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Panic buying and a stayaway as Zimbabwe fuel price bites

A national stayaway kicked off on Monday in opposition to Zimbabwean president Emmerson Mnangagwa hiking fuel prices by 120 percent on January 12 2019, a move which sparked panic buying, with the public speculating a sharp increase in goods and services across the board. Social media went into overdrive with[…]

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National day of action planned against high fuel prices

Members of the public and civil society organisations, who this week gathered for a public meeting at the Athlone Stadium as a collective, are calling for a decrease in fuel prices. A new movement called the People against Petrol and Paraffin Price Increases launched a petition in protest against the high cost[…]

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Fuel prices to decrease on Wednesday

The price of fuel products will drop with effect from midnight on Tuesday, according to the energy department. Petrol 93 octane ULP (unleaded) and LRP (lead replacement) will drop by 29 cents a litre (c/l), petrol 95 ULP and LRP by 34c/l, diesel 0.05 percent sulphur by 22c/l, and diesel[…]

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