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Transport minister Dipuo Peters on Tuesday said she and her team would withdraw from the e-tolls review panel proceedings if they were “taken on”. Posing questions to Peters and the transport department, a legal expert

Government has learnt lessons from the Gauteng e-tolling system, which is now largely being rejected, transport minister Dipuo Peters said on Tuesday. “The lessons we learnt are not to implement any project that has not been

Gauteng’s e-tolling system is not a “perfect solution”, transport minister Dipuo Peters said in Pretoria on Tuesday. “This project … is not the perfect solution, but doing nothing was not an option,” she told the e-tolls review panel

Motorists should continue paying their e-toll bills while the system is being reviewed, the ANC in Gauteng said on Tuesday. “There’s a law approved by government so they should continue to pay as we try to find a solution

Funding mechanisms other than e-tolls will have to be found for the Gauteng Freeway Improvement Project (GFIP), transport MEC Ismail Vadi said on Talk Radio 702 on Friday. “I can’t predict what the recommendations [of the e-toll advisory panel] will be, but I think what is quite clear

President Jacob Zuma on Monday dismissed media reports that he was angry about the Gauteng ANC’s position on electronic tolling in the province. “South Africa is a democratic country and the leadership of the ANC in Gauteng has every right to state their views and that of the

The ANC in Gauteng wants to submit alternatives to e-tolling in the province, chairman Paul Mashatile said on Sunday. “Conference did not talk about scrapping the e-tolls. We said we don’t support e-tolling in its current form,” he told reporters at the

National government, through roads agency Sanral, makes policy governing the e-tolling system on Gauteng roads, the transport department said on Friday. “There’s only one centre of policy making as far as government is concerned and that’s national government,” said department spokesman

Trade union federation Cosatu in Gauteng will burn e-tags and bills during a protest outside roads agency Sanral’s office in Pretoria next month, provincial secretary Dumisani Dakile said on Tuesday. “All those who had bought the e-tags need to be afforded an opportunity

The Opposition To Urban Tolling Alliance (Outa) group said on Tuesday it was confused by transport minister Dipuo Peters’ stance on the e-tolls review. During a radio interview on Monday, Peters said there would be no review of the user-pays principle. She claimed that Gauteng premier David Makhura