Zimbabwe

Zim fuel-price shock piles on misery

Latest hike is likely to push up costs for many sectors and send inflation soaring

14 July 2019 - 00:00 By LENIN NDEBELE

Yesterday's 16% fuel price hike - the third increase since the 150% hike in January - is the latest economic hammer blow to ordinary Zimbabweans.

David Dzatsunga, secretary of the Apex Council - the umbrella body for civil servants' organisations in salary negotiations - said the increase would entrench the deadlock in wage talks with the government...

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