Zambian Watchdog

Livingstone runs out of fuel as tourists get stranded

December 12
10:43 2012

Motorist at Vuma filling station before petrol ran out

Livingstone, the town referred to as the Tourist Capital in Zambia has completely run our of both petrol and diesel.

Motorists including tourists and tour operators are stranded as Vuma, the only station that had some petrol ran out of stock around 11 hours.

All other service stations have had no fuel from Sunday.

Being December, tourists arrivals in the tourism capital are at their peak but tour operators are unable to show tourists around due to lack of fuel.

Some motorists are trying to cross into Zimbabwe, Namibia and Botswana to try and buy some fuel.


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