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AS the #Zimshutdown continues and enters its second day, there are reports that the Zimbabwean government has allegedly shut down the internet.
There may be nothing we can do about the oil price, but there is plenty we could do immediately to reduce the tax on fuel, writes Mmusi Maimane.
Fuel prices are likely to rise again at the end of July going into August. This is according to the Automobile Association (AA), which was commenting on unaudited mid-month fuel price data released by the Central Energy Fund.
'As local petrol prices edge over R16/litre this week South Africans are feeling predictably perturbed about keeping the wheels of their liquid fuelled vehicles rolling', writes Lance Branquinho.
Budget savvy drivers should consider lifting their right feet and join the ‘hypermiling’ movement in light of the latest brutal record petrol price blow this week.
The Automobile Association says an increase in fuel prices are expected due to a weak rand and an increase in global oil prices.
A fuel price hike in May would have an immediate impact on the prices of virtually all goods and services and will have dire consequences for consumers.
The spokesperson for the AA South Africa says the weak rand could mean bad news for fuel prices even if global oil demand diminishes.
We spoke to debt expert Neil Roets on Friday when the Department of Energy announced massive fuel price hikes for the coming week. In this video we find our more about indebted South African consumers and what some of their options are. Watch.
An increase in the fuel levy and international petroleum price hikes mean motorists should expect a stiff fuel price increase in April, says the Automobile Association.
With South Africa continuing to battle economic headwinds, and desperate to create jobs and socio-economic upliftment, it is important to not lose sight of the economic importance of transportation, writes Ryan Ravens.
The IFP has called for a halt on fuel price levies, saying the ruling party is dragging its feet.
'People often underestimate the impact that their driving habits have on fuel consumption, but minor tweaks can help protect your pocket at the pump,' says Susan Steward, Marketing Manager of Budget Insurance.
Hear how the petrol hike is affecting commuters.
NEWLY sworn in President Cyril Ramaphosa finally made changes to the cabinet on Monday night.
The price of petrol will increase by 67c a litre from next Wednesday, while the price of diesel will be 44c a litre more, the Department of Energy says.
Motorists lined up at petrol stations in South Africa on Tuesday ahead of increased fuel prices, effective as of Wednesday. What's behind the increase?
Motorists will have to fork out more for petrol and diesel at the pump in June, says the department of energy.
South Africans will have to dig even deeper into their pockets after massive fuel prices hikes this coming week.
Lower global petrol prices and a stronger rand will be a boost for motorists in March, who will likely see a 70c a litre drop in the petrol price, the AA says.
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