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Brace for big fuel price increase on Wednesday

The fuel price announcement for March was made by Minister of Energy, Jeff Radebe, on Monday morning

Mnangagwa returns to Zimbabwe after protest crackdown

Police and soldiers launched a large-scale operation against suspected protesters last week, which was triggered by a rise in fuel prices

A Zimbabwean’s flight into exile: A voice inside me said ‘Run’

Fearing for her life, outspoken commentator Thandekile Moyo fled Zimbabwe this week with little more than the change in her pocket

​Five dead, dozens injured as protests prompt brutal crackdown in Zimbabwe

The protests began on Monday after President Emmerson Mnangagwa had announced a hike in fuel prices by up to 150%

Haemorrhaging RAF staggers along

A new model is in the pipeline but the current fund’s liabilities are projected to rise to R393-billion by 2021-2022

Petrol price unchanged, but increases in other fuels

Illuminating paraffin will increase 28 c/l increase and single maximum national retail price for illuminating paraffin will increase 37 c/l

Rising fuel costs hit the poor hardest

It is not only motorists who are hurt by the increases. Everyone needs transport and food prices will rise too

Government considering price ceiling for unleaded petrol

A task team is examining what to do to cushion the blow of another increase

Gordhan: Fuel prices will rock SOEs

In a reply sent to MPs last week, Minister Pravin Gordhan says an increase in fuel prices above budgeted levels impacted most state-owned entities

Fuel prices set to increase again in August — AA

​South Africans can expect another increase in the price of petrol, diesel and illuminating paraffin in August says the AA

Fuel prices could hit record levels in May – AA

There is a strong likelihood of a fuel price hike to record levels in May, says the Automobile Association

Fuel price set to increase by 39 cents

The price of all grades of petrol will increase by 39 cents, and all grades of diesel by 24.2 cents a litre on Wednesday, says the energy department.

New petrol pricing move fuels debate

The new regulatory system is meant to introduce tranparency, but not all the players are happy.

Fuel and electricity increases: The ride’s not over yet

South Africa should brace itself this year as the rise in petrol prices and electricity tariffs will swallow any money gained from tax breaks.

South Africa’s fuel prices to rise

The retail price of all grades of petrol will increase by 41 cents per litre, says the department of energy.

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