in the official gazette dating of 16 October 2015.
@CentralBankRw issues a new 1000 FRW banknote which is legal tender in #Rwanda. pic.twitter.com/2JgmImx0CU
— National Bank Rwanda (@CentralBankRw) October 22, 2015
The version of the note currently in circulation, and being replaced, includes French/English translation on its back side, as seen on the image posted above with this story.
French was also taken off the latest versions of 5,000, 2000, and 500 notes.
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