LIKE all things new, the appointment of renowned economist and former banker Mthuli Ncube as Finance minister has been received with much hope, and euphoria in Zimbabwe. This has not only been as a result of the expectation that the ex-African Development Bank senior staffer is going to help transform the country’s economy, but his emphatic pronouncements that he wants to scrap the bond notes, among other policy measures he will pursue in the next five years. “The bond note currency is bad money and we know that in economics, bad money drives out good money,” Mthuli said in a recent article that he has also backed up through newspaper interviews on his inauguration this week. And over time, the…