More Woes As Zimbabwe Increases Electricity Tariffs

Electricity tariffs are going up by of 19.02%, the Zimbabwe Electricity Transmission and Distribution Company has announced, blaming the increase on a weakening local currency and rising inflation. It is the second sharp increase in five months after tariffs shot up by 320% in October 2019, which the power utility said was to fund power imports from South Africa and Mozambique. The country is enduring rolling power cuts of up to 18 hours a day.

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