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Zimbabwe hikes average electricity tariff by 320% – energy regulator

To allow the state power utility to ramp up production and improve supplies.

Zimbabwe has increased the average electricity tariff by 320% to let the state power utility ramp up production and improve supplies at a time of daily rolling power cuts, the national energy regulator said on Wednesday.

Power cuts lasting up to 18 hours have hit mines, industry and homes and, together with a devastating drought, have been cited by the treasury as among the main reasons why the economy is set to contract by up to 6% this year. 

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Equality and freedom, at last. Well done Zimbabwe: the shining light of socialism.

…..overnight stop over in Harare ….the cacophony of every home, mini-mart, garage etc running cheap “rattle & bang” Chinese generators, tells either, electricity is a luxury seldom experienced or elec-theft has too be compensated for

not sure who is going to be effected by this 320%

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