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Fuel increase triggers uproar


THE sharp increase in fuel prices from K31 to as high as K35.56 has triggered an uproar from various stakeholders, with most describing the adjustment as insensitive of the hard economic times Zambians are going through.

Barely 24 hours after hiking fuel prices, the Energy Regulation Board (ERB) has, yet again approved Zesco’s application to increase electricity tariffs.

Citizens took to social media to display their displeasure at Government’s decision to increase fuel price with some mocking the UPND – to increase, so that they could decrease the price of the commodity which many experts describe as the “engine’ of the economy CLICK TO READ MORE


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