By Petronella Sibeene
Until such a time when the country has discovered its own oil reserves, Namibians should brace themselves for continued increases in fuel prices, the Minister of Mines and Energy Erkki Nghimtina said yesterday in light of the impending hike.
Yesterday the Ministry of Mines and Energy announced a hike in fuel prices with diesel reaching the N$10.00 mark and petrol N$9.00.
Adjustments include 93 Octane Lead Replacement Petrol (ULP 93) and 95 Octane Unleaded Petrol (LRP 95) that will increase by 44 cents per litre while diesel will increase by 80 cents per litre.
The following new pump prices take effect on Thursday at midnight.
DESTINATION, LRP (95), ULP (93), DIESEL
Katima Mulilo, N$ 8.77, N$ 8.75, N$10.11
Rundu, N$ 8.77, N$ 8.75, N$10.11
Oshakati , N$8.76, N$ 8.74, N$10.11
Windhoek, N$8.70, N$8.68, N$10.04
Walvis Bay, N$ 8.50, N$ 8.48 ,N$ 9.84
Gobabis, N$ 8.77, N$ 8.75, N$10.12
Keetmanshoop, N$ 8.86, N$8.84, N$ 10.20