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What is current fuel situation in Zimbabwe?

Does anyone know the current situation for petrol in Zimbabwe? we have two motorbikes with long range tanks and will be heading from SA into Zim.
is petrol still available? it was only available on the black market when I was there last year. thanks for your help
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Petrol no problem in Zim, in fact with the good exchange rate we got (Z$1000 for R1) it worked out R3.20 per liter! We went from Missina to Mutare and every feul station had petrol. We were there in end June.
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The situation changes from day to day, but usualy leaded petrol is available, but you may have to queue. Diesel was unavalable four weeks ago. Just over the SA/Zim border fill up your tanks and then drive North - if your travelling that way. We're going up next weekend, for a few days, so email me next week for an update.
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Petrol available in Bulawayo but diesel in short supply.
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Woops!

Petrol readily available at the station just after the Beitbridge border post. Bank rate is approx: 12000 ZWD: 1GBP so don't exchange any money at any less than that.
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Now I am staying in Zimbabwe.
We can buy petrol, no problem!
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