South Africans have to dig deeper into their cash strapped pockets as the price of fuel goes up yet again.
Motorists will have to pay more for fuel from midnight. The price of petrol will go up by 54 cents a litre, while diesel will go up by 1 cent a litre.
Economists say the sharp fuel increase is expected to push inflation up. The price of fuel and diesel will increase at midnight.
A Zimbabwean union leader who backed the call for a nationwide strike last week over fuel-price hikes was arrested in Harare on Monday, a lawyers’ group said.
Banks, schools and businesses remain closed in Zimbabwe, a day after deadly protests erupted over economic hardship and a sharp increase in the price of fuel.