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The Nakfa – More than a Currency Name

The Nakfa - More than a currency name.
The Nakfa – More than a currency name. It’s our national symbol too.

By Sophia Tesfamariam,

The media and the anti-Eritrea groups and “professional dissidents” must be experiencing a dry spell-the main topic for the flying goats today is the Eritrean currency redemption program. The FUDists-those who insist on spreading Fear, Uncertainty and Doubt about Eritrea and its government have now converted from “human rights” and “democracy” activists to economists and currency and market “experts”.

Ever since the Government of Eritrea issued the Declaration on 5 November 2015, these “activists” and arm chair quarterbacks, who never bear the brunt of the illicit campaigns conducted from their safe havens in the West, have been offering their unsolicited advice to the people of Eritrea. Continue reading The Nakfa – More than a Currency Name

Meet the New Eritrea Nakfa Bank Notes

  • The Nakfa - More than a currency name. It's our national symbol too.

By TesfaNews,

The National Bank of Eritrea recently issued a legal notice No. 124/2015 that all Nakfa currency notes in circulation must be exchanged for new government-issued notes. This decision by the country’s central financial institution is expected to have a major positive impact on the economy.

The nationwide currency replacement program is not meant to change the value of the money, as the exchange will be on a one-to-one basis. Instead, it was aimed at stimulating the economy by regulating circulation of the national currency. Continue reading Meet the New Eritrea Nakfa Bank Notes

Bank of Eritrea Announces Currency Notes Redemption Time Lines

Bank of Eritrea will introduce a new legal tender Nakfa currency notes starting from November 18th, 2015. The timeline for redemption will continue until December 30th, 2015.

By Shabait,

The Bank of Eritrea has issued the timelines and other relevant information for the commencement and termination of redemption of the Nakfa currency notes in circulation in accordance with Article 3 (1) of Legal Notice no.124/2015.

According to the Bank’s announcement, the redemption program will commence on 18 November and continue until December the 30th on all working days as well as on the Saturdays of each week. Working hours in all banks on each day will be from 8:00 to 11:00 a.m. and from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. Continue reading Bank of Eritrea Announces Currency Notes Redemption Time Lines