Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) headquarters are seen in Abuja, Nigeria July 28, 2017. REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde/File Photo
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Black market fuel prices surged Saturday in Khartoum and other Sudanese towns as petrol and diesel shortages forced residents to queue for hours outside gas stations.Fuel supplies began dwindling in early April, with officials blaming maintenance delays at a key refinery, although foreign currency shortages have also played a role. The shortage has hiked prices of petrol on the black market, with a gallon costing 150 pounds ($5.30) in Khartoum, over five times the official price of 27 pounds.Another Khartoum resident told AFP that he too had waited through the night outside a fuel station to fill his tank.
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