Bus operators in Kitwe are expected to increase bus fares tomorrow (Monday 13th May) following the increase of pump price for fuel.
Sources within the Bus and Taxi owners Association of Zambia have confirmed that bus operators in Kitwe were expected to effect new bus fares for local and inter-mine routes starting tomorrow following an increase in the fuel pump price.
For local routes, the bus operators would increase the bus fares by K6, while for the inter-mine routes, the bus operators would increase K150.00
The association is expected to hold a meeting today in Kitwe in the afternoon with the national leadership where they were expected to strategize a number of things regarding their operations.
Other commodities such as bread and meallie – mela have already risen.