Fuel Prices

​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.

Press Releases

Boosting safety for cargo and drivers

The use of a telematics system for fleet vehicles has proved to be an important tool in helping to drive down costs and improve efficiency, says MiX Telematics Africa.

Silencing the guns and firearms amnesty

Silencing the guns and firearms amnesty

Gender-based violence is an affront to our humanity

Gender-based violence is an affront to our humanity

UK-Africa investment summit 2020: Think Africa Invest SA

UK-Africa investment summit 2020: Think Africa Invest SA

MTN unveils TikTok bundles

Customised MTN TikTok data bundles are available to all prepaid customers on *136*2#.

Marketers need to reinvent themselves

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Upskill yourself to land your dream job in 2020

If you received admission to an IIE Higher Certificate qualification, once you have graduated, you can articulate to an IIE Diploma and then IIE Bachelor's degree at IIE Rosebank College.

South Africans unsure of what to expect in 2020

Almost half (49%) of South Africans, 15 years and older, agree or strongly agree that they view 2020 with optimism.