The only authorized transport service in the country ZUPCO on Monday will increase its fares by over 50 percent. Commuters are already pressed with the high costs of living in this country.
Zupco has been a relief for many with affordable fare prices because of government subsidies but now it cost more than 80 cents USD on the street rate and 70 of Bank rates. Meaning a commuter will need around 1800 ZWL per month on transportation alone.
With the persistent queues for the buses, any are touting this as a Covid-19 hotspot with the surge of new cases, per week most citizens are calling for more buses and efficient service from state owned busing company