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Politicians should not run ahead of themselves and expect the wholesale or partial privatisation of state-owned enterprises (SOEs), deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa said in parliament on Wednesday. Responding to oral questions from

Gauteng motorists have run up more than half a billion rand in overdue fees since the province’s e-tolling system started on 3 December last year, according to transport minister Dipuo Peters. Less than 10% of this has been paid. “I am informed that … as at 1 March

Roads agency Sanral and Electronic Toll Collections (ETC) have budgeted to spend R473,2m on communicating with e-toll account holders and transgressors, says the Democratic Alliance, which has a copy the contract between the two companies. The total cost of communications

Roads agency Sanral is set to spend R85m this year on advertising its controversial e-tolling plans in Gauteng, according to transport minister Dipuo Peters. “The SA National Roads Agency Ltd has a budgeted amount of R85m, which will be used for both the alternative sources of funding campaigns

The Democratic Alliance has called on roads agency Sanral and the department of transport to can the controversial e-tolling project in light of the fact that a similar project in Portugal failed. In a statement, DA shadow transport minister Ian Ollis says it “can only be deduced from South Africa’s failure to learn from

The Democratic Alliance will submit an application to roads agency Sanral on Thursday to gain access to all documentation related to the implementation of e-tolling in Gauteng. DA MP Ian Ollis said this would be done under the Promotion of Access to Information Act

Roads agency Sanral is using an award it received for its controversial e-tolling system to give the project legitimacy, the DA said on Wednesday. “For this … to be used as support for the building of toll roads, is just plain ludicrous,” Democratic Alliance MP Ian Ollis said in a statement

The national council of provinces (NCOP) has proposed an amendment which would give parliament more say in the determination of toll prices. Currently, the minister of transport has sole powers to determine toll fees and toll increases. This week, the