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ConCourt reserves judgment in e-toll case

The ConCourt heard the arguments for the application to overturn the interdict preventing e-tolls from being implemented and has reserved judgment.

Battle of e-tolls arrives at ConCourt

The fight to prevent Sanral's e-tolling system from being rolled out on Gauteng's freeways starts at the Constitutional Court on Wednesday.

Treasury steps in to support tolls

The South African treasury has warned that halting the user-pay system (e-tolls) will have dire consequences for South Africa's finances.

Exemption of taxis from paying e-tolls not yet finalised

Minibus taxis and buses will have to pay e-tolls as from Monday when the system is implemented, until regulations regarding exemptions are finalised.

No turning back: Gauteng e-tolls will kick in April 30

Gauteng premier Nomvula Mokonyane says e-tolling will be rolled out on April 30, regardless of intense public and union opposition to the plans.

Barrelling down the wrong track

Any infrastructure plans that are based on oil dependency should be scrapped and replaced with sustainable alternatives.

Gautrain’s final station set to open in Jo’burg city centre

Gauteng's transport department has said the final phase of the Gautrain will be opened in the next few weeks.

Ndebele: ‘Key lesson’ learnt from e-tolling

Transport Minister Sibusiso Ndebele has said the government will in future proceed more carefully with the introduction of e-tolling.

Beware Cosatu’s strike, employers told

Employers have been urged to make contingency plans ahead of Cosatu's planned nationwide strike over labour brokers and new tolls in Gauteng.

Fuel levy hike to pay for e-tolling?

Public finance expert slams the proposed fuel levy increase as "regressive" because it will hit the poorest of the poor.

Cosatu, DA reject Gauteng tolls

Despite reduced rates, Cosatu and the DA have again rejected the implementation of toll fees on Gauteng's freeways.

Gauteng tolling to start in April — at lower rates

Tolling across Gauteng freeways will begin at a reduced rate on April 30, despite intense civil opposition to the move.

A heavy toll: Sanral ratings under review

The e-tolling fracas in Gauteng is adding to the road agency's unsustainable debt, and casting doubts on the government's overall transport strategy.

Tolls petition will be concluded in two weeks

A joint petition against the planned Gauteng highway tolling system will be sent to Transport Minister Sibusiso Ndebele within 14 days.

Toll registrations due to begin on Monday

Sanral says toll account registrations and e-tag distribution for motorists for the Gauteng Freeway Improvement Project is due to begin next week.

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