Fuel price to drop at midnight

SABC News writes that the Energy Department says the fuel price will drop from midnight on Tuesday. All grades of petrol will drop by 13 cents a litre, diesel by 14 cents and 16 cents while paraffin will drop by 31 cents a litre. Department of Energy spokesperson Robert Maake says the main reason for the drop in fuel prices is the drop in crude oil prices. Listen for more…


Public servants call for urgent talks on wage cuts

Engineering News writes that South Africa’s public-service union called for urgent talks with the government on plans to reduce the state’s wage bill. Finance Minister Tito Mboweni said last month he’s redoubling efforts to cut the government’s payroll to rein in a widening budget deficit. The Public Servants Association, the main state-employee labor union, said any attempts […]