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Nigeria’s main unions to strike over petrol, power price hikes

23 September 2020, 1:05 AM

Nigeria’s main labour unions will begin an indefinite strike from Monday to protest an increase in power and petrol prices, the leader of the body said, after a meeting with the government two weeks ago ended in a deadlock.

Clicks store in Witbank petrol bombed

7 September 2020, 11:18 AM

A Clicks store in Witbank was petrol bombed on Monday morning around 8am.


Two shot dead at Utrecht petrol station near Newcastle

28 August 2020, 8:24 PM

Two people have been shot and killed at a petrol station in Utrecht, near Newcastle, northern KwaZulu-Natal.

AA predicts significant petrol price increase

29 June 2020, 11:04 AM

The Automobile Association (AA) is predicting a significant petrol price increase of R1, 73 a litre from Wednesday, July 1st.

Cabinet gives go ahead for single state-owned petroleum entity

11 June 2020, 4:45 PM

South Africa’s Cabinet on Thursday approved the merger of three state-owned oil and gas firms to form a single national oil company, as it tries to cut debt by reducing the number and increase the competitiveness of state-owned firms.

PODCAST | COVID-19 Frontline Workers Part IX: A petrol attendant shares his story

1 June 2020, 8:01 PM

SABC News captures their voices in this weekly feature, COVID-19 Frontline Workers. This week Digital News producer Lebo Tshangela speaks to a petrol attendant about his experience with the coronavirus during the nationwide lockdown.

Total calls off plan to buy Occidental Petroleum’s Ghana assets

18 May 2020, 3:45 PM

Total has called off a plan to acquire Occidental Petroleum’s assets in Ghana, which was conditional on the completion of the acquisition of Occidental’s other assets in Algeria, the French energy company said on Monday.


Petrol price drops significantly

6 May 2020, 6:06 AM

Motorists will pay a whopping R1.74 less for a litre of fuel with effect from Wednesday morning.

Petrol sales take a nosedive

19 April 2020, 2:46 PM

Petrol station owners say sales have taken a nosedive. The petrol price is at its lowest level in years – and will be further reduced next month.

Low inflation expected to bring down petrol price: Kganyago

15 April 2020, 6:14 AM

South African Reserve Bank Governor, Lesetja Kganyago, says the current low inflation is expected to bring about a cut in the petrol price in the near future.



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