BUS AND TAXI OWNERS REJECT GOVT’S SLASH OF FARES.
They claim that in a liberalised economy, government has no authority to determine prices of goods and services in this case bus fares.
The bus and Taxi owners state that what government has done is tantamount to introducing price controls.
They further state that government never consulted them on the figure of reduction and they have just been caught an unaware over the matter.
Governent has announced a K5 reduction in bus fares within Lusaka following a reduction in fuel prices.