ZAMBIA Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) president Chishimba Nkole has advised government on the need to factor in social consideration to every strategy meant to improve the economy, so as not to subject citizens to abject poverty. In an interview, Wednesday, Nkole said government should think twice before increasing fuel prices as it would have a spiral effect in other areas of the economy. “For us, we have been consistent, removal of subsidies is essentially in the price of fuel as well as electricity tariffs, and it has to be treated as such. Whether the word changes from increase of fuel prices to removal of subsidies, the bottom line is that it raises the cost of living. Because all of…...

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