This afternoon, the Department of Energy announced a hefty hike in the price of petrol and diesel.
This is thanks to a rising oil price and a weak rand. But what's making it even worse is the additional fuel levies the finance minister announced at the budget last month.
Let's take a closer look at how much more you're going to pay at the start of April…
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After motorists endured the first petrol hike in several months on 4 March, paying more at the pumps looks inevitable come next Wednesday.
And to make matters worse, some customers will see a significant rise in their electricity bills.
So what sort of price hikes lie ahead?
Read on to find out…
How much more is fuel going to cost?
At the beginning of this month, motorists saw ... ››› more
Recently, motorists have looked forward to the first Wednesday of the month when the new fuel price comes into effect. For months, it's been trending downwards.
But change is afoot this week.
On Wednesday, motorists will have to cough up significantly more for a litre of petrol or diesel.
And motorists have further hikes to prepare themselves for in the months ahead.
So how much more ... ››› more
On Friday, the Department of Energy announced hefty fuel price hikes to take effect from this week. This follows last week's warning from the AA of impending increases in the price of petrol and diesel. Filling up an average tank is going to cost an extra R20 a time. Let's take a closer look at the spiralling costs of filling your car…
The fuel price is at an all-time high
The latest hike w... ››› more
After prices at the pumps jumped substantially higher at the start of the month, motorists can't expect any respite come March. Today, the Automobile Association of South Africa (AA) warned it expects a large hike in fuel prices again. This as the rand continues its struggle against the dollar and oil prices rise. Let's take a closer look at what you could be paying at the pump come 5 March…
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