Fuel scarcity hits Malawi

Malawi Energy Regulatory Authority (MERA) says out of the 365 fuel service stations in the country, 126 are experiencing the shortage of petrol while 137 service stations are out of stock for diesel.

This is contained in a National Stock Fuel Report that MERA has released.

According to the energy regulator, the country has over K14 million liters of petrol in stock which is representing a 16-day stock cover and over 21 million liters diesel which cater for 26 days.

Nevertheless, MERA says it remains confident that the situation will stabilize as it plans to deliver petrol in 86 service stations and diesel in 99 service stations.

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