Fears about Minister Dlodlo weren't unfounded. Six months into the job, she's been accused of issuing illegal interception orders, writes Adriaan Basson.
Motorists should prepare themselves for another hike in fuel prices this coming October.
'In June we congratulated you on your appointment and outlined several areas of our transport environment we believe need urgent attention,'. the Automobile Association has written in a second open letter to the Transport minister, Fikile Mbalula.
Sudden Rand weakness after a lengthy period of stability has put pressure on the fuel price and left South African fuel users at the mercy of international oil markets.
While the Rand has won ground against the US dollar in July, international oil prices have increased, offsetting the Rand's gains.
The 2019 Kinsey Report has arrived and, for the first time in its 29-year history, will be co-branded with the Automobile Association (AA).
While the petrol price may be headed for a 10c a litre drop in in June, the new carbon tax on fuel of nine cents per litre is expected to cancel out the decrease, according to a projection by the AA.
"Our hope is that the new government will immediately set out its policy agenda which has a direct impact on fuel prices," says the AA as fuel prices are set to increase once again.
"Don’t become a statistic this Easter," says the Automobile Association who is appealing to South Africans to be vigilant and focused on our roads during the Easter holiday period.
The price of petrol could rise in May, reports the Automobile Association. If this increase materialises, it will be the third increase to fuel prices this year.
In its current form, the Administrative Adjudication of Road Traffic Offences (Aarto) Bill, is "cause for concern", says the AA.
Higher global oil prices caused by an attack on a major Saudi oil installation are filtering through to the pockets of SA motorists.
Based on the current data, the price of petrol could increase by up to ten cents a litre in September, says the Automobile Association. And there may be worse to come.
The end of the year may still be six months away but if you are going to be travelling anywhere – either locally or abroad – you should start your planning now, says the Automobile Association.
Lower international oil prices throughout June have set up a substantial fuel price drop for July, and the reduction could have been greater had it not been for the Rand.
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Watching the clock, thinking about work and "looking ahead to the future" are the most common thoughts occupying drivers on the road, reports the AA.
The Department of Energy has announced an increase of 54 cents a litre for 93 and 95 octane unleaded petrol for the month of May.
Strong international fuel prices have increased the likelihood of an unwelcome petrol price hike for May, says the AA.
Motorists should brace for another massive fuel price hike next week, warns the Automobile Association.
Increasing costs associated with road travel in SA will also make it harder for job seekers to find work, explains the Automobile Association.
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