The knock-on effect of our squeezed pockets

Updated: Jul 16, 2020

Article - Maya Fisher French - City Press


As I have been travelling away from home a fair amount this month, I filled up my car for the first time since the two price increases. I am writing this column as therapy to recover from the shock! My tank now costs me in excess of R1 000 to fill. Admittedly my fuel tank is 70L, but as I fill up on average twice a month, that is a lot of money.