The figures are so tragic that you really can't do anything but laugh in dismay. WTF is going on there? Zimbabwe devalues currency; 10B becomes 1 dollar By ANGUS SHAW Associated Press Writer HARARE, Zimbabwe - Zimbabwe will drop 10 zeros from its hyper-inflated currency - turning 10 billion dollars into one - the country's reserve bank said Wednesday. President Robert Mugabe threatened a state of emergency if businesses profiteer from the country's economic and political unraveling. Shop shelves are empty and there are chronic shortages of everything including medication, food, fuel, power and water. Eighty percent of the work force is unemployed and many who do have jobs don't earn enough to pay for bus fare.