Browsing: Cyril Ramaphosa

New row over e-tolls

The use of an SMS that directs Gauteng e-toll users to pay outstanding fees is illegal, said the Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (Outa) on Wednesday. Outa, which changed its name from Opposition to Urban Tolling Alliance recently, said it

E-tolls must go, Outa tells parliament

A single mother should not have to worry about having enough funds to pay for e-tolls at the end of the month, on top of everything else. This was one of the arguments that the

Gauteng millions to plug e-tolls gap

Gauteng will spend R123m in 2015 to subsidise an e-toll fees gap which occurred as a result of the reduced user charge dispensation, it announced on Tuesday. Finance and e-government MEC

Just how much trouble is Eskom in?

An energy sector leader recently observed that the electricity crisis in South Africa is maturing (perhaps like cheese) from generation capacity problems to issues of electricity prices, tariffs

Eskom, Post Office woes soon over: Ramaphosa

Deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa said on Wednesday that his attempts to improve the efficiency of South Africa’s state-owned entities are not an attempt to get more votes in the 2016 local government

E-tolling spreads down N3 route

An e-toll collection system testing phase has commenced on the N3 Toll Route between Durban and Gauteng. N3 Toll Concession marketing manager Andy Visser said that the testing phase will continue

‘No chance’ Eskom will get 25% tariff hike

Energy regulator Nersa will not grant Eskom the 24,8% electricity tariff increase it is seeking, according to a member of the energy war room. Energy expert Anton Eberhard, who is a member of deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa’s

SA can’t afford Eskom hikes: Maimane

Eskom should not be granted another tariff increase at the expense of consumers who can barely meet their monthly expenses already, Democratic Alliance leader Mmusi Maimane said on Monday

E-toll tariffs cut in half

Deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa has offered motor vehicle owners an almost 50% reduction in fees for e-tolls. “A single reduced tariff will apply to all motorists the tariff of 58c/km

Molefe could be Eskom’s saviour: analyst

There’s a feeling of cautious optimism surrounding the future of South Africa’s electricity and energy sector after last week’s series of critical announcements, according to energy expert Chris Yelland

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