Zesa to increase tariffs as power crisis continues

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GOVERNMENT has given the green light to power utility, Zimbabwe Electricity Supply Authority (Zesa) to increase its tariffs in the wake of crippling power outages brought by low generating capacity at Kariba coupled with lack of foreign currency to import more power.

This was revealed by Energy Minister Fortune Chasi in parliament Wednesday while responding to Kambuzuma legislator Willias Madzimure.Madzimure had asked the Minister during question time on what government had in store for those who have defaulted on paying electricity bills.

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