South African Fuel Price Rises


The fuel price has risen for the second successive month on the back of a global surge in the price of crude and a weaker rand.

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  • South Africa:  Petrol Price Increase Will Punish the Poor

    Democratic Alliance, 25 April 2012

    The Central Energy Fund (CEF) today announced that it will increase petrol prices by another 28c on the 2nd of May. read more »

  • South Africa:  Petrol Price to Rise By 28 Cents

    BuaNews, 25 April 2012

    Consumers will not be pleased by the announcement by the Energy Department on Wednesday that the petrol price is to increase by 28 cents a litre. read more »

  • South Africa:  Government Can Do More to Keep Fuel Price Down

    Inkatha Freedom Party, 4 April 2012

    With fuel prices skyrocketing to its highest levels yet today, the IFP said it has taken note of the Minister of Energy Dipuo Peters' statement that government admits that the ... read more »

  • South Africa:  Government Must Bring Down Fuel Price

    Democratic Alliance, 4 April 2012

    The Democratic Alliance (DA) welcomes the Department of Energy's call for a review of the fuel pricing mechanism used by the Central Energy Fund (CEF). Government needs to take ... read more »

  • South Africa:  Fuel Price Soars

    BuaNews, 3 April 2012

    Government says it has taken note of the nation's concerns regarding the looming petrol price increase, which comes into effect at midnight. read more »

  • South Africa:  Petrol Price to Increase By 71 Cents

    BuaNews, 30 March 2012

    Global events have led to the substantial 71 cents a litre increase in the price of petrol, the Energy Department said on Friday. read more »

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