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Foreign firms coin over R550m from SA's loss-making e-tolls

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Cape Town – Two overseas companies have earned more than R550m for providing e-tags to and printing and distributing invoices for South Africa’s loss-making e-toll system.

Transport Minister Joe Maswanganyi responded to a parliamentary question posed by the Democratic Alliance’s (DA) Chris Hunsinger about the breakdown of payments to third parties for e-toll collection and e-tag provision.

Maswanganyi said Kapsch TrafficCom AB from Sweden and Q-Free ASA from Norway have been contracted for e-tag provision and maintenance.

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