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Reverse electricity tariffs or resign, Saki tells Kapala


THE United Liberal Party has called for the resignation of Energy Minister, Peter Kapala, for incompetence as Government claims that it was not consulted by the Energy Regulation Board (ERB) to increase electricity tariffs.

ULP president Sakwiba Sikota wondered how Government could make that claim when both the ERB and Zesco boards regularly reported to Mr Kapala.

Last month, ERB approved Zesco’s request to increase electricity tariffs by 10 percent effective May 1, 2024.

This development led to the sending off of the ERB Director General, Mr Yohane Mukabe, on forced leave as the board passed a vote of no confidence in its chairman CLICK TO READ MORE


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