Petrol Hike Prices

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

The future of the middle class is bleak

Cost pressures, stagnant wages and a bleeding economy are pushing many people into poverty

Slight petrol price increase expected in August

The Department of Energy announced on Monday that the price of both grades of petrol would increase by 1c a litre from Wednesday

Higher fuel prices help push June Consumer Price Index to 4.6%

Fuel prices have been steadily increasing since April due to a combination of higher global oil prices, higher fuel taxes and a weakening rand

Ramaphosa downplays hope of a quick fix for high fuel, VAT

Ministers in the economic cluster have a two-week deadline to come up with measures to ease the burden of high fuel prices and the VAT hike

Uber: It’s drivers vs the corporate machine

A group of drivers have asked that the ride-hailing company reduce its service fee in light of the fuel price hike

Inland petrol price climbs up to over R16/litre

The latest hike has taken the per litre price of petrol further into record territory

Breakdown: Why is petrol so pricey?

Wondering why petrol is so pricey? The AA has published a breakdown to educate consumers on how the fuel price is determined

Higher prices for petrol, diesel in Kenya

Kenya's energy regulator had to raise its retail price of petrol and diesel due to a weaker local currency and rising global oil prices.

Petrol increase could affect SA’s food security

The petrol price hike, announced by the energy department, is bad news for the agriculture sector, says an agricultural union.

Massive rise in petrol price expected

South Africans may face a petrol price hike of up to 78 cents a litre next month, according to ETM Analytics managing director George Glynos.

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