Petrol, power price hikes hit South Africa hard

The latest fuel price increase not only means motorists will have to dig deeper into their pockets to keep their vehicles on the road, but has dire implications for everyone as it affects the cost of basic necessities such as food, clothing and commuting.

The department of mineral resources and energy published the official fuel price adjustments on 1 November, showing a substantial petrol price hike of R1.21 per litre, which came into effect on Wednesday.

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Anathi Madubela
Anathi Madubela is a business journalist with a keen interest in the retail sector.

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