Mnangagwa in Russia amid fuel protests in Zimbabwe

Zimbabweans aren't happy with the fuel price hike, but President Emmerson Mnangagwa won't be around to witness it. He's visiting Russia this week. Courtesy #DStv403

JOHANNESBURG - Despite the backlash at home over the fuel price increase, Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa won't be around to witness the protests.

He's embarked on a two-week long visit to 5 different countries.

READ: Fuel hike sparks protests in Zimbabwe

Both petrol and diesel prices have doubled, from R19 a litre to a whopping R45 a litre. 

The hikes came into effect just after midnight, following an announcement by Mnangagwa. 

eNCA Moscow Correspondent Julia Chapman gave us an update on Mnangagwa’s trip.

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eNCA