Choma, Monze run out of fuel, traders on black market double prices

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Choma has completely run out of fuel, reports Zambian Eye’s Mercy Banda.

Traders with the commodity on the black market have taken advantage of the situation by increasing the prices.

A 5 litre which costs K90 has been pegged at K150 while a 2.5 litres has been increased from K45 to K80.

A check in Monze another town in Southern province found the price had been doubled.

A 25 litres is going at K90 while a 5 litres is K180.

Zambia has had erratic supply of fuel for the last two weeks.

The assurance of addressing the problem by the Government has not changed the situation.


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