By our reporter
Currencies can be weakened by a number factors – poor economic performance, corruption, lack of investors, inadequate natural resources, money laundering among others.
Some countries have been so much affected by one or more of these factors that their currency exchanges at a very poor rate to other countries currency.
Most of the weakest currencies in Africa are in most cases are considered worthless because they have very low purchasing power. Most countries with weak currency lack foreign investors.
Foreign investors are afraid to hold their money in such currency since they fluctuate frequently between the high and low value which is really bad for any business.
Uganda is among those countries with the weakest currency in Africa.
It’s ranked number two in the whole of Africa.
Here is a full list of the weakest currencies in Africa;
No. African Currency Value to USD
1. Guinea Franc 9026.87671
2. Uganda Shilling 3739.79890
3. Tanzanian Shilling 2245.46679
4. Burundi Franc 1758.12121
5. Rwanda Franc 853.12827
6. Malawi Kwacha 725.43694
7 Somali Shilling 578.24017
8. CFA BCEAO Franc 544.83748
9. Nigerian Naira 360.07490
10. Djibouti Franc 178.80713
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