Zambia's Proposed Power Prices Seen Devastating Factories, Farms

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  • Tariffs to increase by as much as 248% under proposal
  • Zambia facing biggest power shortfall on record this year

Power-tariff increases proposed by Zesco Ltd., the Zambian state-owned electricity supplier, would lead to a collapse in manufacturing and threaten the livelihood of farmers, lobby groups have told public hearings on the plans.

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