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Zimbabwe declares interim RTGS dollar its sole legal currency -statement

HARARE, June 24 (Reuters) - Zimbabwe has declared its interim currency, the RTGS dollar, the country's sole legal tender with effect from Monday, according to a government notice published on Monday in.

"The British pound, United States dollar, South African rand Botswana pula and any other foreign currency whatsoever shall no longer be legal tender alongside the Zimbabwe dollar in any transactions in Zimbabwe," the notice said.

(Reporting by Nelson Banya Writing by Mfuneko Toyana; editing by John Stonestreet)