CONGO: Orders to demolish makeshift fuel stations

Saturday, November 22, 2008
BRAZZAVILLE Wednesday, September 24, 2008 (IRIN) - The government of the Republic of Congo has ordered the demolition of all unauthorised makeshift petrol stations located in residential areas in a move to prevent risks posed by the unsafe storage of fuel. "We have decided to close these informal fuel stations to preserve life," Charles Alain Obanga, the Secretary General of l'Agence de Regulation de l'Aval Petrolier (ARAP), the national fuel body, told IRIN in the capital Brazzaville. "These...