Government at odds over repaying its oil debts

A gas station in Bukavu, DRC.
A gas station in Bukavu, DRC. © Guerchom Ndebo/AFP
Several senior figures in the DRC administration are against proposed arrangements for reimbursing $438m that was used to subsidise petrol prices in 2022. But failure to find a rapid solution could result in fuel shortages and unwanted political consequences. [...]
Published on 09.11.2023 at 05:40 GMT Reading time 4 minutes Olivier Liffran, Joan Tilouine
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