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Title:
Release of banknotes bearing Governor Lesetja Kganyago’s signature
Publish Date:
2015-06-19
Publishing Approval:
2
Category:
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​Governor Lesetja Kganyago of the South African Reserve Bank officially launched the banknotes bearing his signature earlier today in his home village of Moletjie Ga-Maribana in Limpopo.  He conducted the first transaction with them at Makgohloane General Trading, a local shop in the village where he used to buy bread in the morning for breakfast before going to school as a child.

All other banknotes currently in circulation remain legal tender and will co-circulate with the banknotes bearing Governor Kganyago’s signature.

Mr Kganyago assumed the governorship of the South African Reserve Bank on 9 November 2014.

Issued by:
Hlengani Mathebula
Head: Group Strategy and Communications
Tel.: +27 12 313 4210
Cell: +27 82 448 9219

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