Skip to main content
International report

Petrol shortage in Liberia exasperates customers

Audio 05:44
Customers queue for petrol in Monrovia, Liberia amid shortages, February 2020.
Customers queue for petrol in Monrovia, Liberia amid shortages, February 2020. Darlington Porkpa

Liberia’s unprecedented shortage of petroleum products has resulted in long queues at petrol stations across the country. Some buyers have spent days taking turns to purchase the products in small quantities because of the high cost. 

Advertising

Unlike the current crisis that has lasted for almost a month, previous petrol shortages never lasted longer than a week.

Correspondent Darlington Porkpa reports from Monrovia.

Click the 'play' button above to listen to the audio report, or subscribe to our podcast by searching 'RFI international report.

Customers turn to desperate means during Liberia's fuel shortages, Monrovia, February 2020
Customers turn to desperate means during Liberia's fuel shortages, Monrovia, February 2020 Darlington Porkpa

Daily news briefReceive essential international news every morning

Page not found

The content you requested does not exist or is not available anymore.