The Gambia: Diesel Shortage in Pictures

4 Mar
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Fuel stations sell diesel in bits. In this picture, customers queue with their containers. Photo credit: Demba Kandeh

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Galp Energia is one of the leading fuel stations in the country but its station in Latri Kunda Sabiji is literally deserted. This is very unusual, especially on a Monday morning. Photo credit: Demba Kandeh

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Galp Energia is one of the leading fuel stations in the country but its station in Latri Kunda Sabiji is literally deserted. This is very unusual, especially on a Monday morning. Photo credit: Demba Kandeh

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Taxi drivers have resorted queuing to buy fuel at night because “We do not want to loose the whole day,” one of them told me. Photo credit: Demba Kandeh

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Scramble for transport; students and workers line up for commercial vehicles. Others have either resorted to walking or cycling to their destinations. Photo credit: Demba Kandeh

 

This is a rare view. Under normal circumstances the streets are so empty. Photo credit: Demba Kandeh

This is a rare view. Under normal circumstances the streets are not so empty. Photo credit: Demba Kandeh

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Despite the persistent diesel shortage, new fuel stations are in the offing. This one under construction is in Abuko. Photo credit: Demba Kandeh

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