e-Toll Tuesday: Gautengers avoid the must-pay routes causing chaos on suburban roads

e-toll Tuesday has arrived. By all accounts only 30% of road users have bought the required e-tags. Considering the State employs around a third of the workforce, the take-up among private sector citizens has been minimal. We spoke to OUTA’s Wayne Duvenage (see interview below) on CNBC Africa yesterday. He is determined to push the … Read more

Jacob Zuma gets into fracking act – enthuses about “game changing” Karoo shale gas deposit

South Africa’s Government today reaffirmed its determination to exploit shale gas reserves in the Karoo Basin. From our conversations, Trade & Industry Minister Rob Davies is well aware of the potential. It’s now clear he’s done a grand job of getting the Cabinet excited – judging by the speech which SA President Jacob Zuma delivered … Read more