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Tshwane metro cops recover spikes placed by criminals on N4 highway

Tshwane metro police officers recovered metal spikes placed along the N4 highway near the Diamond Hill Toll Plaza. TMPD spokesperson Isaac Mahamba said the officers made the discovery while patrolling the highway. “These spikes are usually placed by criminals to force vehicles to stop after driving over the spikes. “Motorists are then attacked by these […]

Alcohol‚ cigarettes and petrol to cost more as taxes are hiked in 2021 budget

Levy increase for Road Accident Fund will also affect motorists Government’s decision to ban the sale of alcohol and tobacco products has hit it hard in the pocket as more than R24bn could have been collected in excise duty or “sin” taxes. This is contained in budget documents tabled in parliament on Wednesday by finance […]

R10bn for Covid-19 vaccine rollout plan

Finance minister Tito Mboweni has allocated R10.3bn to fund a massive vaccination programme to shield the entire population against Covid-19 in the next two years. Mboweni announced this as he tabled the 2021/2022 budget before the National Assembly on Wednesday. The budget documents Mboweni presented to parliament showed that the National Treasury had to reprioritise […]

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