Fuel shortages have left motorists in Sudan skipping work to queue for petrol and forced the transitional government to introduce a rationing system as it tries to manage acute economic pressures. Some people have been spending entire days in queues that stretch for several km (miles) since the fuel crisis began late last week. Coming on top of bread shortages it has piled more pressure on a government struggling to deliver improvements after the overthrow of former President Omar al-Bashir last April. “I go from the bread queue to the petrol queue and from the petrol queue to the gas queue,” said Ali Abdallah, waiting with his motorbike outside a petrol station in the center of the capital, Khartoum. “Our lives are spent going from one queue to the other.” The government is working under a three-year power-sharing deal between the military and […]