In Kenya, dollar shortage has hit oil importers hard as they need the greenback to bring in supplies.
14 Apr 2022
Lebanon plunges into darkness as fuel shortage prompts shutdown of two power stations. Lebanon's two biggest power stations shut down due to fuel shortage, leaving the country in complete darkness on Saturday, a government official told Reuters.
18 Feb 2022
Nigerians are trying to cope with a week-long shortage in petrol, as Africa's biggest economy struggles to end crippling fuel shortages. The shortage has led to long queues at petrol stations, a hike in transportation prices coupled with an economic downturn.
16 Oct 2021
Most of Lebanon is set to lose access to state-generated electricity, forcing residents to buy electricity from private providers or be plunged in darkness.
30 Sep 2021
A lack of truck drivers has led to delivery bottlenecks and fuel rationing across the UK. Industry associations estimate Britain needs 100,000 more drivers to meet demand.
29 Sep 2021
The government has urged Britons to "go about their business in the normal way" and resume typical buying habits. The Transport Secretary said that means motorists should stop filling up old water bottles with fuel.