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Old 13 Nov 2007
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I will get the diesel price today. But our prices are going up YET again. 34 cents a liter on Dec 1....
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Petrol, diesel is a bit more expensive, but not much.
Cape Town unleaded = R6.70 / liter
diesel = R6.85
R13.90 = £1.00

roughly 60 pence per liter.

Cash only, you can't buy fuel with credit cards.

Almost 95% of the time you will get served.
The guy filling you tank will wash your windscreen, and expect a tip of about R5.00

November 2007

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Credit cards

We can use credit cards in RSA. they just charge you 5% of the sale extra. Not sure about foreign cards though.
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Uganda

Currently widely fluxuating due to on and off shortages general price outside of kampala is 1800 UGX a little more than 1 USD per L
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Angola (Luanda)

Petrol US$0.40/Litre
Diesel US$0.29/Litre
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I keep detailed stats of our diesel consumption while travelling. I wanted to copy/paste the relevant bits, but the lay-out gets all messy here on the forum. You'll have to check for yourself here: Radio Baobab » Diesel consumption
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petrol now R7.43 and going up again!!!
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Namibia

Walvis Bay: 93 Octane lead replacement petrol N$6,98 per litre, 95 Octane unleaded petrol N$6,91

Windhoek: 93 Octane lead replacement petrol N$7,07 per litre, 95 Octane unleaded petrol N$7,09 a litre

Date: 2007, nov 12th

Source: allAfrica.com: Namibia: Fuel Price to Change Again (Page 1 of 1)
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a few more prices

So i've kept a note of all the fuel i've purchased from Moroccc to Cameroon, all prices in local currency. This is over the last three months, this is generally the petrol pump price although I've paid up to 30% more when buying out of glass bottles or jerries by the side of the road.

Morocco 10.3
Western sahara 6.12
Mauritainia 270
Senegal 693
Gambia 30
Mali 650
Burkina Faso 620
Niger 633
Nigeria 70
Cameroon 603

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Cape Town petrol = R7.45
Cape Town diesel = R7.75

as of 20th February 2008

£1.00 = R14.50
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Unhappy Fuel in the Gambia

Fuel has gone up here exponentially:
I arrived in Feb 2003 fuel was 19 dalasi to the liter. The dollar was 30 dalasi.
Now the dollar is 23 dalasi, and fuel is 30 dalasi to the liter. SO around $1.15 a liter for super gas, maybe 80 octane, maybe. It is getting expensive.
Diesel is 32 dalasi a liter. It used to be cheaper. It isn't anymore.
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South Africa

As from 05/03/2008:

Petrol R8.01
Diesel R8.28

at the coast, add about R0.30 for juice bought inland.

1$US = R7.80
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Livingstone Zambia

Diesel is K6550 per litre
Petrol over K7400.
Exchange rate K3740 to a US$ at the moment.
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Fuel has gone up here exponentially:
I arrived in Feb 2003 fuel was 19 dalasi to the liter. The dollar was 30 dalasi.
Now the dollar is 23 dalasi, and fuel is 30 dalasi to the liter. SO around $1.15 a liter for super gas, maybe 80 octane, maybe. It is getting expensive.
Diesel is 32 dalasi a liter. It used to be cheaper. It isn't anymore.
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One place to avoid then !
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Senegal Fuel Price

Hi all,
Yesterday, here in St Louis (Senegal) I filled up at 717CFA a litre but I noticed at a marine gas pump by the river fuel was 565 a litre. Not sure if it's specific for 2 stroke outboards or quite how I'd get the bike up to the pump though! H
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