Friday, September 9, Felix Tshisekedi instructed the government to replenish the country’s strategic fuel stock, which has been overdue for a little more of one week. The Head of State also demanded the introduction of new measures aimed at “reducing the pressure on public finances and business income while guaranteeing the availability of fuel to consumers at the pump”.
announcements made after the sudden shortage of gasoline which particularly hit Kinshasa, throughout the last week, and this in all the service stations of the capital. The consequences are endless queues, wild speculation among informal retailers, and the cost of transport in forte rise.
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