Worrying. For ten days, the difficulties in obtaining fuel have imposed a halt, not only to motorists but to the economy as a whole. Whereas the the traffic of Touristique Voyages and United Express, intercity transport companies, has been disrupted, the Cicam factory in Garoua (textiles) has been shut down since July 12, due to a lack of fuel oil.
Operating on several construction sites in Cameroon, Arab Contractors was forced to furlough technique, “independently of its will”, all of its Cameroonian staff “as long as this crisis lasts”. “The situation affects the entire profession”, explains to Capcov a specialist in the marketing of petroleum products in Cameroon, preferring to leave the floor on the question to the Ministry of Water and of Energy.
Fuel shortages: without refineries, no African energy independence