Zimbabwe is running out of fuel

The country’s energy regulatory authority says the remaining fuel could be gone in about two-and-a-half weeks.

Zimbabwe is running out of fuel according to the Zimbabwe Energy Regulatory Authority’s (Zera) acting chief executive officer Eddington Mazambani.

Zimbabwe is running out of fuel
Zimbabwe is running out of fuel

Zimbabwe is running out of fuel

The country’s energy regulatory authority says the remaining fuel could be gone in about two-and-a-half weeks.

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