E-tolling postponed by a month

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Cape Town - The implementation of Gauteng’s e-tolling system will be postponed for a month, after an agreement between the Congress of South African Trade Unions and the ANC, the ruling party and the union federation said in a joint statement on Thursday.

Leaders of Cosatu and the ANC had earlier met to receive a report from the task team on the Gauteng Freeway Improvement Project.

The postponement will allow for more time to explore alternative funding for the e-tolling system.

ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe and Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi said they are encouraged by the progress made so far.
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