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Drivers queue for hours as Kenya reels from fuel shortage

NAIROBI (AFP) – Kenyan motorists endured another day of major fuel shortages yesterday, with hours-long queues and strict rationing at petrol stations as pumps across the country ran dry.

The government blamed hoarding and panic buying for the snaking lines at bowsers that worsened over the weekend, but oil dealers said they were owed outstanding subsidy payments from the state.

More details on Tuesday’s Borneo Bulletin