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The Department of Energy says local and international factors contributed to the price increases.
The main reason for the fuel price increase is the high crude oil prices which resulted in higher prices for all petroleum products in the international markets. ( )

Tough times ahead as fuel prices rise

Consumers are warned of rough times ahead as fuel prices rise at midnight. The price of petrol will rise by 47 cents a litre and diesel will go up by 46 cents a litre.

The robbers were killed in a high speed chase with the police.
Two robbers killed in Durban shootout
Tuesday 2 June 2015 10:35
The robbers were killed in a high speed chase with the police.
Two robbers killed in Durban shootout
Tuesday 2 June 2015 10:35

South Africa

The robbers were killed in a high speed chase with the police.
Two robbers killed in Durban shootout

Tuesday 2 June 2015 10:35

Two suspected house robbers have been killed in a shootout with the police in Newlands East north of Durban.

Africa

Ramaphosa in a bid to end South Sudan civil war

Tuesday 2 June 2015 07:15

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa will on Tuesday morning meet South Sudan's President Salva Kiir and five South Sudanese former prisoners alleged to have attempted to out Kiir for peace talks.

World

The ship was carrying 458 people, many of them elderly Chinese tourists.
Bodies recovered, some trapped in capsized Chinese ship

Tuesday 2 June 2015 07:23

Some passengers are still alive inside the hull of a passenger ship carrying 458 people, many of them elderly Chinese tourists, that capsized on the Yangtze River.

Politics

Thlalefi Mashamaite and Serite Sekgoloane have been recalled as Mayors of Limpopo municipalities.
Limpopo ANC recalls two mayors

Tuesday 2 June 2015 07:25

The African National Congress (ANC) in Limpopo has recalled two mayors on Monday night.

Business

Interviews were conducted with 150 000 adults over the age of 15 from 140 different economies.
South Africans world's top borrowers

Tuesday 2 June 2015 09:45

South Africans were the biggest borrowers in the world in 2014, according to a report issued by the World Bank.

Science

SA educators shine at Microsoft Global event

Tuesday 2 June 2015 10:50

Four educators from South Africa joined 300 Microsoft Innovative Educator Experts at the Microsoft's E2 Global Educator Exchange event.

Lifestyle

South Africa’s bold move on salt gets off to a shaky start

Tuesday 2 June 2015 09:02

Although South Africa has been a trailblazer in the global battle to reduce salt intake through food, the country has still not set up programmes to monitor how effective new legislation will be.

Sport

New kit motivates Orlando Pirates players

Tuesday 2 June 2015 10:27

Orlando Pirates has revealed its new kit for the upcoming 2015/16 season.

Opinion

The Supreme Court of Appeal will hear the textbook case at an unscheduled date later this year.
A textbook case of contempt

Tuesday 2 June 2015 09:57

When the infamous textbook delivery case goes back to court later this year, the government may hide behind an obscure declaration, writes Kate van Niekerk.

DA Federal Congress

The Democratic Alliance (DA) will hold its 6th Federal Congress on 9-10 May 2015 at the Boardwalk Convention Centre in Nelson Mandela Bay.

National Days 2015

Commemorating Freedom Day on April 27 2015.

Budget 2015

Minister of Finance Nhlanhla Nene will deliver his Budget Speech in Parliament on 25 February 2015.

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