Yet another petrol price increase came into effect as of midnight (April 3).
Motorists, already feeling the pinch, will now be paying R1.34 more per litre of petrol.
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Diesel has increased by 82c a litre.
Minister of Energy Jeff Radebe cited strong oil prices and a weakening rand, among other factors, as reasons for the latest fuel price hike.
“We cannot manage this petrol increase, really! The cost of living is already so high. I pray that the price of petrol will drop, as many people are suffering,” said concerned Ladysmith motorist Mellissa Singh.
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