Toll Roads

Petrol, toll fees to add to consumer debt burden

The department of energy announced that petrol prices would increase 49c/l on May 2, while diesel will increase by 59c/l at most

Sanral announces toll tariff increase

Toll tariffs will increase by in line with the consumer price index but e-tolls will remain the same until 2015.

Sanral vows Western Cape tolls won’t hurt the poor

The South African National Roads Agency Limited says a proposed toll system in the Winelands in the Western Cape will not impact on the poor.

Cosatu doubts effectiveness of govt e-toll bid

Cosatu's Zwelinzima Vavi says government's application to the Constitutional Court to scrap a court order halting e-tolling, will fail.

DA wants transparency in e-toll contracts

The Democratic Alliance is pushing for Sanral to disclose the names of all 33 sub-contractors involved in collection of e-tolls on Gauteng highways.

Cosatu cashes in on toll road

Trade union federation Cosatu has benefited from plans to introduce toll roads to Gauteng, a media report said on Sunday.

Cape Town tolls going ahead, says city

The City of Cape Town says it is speculation that tolls were set to be shelved -- rather the city failed to resolve a dispute over a R10bn project.

Economist: Govt isn’t playing open cards about toll costs

A third of the money Gauteng motorists would pay on tolling fees would not go towards the cost of the highway, according to reports on Saturday.

Sanral to repay charges

The SA National Roads Agency was contacting customers on Friday to reverse administration charges deducted erroneously from e-tag accounts.

Transport minister to decide on toll road funding method

A report detailing the public's view on the Gauteng tolling system will be sent to Transport Minister Sbu Ndebele after a vote by the legislature.

Cosatu to turn Gauteng’s streets red over tolls

Cosatu says it will go ahead with mass action at the end of February next year against the implementation of the Gauteng tolling system.

Task team appointed to head toll investigation

Cabinet has appointed a task team to look into the controversial Gauteng tolling system, the Department of Transport says.

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Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

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