Fuel prices a sore thumb for businesses, consumers

2019-04-17 20:40

Higher fuel prices have driven up March inflation, and economists expect inflation to tick up even more in coming months.

New fuel taxes take petrol price to all-time high

2019-03-31 09:09

All grades of petrol and diesel will climb by up to R1.34c/l come Wednesday April, 3.

Bidvest appoints Mpumi Madisa as chief executive-designate, to take over in 2021

2019-03-04 13:15

Bidvest has named the 39-year-old its 'chief executive-designate' to take over the company in the 2021 financial year from current group CEO Lindsay Ralphs.

Brace for big fuel price increase on Wednesday

2019-03-04 10:01

South African motorists will be paying 74 cents more per litre of petrol and between 91 and 93 cents more per litre of diesel from Wednesday.

Fuel price cap research still in progress, says director general

2019-02-26 13:13

The Department of Energy's Tseliso Maqubela told Fin24 there would still be another month of collecting inputs to inform the research process.

#Budget2019: Here's how the new fuel levies will affect you, and 'hurt the poor the most'

2019-02-21 08:30

"With the addition of the Carbon Tax on fuel, this ‘easy’ tax collection method is being further exploited, thus adding another line of tax to the fuel price," says the AA.

Petrol to go up by 7c/l in February

2019-02-01 16:42

The Department of Energy has announced price increases for petrol and diesel for the month of February.

Internet in Zimbabwe: Now you have it, now you don't

2019-01-18 17:56

Attempts by Zimbabweans to circumvent a government-imposed social media ban suffered a blow on Friday morning after the state ordered service providers to cut off internet access for the second time this week.

AA predicts another fuel price drop for February

2019-01-15 14:03

The AA said the projected drop in the price of petrol, diesel and illuminating paraffin was due to international oil prices being lower than December’s average, and a strengthening in the rand/dollar exchange rate.

Zim unions to strike as fuel prices more than double

2019-01-14 06:00

Zimbabwe’s powerful labour-union confederation called for a national strike starting in the early hours of Monday after the government more than doubled fuel prices to among the highest in the world.


Fuel price cap still being investigated, energy department says

2019-04-17 15:11

The possibility of a hard fuel price ceiling was mooted by Energy Minister Jeff Radebe in mid-October 2018, as a cushion against escalating prices.

Levies to add to expected fuel price hike in April - AA

2019-03-15 13:02

The association was basing its projections on unaudited mid-month fuel price data released by the Central Energy Fund, and announcement by the finance minister in his February Budget.

Bidvest earnings, dividends jump despite fuel price, electricity woes

2019-03-04 10:37

Bidvest has reported a 10% increase in headline earnings to R2.1bn and a 6.3% increase in trading profits to R3.3bn for the half-year ended December 31, despite its electrical division taking an "unsurprising" knock.

Want to use less fuel while driving? MasterDrive SA discounts eco-driving program

2019-02-27 08:59

Estimates predict there will be a fuel price increase of at least 67c for petroleum and 84c for diesel to be implemented in the coming months.

Energy minister's remarks point to upcoming fuel price hike

2019-02-26 11:11

Minister of Energy Jeff Radebe told Parliament's oversight committee on energy on Tuesday that difficulties beyond the government's control look set to inform the fuel price announcement due at the end of the week.

Analysts not holding breath for fuel price cap in Budget

2019-02-03 12:08

While consumers may welcome a cap on the fuel price, it may not be viable for government, according to Mazars.

Mnangagwa: Lesson learnt, a leopard does not change its spots

2019-01-21 20:11

In Zimbabwe, there is a saying: sometimes you celebrate the coming of a witchdoctor, only for him to accuse your mother of witchcraft, says Crecey Kuyedzwa.

Zimbabwe businesses losing millions as shutdown continues

2019-01-15 14:41

Businesses in Zimbabwe are losing millions of dollars per day as a shutdown protest called for by the country's biggest labour union body continues over the doubling of fuel prices over the weekend.

Good new for SA motorists! More fuel price drops 'on the horizon' - AA

2019-01-15 14:00

"Further reductions in the fuel price are on the horizon at the end of January," says the Automobile Association.

Huge Zim fuel price hike, foreigners to pay in forex

2019-01-13 10:57

Zimbabwe has hiked fuel prices by approximately 150% with effect from midnight on Sunday as the government battles with crippling shortages.

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