Motorists to feel pinch at petrol pumps

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File: The Energy Department says the petrol price will rise by 19 cents a litre.

File: The Energy Department says the petrol price will rise by 19 cents a litre.

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File: The Energy Department says the petrol price will rise by 19 cents a litre.

File: The Energy Department says the petrol price will rise by 19 cents a litre.

JOHANNESBURG - The Energy Department says the petrol price will rise by 19 cents a litre.

It blames the increase on higher global oil prices and the depreciation of the rand against the US dollar.

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Diesel will also rise by 30 cents per litre.

Illuminating paraffin will cost 35 cents more per litre.

The price of liquid propane gas rises by 39 cents a kilogram.