The political machinations behind fuel-shortage arrest of local Total, Puma, Oryx bosses

With elections just around the corner, Interior Minister George Simbachawene, who used to be the energy minister, had the heads of the country's three biggest oil marketers arrested as part of a crackdown tied not only to dwindling fuel supplies but also to pre-poll image management. [...] (281 words)
Issue dated 27/07/2020 Reading time 2 minutes
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