The relief sought by the NMF was misconceived and the court's approach therefore correct, writes Serjeant at the Bar.
High level clouds. Mild.
Gauteng's e-tolls are handled by a different agency, the RTIA explains
The Automobile Association has told Minister of Transport Fikile Mbalula in an open letter that its research into road funding found "the current model for the Gauteng Freeway Improvement Project has failed, and will continue to fail" if it is pursued further.
The African National Congress has already lost the e-toll battle, and is ignoring "volumes" of evidence that it has failed, the Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse has said.
President Cyril Ramaphosa has weighed in on Finance Minister Tito Mboweni and Gauteng Premier David Makhura's disagreements over e-tolls, instructing the ministers to work together to find a solution.
President Cyril Ramaphosa is said to have called on dissenting voices within his current Cabinet to toe the line when it comes to the e-tolls system.
Finance Minister Tito Mboweni says he is "very unhappy" with the Sanral board's decision to temporarily suspend summonses to recover e-toll debt must be reversed.
SA's unpaid e-toll bills have now reached R11 billion, with more than 70% of motorists not paying.
Summonses issued for e-toll nonpayments have increased nearly 20-fold since 2015, says Transport Minister Blade Nzimande.
OUTA has renewed calls to scrap e-tolls in a submission to ministers of the economic cluster, where the organisation makes practical suggestions for government to ease the burden on consumers.
Gauteng Premier David Makhura says he will be approaching President Cyril Ramaphosa to devise an alternative funding model to e-tolls.
The minister has said engagements with the AA and OUTA are a firm expression of his commitment and resolve to find common ground in addressing the challenge of funding road infrastructure.
'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.
Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula has named Alec Moemi as director general of the transport department.
Finance Minister Tito Mboweni says Gauteng e-toll users must pay, while the Gauteng provincial legislature stands by its position that there is no future for the e-toll system.
DA Gauteng premier candidate Solly Msimanga has set alight hundreds of e-toll statements outside the South African National Roads Agency offices in Centurion. Watch.
The Credit Bureau Association says any information relating to e-tolls /Sanral which has been inadvertently loaded onto a consumer profile will be removed.
The ANC in Gauteng has joined thousands of voices as it reiterated its stance on the scrapping of e-tolls.
Sanral has collected R5.6bn less in e-toll fees than budgeted mostly because there is no clarity from government about the future of the system, Parliament has heard.
The DA has welcomed Gauteng Premier David Makhura's admission that e-tolling has failed and that he will be meeting with President Cyril Ramaphosa to devise a more suitable funding model.
Transport Minister Joe Maswanganyi has told Parliament that roads agency Sanral, which is servicing a R48bn debt, is putting a temporarily halt on constructing three new toll roads in Gauteng.
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