City wants to avoid another Gauteng toll debacle

2015-08-18 07:15

The City of Cape Town has expressed its concern that Sanral’s decision to toll roads in the Cape Winelands may follow the same contentious route as in Gauteng.

NEWSPAPERS: School race war, EFF takes on Zuma and e-tolls

Today's newspapers focus on a school race war, the EFF's promise to take on President Jacob Zuma over Nkandla and the debate over e-tolls in the Western Cape.

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Gauteng municipalities owe more than R2m in unpaid e-toll bills

2015-07-15 16:35

Six Gauteng municipalities, including Tshwane and Ekurhuleni, owe Sanral more than R2.3m in unpaid e-toll bills, the DA says.

E-tolling to be tested at N3 toll plazas

2015-07-08 14:23

E-tolls are set to be tested on the N3 in selected toll plaza lanes, beginning next week, the N3 Toll Concession company says.

Gautrain subsidy could fund entire freeway project - AA

2015-06-26 14:33

The R1.5bn Gautrain subsidy could fund the entire Gauteng Freeway Improvement Project, says the Automobile Association.

Watch –  e-tolls: ‘We pay enough tax’

Despite Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa introducing a new hybrid model for e-tolls this week, Gautengers still stand firm against the system. They believe that the government could recoup the money in other ways.

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E-tolls: The 5 stages of grief

2015-05-22 11:04

Yesterday Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa announced the government’s new dispensation on the controversial e-tolls issue. Everyone secretly hoped that the announcement would mean the complete scrapping of the system, but alas that sliver of hope was slowly, cruelly extracted with each word from Ramaphosa.

Newspapers focus on new e-toll tariffs and mechanisms

We take you through the day's top stories making newspaper front pages; they focus largely on Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa's e-toll announcement.

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E-tolls: ANC holds road users hostage

2015-05-20 18:31

What was the ANC thinking when it decided to review e-tolls, only to shove a different but still unpalatable version of the system down Gautengers throats?

Ramaphosa: New e-toll dispensation fair

2015-05-20 15:21

The new dispensation for Gauteng's e-toll system will ensure the system is fair and affordable, Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says.


Celebs get slammed for promoting e-tolls

2015-08-17 15:55

Minnie Dlamini, Tbo Touch and Khanyi Mbau have caused a stir for supporting Sanral.

Outa cheers Joburg mayor's hard line on e-tolls

2015-07-30 09:55

Anti-tolls body Outa says it is encouraged by Johannesburg mayor Parks Tau's opposition to the tolling of Johannesburg’s urban road infrastructure.

Blade Nzimande: We are not attacking the judiciary, we are debating

2015-07-08 17:16

South African Communist Party general secretary Blade Nzimande says the party will convene a summit to discuss the judiciary.

EFF’s Golf GTI does not pay e-tolls – Malema

2015-07-02 16:17

EFF leader Julius Malema says he will never pay e-tolls and has called on his supporters join him in the boycott.

E-tolls: It’s back to business

2015-05-24 15:00

For some in society, e-tolls seem to have appeared out of nowhere.

E-tolls: How Cyril Ramaphosa cracked it

2015-05-24 06:41

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa brokered a last-minute deal that ensured Gauteng motorists will pay much less for e-tolls than was originally proposed.

Jozi motorists slate 'stupid' e-tolls, despite price cut

2015-05-21 15:21

Despite the reduction in e-toll tariffs, the sentiment towards the system remains largely negative, according to a sample of people News24 spoke to.

E-tolls infringe on freedom of movement - EFF

2015-05-20 21:15

The EFF has rejected government alterations to e-toll fees, saying that making a profit from public roads borders on infringing freedom of movement.

E-tolls: 9 ways South Africans will pay less

2015-05-20 18:05

The government has announced a new hybrid model for e-tolls reducing the toll costs but tightening the enforcement of e-toll payments.

Gauteng e-toll fees to be slashed: Ramaphosa

2015-05-20 14:39

Gauteng's e-toll fees will be 'dramatically reduced', Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says.

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