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​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%

MPs fume over energy department’s ‘boycott’ of fuel price meeting

The portfolio committee on energy resolved it would write to Energy Minister Jeff Radebe to voice its dissatisfaction at being left in the lurch

How one word sparked the Western Cape taxi strike

An indaba or a pre-elective conference — how wording is alleged to have sparked strike action

Too soon for Ramaphoria to boost weak economy

Weak annual growth will put the 2018 fiscal targets outlined by the treasury in the February Budget under strain

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

Iran opens, but no joy at SA pumps

The local fuel price is determined by far more than just the international price of raw crude.

Petrol price down 15 cents, diesel almost 30 cents

The energy department has announced the new fuel prices that will go into effect next week.

The economic week ahead: Balancing hope and fear

Investor fears over rising food and fuel prices will set the tone for economic data releases from the US, Europe, India and South Africa this week.

Indonesian fuel hike under certain conditions

Indonesia's parliament voted on Saturday to give the government authority to raise subsidised fuel prices under certain conditions.

Jonathan cuts fuel prices, Nigeria protests suspended

Nigeria's Goodluck Jonathan has cut petrol prices and mass protests were suspended in an effort to continue talks over suspended fuel subsidies.

Tear gas fired to break up Nigerian fuel protests

A small crowd in Lagos were tear gassed and demonstrators in Kano have been arrested for protesting over soaring fuel prices.

Fuel price to go up on Wednesday

The retail price of all grades of petrol will increase by 54 cents a litre on Wednesday, the energy department said on Friday.

Carts on the beat

Rising fuel costs make electric golf carts an unusual alternative to cars.

Fill up for less

When prices go up, in most cases consumption goes down, although there are some famous exceptions to this rule.

Well oiled to drop

The cure for the high oil price is the high oil price, writes Maya Fisher-French

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