Fuel 'beyond reach' of many Zambians
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Fuel prices are 'beyond reach' of many Zambians

In Zambia, fuel subsidies have been cut and the cost of transport has risen by 25%. The move is part of the government's attempts to reduce its ballooning budget deficit and, it is also believed, part of the groundwork necessary to qualify for a bailout loan from the International Monetary Fund.

But rising fuel prices are making life increasingly difficult for Zambians and the small businesses that many of them run.

From Lusaka, the BBC's Kennedy Gondwe reports for Africa Business Report.

  • 18 Nov 2016
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