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The impact of the ongoing war on Yemen's people has now begun to appear in the form of extremely long lines outside of gas stations. Sana'a, which has around 3m people, has suffered from fuel shortages for several months out of the past year. People not only use fuel for cars, but also for home generators since the country has no stable electricity and electricity cuts can last for more than 12 hours a day. As such, people depend mainly on personal generators to lighten the dark nights. Though expensive, the people of Yemeni have no other options.
Long queues in Nairobi city center during the elections held in Kenya on March 4, 2013
Very long queues at polling stations on Election day in Kenya. Some people were queuing for up to 6 hours in baking sun. The mood, however, was calm and peaceful in spite of the long waits.