The government on Monday announced that ZUPCO bus fares were slashed by up to 50%. The move coincided with a sharp increase in the price of fuel, which rose steeply.
Most of Harare’s routes previously cost $1.00, and the fares have now been reduced to $0.50. This resulted in a stampede for the subsidised ZUPCO buses by the suffering masses.
In a bid to get a seat for the journey home, or even a place to stand, young men, boarded the buses through windows. Watch the video below:
This is why the army was on the buses the first days. We, Zimbabweans, are incorrigible. 🤣 pic.twitter.com/rQLKeA8IS8
— Kuda Musasiwa (@begottensun) May 21, 2019
Zimbabwe United Passenger Company also known as (ZUPCO) is a state owned parastatal that administers government's public transport buses and commuters. It operates transport services that plies local and regional routes. The parastatal operates under the Ministry of Transport and is headquartered in the Belvedere... Read More About ZUPCO