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Oil-rich South Sudan faces fuel shortage crisis

With no functioning power grid, fuel from the black market is the only option – but at a cost that many in the country with the third largest oil reserves in Africa cannot afford.

South Sudan is holding an international oil and power conference to deal with its fuel crisis.

Petrol stations run dry on a daily basis despite the country having billions of barrels of oil in reserves.

With no functioning power grid, fuel from the black market is the only option – but at a cost that many in the country with the third largest oil reserves in Africa cannot afford.

 

Al Jazeera’s Hiba Morgan reports from the capital Juba.