Charcoal prices are expected to go up as the government clamps down on illegal sale of the commodity.
According to Capital FM, it has observed instances of mass confiscation of charcoal along the Zalewa road by Malawi Defence Force (MDF) soldiers.
Environmentalists have been faulting the government for failing to enforce laws to curb deforestation fuelled by charcoal production.
According to the Director of Forestry Clement Chilima, the government wants to promote the use of clean energy in the country.
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