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Fuel prices shoot up

By Idah Mhetu


GOVERNMENT has announced a new set of  fuel price increases just under four months since the last changes that triggered violent demonstrations.

The Zimbabwe Energy Regulatory Authority (ZERA) on Tuesday announced the new fuel prices which will take effect on 08 April, petrol has been pegged at $3,41 from $3.31 while diesel will now be at $3.27 up from $3.11

President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s January announcement of a 150% fuel price increase was met with demonstrations across the country in which some 17 people were killed by the army.