Zambia: Hikes in electricity tariffs and fuel prices expected after IMF deal

Issue 468 - 15 Sep 2022 - By Chiwoyu Sinyangwe | 2 minute read

Price hikes are expected to follow Zambia’s $1.3bn IMF bailout package, which should help to consolidate economic gains made in the last year. But further reform, including the divestment of state utility Zesco’s operating assets, is causing some trepidation among Zambians.

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