Breaking News: Govt Suspends Increase In Bread Price By Almost 100 Percent
There are reports that the government of President Emmerson Mnangagwa has suspended the increase in the price of bread to between $3.30 – $3.50 per loaf.
Zimbabwe across the political and economic divides were shocked to discover on Tuesday morning that the price of bread had gone up from $1.80 to a whopping maximum of $3.50. Unsurprisingly, Zimbabweans spent the whole day on social media commiserating on this issue and giving each other advice on alternatives to bread.
However, seeing that the situation was a potential powder keg, the government moved in quickly to defuse the situation and the cabinet is reported to have resolved to suspend the price increase.
More details to follow.