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Yeti, road conditions is another thread altogether. Best to ask specifically in each regional section, but in sub-Saharan Africa for example would depend on the season in many places. Have a look at Tracks4Africa.

ORC, I suspect the octane is the same in Mali (and Niger) as it is in Burkina as all those countries are in thrall of Total's near-European prices.

Interesting to hear that UNL is all phased out in Africa of all places. I had a long 'r u sure' debate with the bloke who found that info on XT Forum. There is hope for us all.
Thanks for the links and all the rest for chipping in too. Bernd S - very nicely formatted!

For recent prices on the areas I know (Sahara and North Africa), go to the map here and click a country.

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Togo cfa 505, and the foods fab
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Ghana, Togo, Benin

Fuel prices we found in November 2010

Ghana:
all over the country
Diesel 1,180 GHS (@1,9 GHS per 1 Euro -> 0,62 Euro)
Petrol 1,170 GHS (@1,9 GHS per 1 Euro -> 0,62 Euro)

Togo:
all over the country
Diesel 555 CFA (@650 CFA per 1 Euro -> 0,85 Euro)
Petrol 560 CFA (@650 CFA per 1 Euro -> 0,86 Euro)



Benin:
all over the country
Diesel 570 CFA (@650 CFA per 1 Euro -> 0,88 Euro)
Petrol 490 CFA (@650 CFA per 1 Euro -> 0,75 Euro)

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ps: Does the rest travelling on bicycles or why is there so limited contribution?
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Given the changes in fuel prices of late, a quick update on East African Fuel Prices:


Kenya: June 2011 with exchange rate at 90KES = 1 USD
Mombasa: Diesel 103KES/litre ($1.14) , Petrol 108KES/litre ($1.2)
Nairobi: Diesel 108.9KES/litre ($1.21), Petrol 114KES/litre ($1.27)


Tanzania: July 2011 with exchange rate at 1610TZS = 1 USD
Dar Es Salaam: Diesel 2060TZS/litre ($1.28) , Petrol 2080TZS/litre ($1.29)


Uganda: April 2011 with exchange rate at 2260UGX= 1 USD
Kampala: Diesel 3070UGX/litre ($1.36) , Petrol 3100UGX/litre ($1.37)


Rwanda: May 2011 with exchange rate at 590RWF = 1 USD
Kigali: Diesel 1060RWF/litre ($1.80) , Petrol 1060RWF/litre ($1.80)


Burundi: May 2011 with exchange rate at 1160BIF = 1 USD
Bujumbura: Diesel 2050BIF/litre ($1.77) , Petrol 2080BIF/litre ($1.79)
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July 2011:

DRC (Kin / Lubum): 1350 CFD / litre petrol (1.46 $)
DRC (major cities): 2100 CFD / litre petrol (2.17 $)
DRC (elsewhere, in 5l containers): 2500 CFD / litre petrol (2.71 $)
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Northern Mozambique: with exchange rate at MZN 27.70 = 1 USD
Mocimboa da Praia: Diesel MZN 41.75/litre ($1.49), Petrol MZN 52.46/litre ($1.87)
Pemba: Diesel MZN 39.91/litre ($1.43), Petrol 51.50/litre ($1.84)
Mandimba (border with Malawi – filled up here due to shortage in Malawi): Diesel MZN 42.95


Malawi: with official exchange rate at MWK 150 = 1 USD
Offically set at
Diesel MWK 260/litre ($1.73), Petrol MWK 290/litre ($1.93)


This is fairly theoretical as fuel availability is very patchy, and even the offical exchange rate used above is of limited relevance as there is now a black market of up to MWK 180 for 1 USD
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Nigeria: Petrol (official 65NGN - not available) 100Naira out of bottle/canister, quality mostly good, check if they are serving local bikes out of the same canister, than most likely no water added. Diesel: around 150/200NGN now, scarse at filling stations
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Zambia: August 2011 With exchange rate at ZMK 4975 = 1 USD
Throughout the country: Diesel ZMK 7958/litre ($1.60), Petrol ZMK 8647/litre ($1.74)


Zimbabwe: August 2011 - country is on USD
Makuti: Petrol USD 1.52/litre, Diesel USD 1.40/ litre
Harare: Petrol USD 1.43/litre, Diesel USD 1.30/ litre
Bulawayo: Petrol USD 1.45/litre, Diesel USD 1.32/ litre


Botswana: September 2011 With exchange rate at BWP 6.95 = 1 USD
Throughout the country: Diesel BWP 7.87/litre ($1.13), Petrol BWP 7.83/litre ($1.13)
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Ghana, Ivory Coast, Mali, Senegal, Mauretania, West Sahara, Morocco

Fuel prices we found in November / December 2011

Ghana:
throughout the country
Diesel 1,535 GHS (@2,13 GHS per 1 Euro -> 0,72 Euro)
Petrol 1,52 GHS (@2,13 GHS per 1 Euro -> 0,72 Euro)

Ivory Coast:
throughout the country
Diesel 615 CFA (@650 CFA per 1 Euro -> 0,94 Euro)
Petrol 774 CFA (@650 CFA per 1 Euro -> 1,19 Euro)

Mali
Bamako
Diesel 610 CFA (@650 CFA per 1 Euro -> 0,93 Euro)
Petrol 695 CFA (@650 CFA per 1 Euro -> 1,06 Euro)

Senegal:
throughout the country
Diesel 795 CFA (@650 CFA per 1 Euro -> 1,22 Euro)



Mauretania
Nouakchott
Diesel 321,4 Ougiya (@385 Ougiya per 1 Euro -> 0,83 Euro)
Petrol 386,0 Ougiya (@385 Ougiya per 1 Euro -> 1,0 Euro)


West Sahara
Laayoune
Diesel 5 Dirham (@11 DH per 1 Euro -> 0,45 Euro)
Rest
Diesel 5,2 Dirham (@11 DH per 1 Euro -> 0,47 Euro)
Petrol 7,17 Dirham (@11 DH per 1 Euro -> 0,65 Euro)

Morocco
Diesel 7,34 Dirham (@11 DH per 1 Euro -> 0,66 Euro)
Petrol 10,33 Dirham (@11 DH per 1 Euro -> 0,93 Euro)
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Nigerian Fuel Prices - double as of January 2012

The days of cheap fuel in Nigeria are coming to a close.

Old price was 65NGN (subsidized), new price now ~130NGN (left before new prices implemented). 1 USD = 162 NGN.

Prices are now closer to that of the neighboring countries, but still quite a hardship for the general population.
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Prices from memory having been there 2 weeks ago

Cameroon +/- 695CFA

Gabon +/- 645CFA
Central areas, we did not go to Libreville

650CFA = 1 Euro
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