EDITORIAL | Government, don’t add fuel to SA’s burning embers of discontent

Propping up others, spending R22m on a flag and dropping fuel price relief when plates are empty is asking for trouble

18 May 2022 - 19:32

A “rise like none other seen before” is what the Automobile Association (AA) has told South Africans to expect of next month’s looming fuel price increase...

There’s never been a more important time to support independent media.

From World War 1 to present-day cosmopolitan South Africa and beyond, the Sunday Times has been a pillar in covering the stories that matter to you.

For just R80 you can become a premium member (digital access) and support a publication that has played an important political and social role in South Africa for over a century of Sundays. You can cancel anytime.

Already subscribed? Sign in below.

Questions or problems? Email helpdesk@timeslive.co.za or call 0860 52 52 00.

Would you like to comment on this article?
Sign up (it's quick and free) or sign in now.

Speech Bubbles

Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.