The e-tolls deadline is upon us. What sort of plan can we expect?
FREE TO READ | Mbalula needs to tell cabinet what is to be done to pay for the road system
The jury is out on whether a presidential task team –assigned to find ways to have thousands of Gauteng motorists comply with Sanral’s hated e-tolls – will meet its deadline of reporting back to cabinet on solutions it has found to the multibillion-rand impasse.
The team, led by transport minister Fikile Mbalula, and which includes finance minister Tito Mboweni and Gauteng premier David Makhura, was supposed to have informed the cabinet by Thursday whether consensus has been reached on exactly how the R21bn e-toll system will be paid for.
But Mbalula's spokesperson, Ayanda Allie-Payne said on Tuesday evening that the deadline had been postponed by a week...