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Cosatu welcomes fuel price drop and calls for Govt to consider capping fuel levy

From midnight, motorists will pay 19 cents a litre less for petrol while diesel will decrease by 54 cents a litre. The Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) said on Tuesday the fuel price drop had come at a much-needed time.

From midnight, motorists will pay 19 cents a litre less for petrol while diesel will decrease by 54 cents a litre.

Illuminating paraffin will cost 68 cents less per litre.

Cosatu spokesperson Sizwe Pamla said they wanted the government to consider capping the fuel levy.

“We are happy with the fuel price drop, but who knows how long it’s going to last. We need to discuss the issue of the fuel price cap so that we can know at some point the limits set and people can be able to budget knowing what they are dealing with,” he said.

In other news – Prince Kaybee reacts to video of DJ Maphorisa falling on stage – You are becoming Weak

Prince Kaybee has joined the chorus of chuckles after his rival DJ Maphorisa took a tumble while performing over the weekend. The Scorpion King bailed over a barricade at FNB Stadium while performing at the Soweto Derby.

Prince Kaybee and DJ Maphorisa

In a video of the incident, which has been doing the rounds on social media, Maphorisa can be seen trying to jump over the barrier but fails to land safely and falls on his behind. continue reading

Source: EWN