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ERB approves lower electricity tariffs for low-income households in Zambia

April 21, 2023 /Economy/ –The Energy Regulation Board (ERB) in Zambia has approved lower electricity tariffs for low-income households that consume 100 Units or less per month. The new tariffs will take effect on May 1, 2023.

The ERB said the decision to lower tariffs was made in order to cushion low-income households from the rising cost of living. The new tariffs will see a reduction of 25% in the cost of electricity for low-income households.
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OPINION: Food crisis promises a global wave of unrest

Andrew Firmin is editor-in-chief at CIVICUS, the global civil society alliance, and one of the lead authors of the 2022 State of Civil Society Report.

For the past couple of weeks, mass protests have brought the South American nation of Ecuador to a standstill.
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