Some retailers have reportedly reduced the price of mealie meal from $100.00 to just below $50.00. The permanent secretary in the Ministry of Information, Publicity and Broadcasting Services, Ndavaningi Mangwana posted the images below on Twitter. He, however, did not reveal; which shop is selling mealie at the price.
Earlier this week, Finance and Economic Development Minister Mthuli Ncube announced that the government was restoring a subsidy on the product after prices had risen sharply over the past few weeks.
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Ncube has earlier announced that the government was scrapping the subsidy as part of his austerity measures.