ANC calls on South African government for help


In a media statement released late on 4 June, the ruling African National Congress (ANC) made an impassioned plea to the government of South Africa for its assistance in alleviating excessive financial pressure caused by recent petrol price hikes.

ANC national spokesperson, Pule Mabe, issued the statement following widespread consumer outrage levelled at recent record high petrol prices, with further increases expected in August.

The statement called on governmental powers, reading:

“The ANC led government must mitigate the short and long-term effects the fuel price hikes have on South Africans and our economy.”

Petrol price hikes: What the ANC wants government to do about it

  • Increase petrol reserves
  • Freezing or decreasing the fuel levy
  • Stabilize governance and…

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