There is a high chance that South Africans will be paying R20 per litre of petrol by Christmas, according to experts. This news has received mixed reactions from Mzansi, with some blaming the ANC and others wondering where the funds will end up.
Experts believe that South Africans have a high chance of paying R20 for a litre of petrol before the end of 2019.
International oil prices, a weak Rand and even carbon tax all stand to push the price of fuel even higher than before and Mzansi was far from pleased with the news.
A higher petrol price, even just by a few cents, impacts the lives of every South African, regardless of if they own a car or not.
A massive portion of goods and even services that citizens use on a daily basis take a knock when the cost of transporting items rises. Even something as simple as a loaf of bread can cost locals more with the rising price of fuel.
Some people took to social media to voice their concern, blaming the ruling party for the looming price hike and the subsequent increase in the cost of living.
A few went as far as to say this was one of the main reasons they were voting the ruling party out of Parliament in next week's election.
Others were less shocked by the news, saying that this was something that they have become immune to and people should accept it as a part of life in South Africa.
Here are a few of the reactions to the news on social media:
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