Zambia vows to cut energy subsidies amid IMF deal


Issue 452 - 20 Dec 2021 - By Chiwoyu Sinyangwe

After reaching a preliminary agreement with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) over a $1.4bn bailout, President Hichilema’s government faces a stern test trying to convince the public that a hike in energy prices is needed to restore economic fitness, writes Chiwoyu Sinyangwe in Lusaka

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