EDITORIAL | Talk is cheap, Gwede, but fuel certainly isn’t
As ministers deliberate about fuel formulas, South Africans’ pockets are being pummelled left, right and centre
If there were ever a time cash-strapped South Africans needed news of a semblance of economic relief it is now.
All eyes are on mineral resources and energy minister Gwede Mantashe, who provided a glimmer of hope when he said on the sidelines of the recent Africa Energy Indaba in Cape Town that discussions were under way with finance minister Enoch Godongwana to review how the fuel price is structured.
Mantashe was quick to point out that his department is not responsible for its cost, but rather the formulas...