Motorists to cough up more for petrol from Wednesday

File: The Energy Department said the rand/dollar exchange rate and higher international oil prices are behind the hikes.

File: The Energy Department said the rand/dollar exchange rate and higher international oil prices are behind the hikes.

AFP/Saeed Khan

JOHANNESBURG - Motorists will be paying 5 cents more for a litre of petrol from Tuesday midnight.

Diesel users will have to cough up an extra 45 cents.

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The Energy Department said the rand/dollar exchange rate and higher international oil prices are behind the hikes.

Paraffin users will also feel the pinch, paying more than 39 cents more for a litre.

The price at the pumps for 95 octane petrol in Gauteng is now R15.17/a litre.

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