On Sunday morning econet announced on social media that they are reviewing the prices of Data and SMS bundles. Just as people predicted on social media that the prices would increase, prices inceased by more than 50%.
This comes after the government abandoned multi-currency. With people using RTGS and Bond notes it was expected that the prices for basic commodities would decrease but instead they continue rising. With the high cost of living and low salaries it has been hard for Zimbabweans to survive. During the weekend fuel increased by 25% and people are scared because it gives supermarkets an excuse to increase prices of basic commodities.