He says a further increase in the fuel prices will have a negative on the welfare of ordinary South Africans. Hlengwa adds that if nothing is done where these fuel price increases are concerned then a majority of South Africans will not be able to afford their basic necessities.
— Mkhuleko Hlengwa MP #?? #? (@MkhulekoHlengwa) July 2, 2018
Hlengwa says they are hoping the speaker would grant them an opportunity to debate fuel prices in Parliament so that they can engage the Minister of Finance to suspend levies
Kaya 959 market commentator Owen Nkomo says he agrees with Hlengwa, adding that government should rather provide proper healthcare for people who have been involved in accidents.
— Kaya 959 (@KayaFMOnAir) July 3, 2018
Make sure you fill up as the price of fuel is expected to increase by 26c for each litre of 95 octane petrol, and 23c per litre for 93 octane petrol. Diesel will also increase by 26c (0.05% sulphur) and 24c (0.005% sulphur) from Wednesday night. And another increase is expected in August.