£2.00 a litre and a green Mamba..

Rumours of tanker deliveries cause huge queues of driverless vehicles abandoned as place markers outside fuel stations. The black market price has now hit the  500 Kwacha mark per litre (£2.00),  (daily wage £1.20) and the inevitable if not dramatic accidents are taking place as ever hopeful entrepreneurs decant fuel to willing wealthier customers in the shadier parts of the townships…….Meanwhile, a three foot green mamba had taken up residence in an old window curtain.

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