News of yet another fuel price hike hit South Africans this week and social media users were not impressed.
Earlier, Briefly.co.za reported that the petrol price is expected to increase once again in June. This will be the fourth such increase since March.
This is driven by weak economic performance and the new Carbon Tax of 9c/litre. The increase could see motorists paying up to R17 per litre.
We decided to take a look at some of the reactions social media users - including our readers - had to the news.
Bongani Sikhakhane commented: "Keep increasing South Africans are very happy, make it R30 a litre."
Jaco Badenhorst added: "Why does South Africa pay R17 litre but in Botswana you pay R9,56? Botswana gets their fuel from South Africa."
Kennedy Jonasi said: "Zimbabwe is coming to South Africa on a snail's pace."
Se T Hu wrote: "Well thanks to the corruption we are paying a heavy price now."
Mhanilazibaloyi Mhanilazi commented: "This is too much, I blame those who voted ANC."
Dave Tjiane wrote: "Weak? How? If it's not a weak rand , is a crude oil. Today is another story, weak economic. But we fuel our cars almost everyday. I call on the government and ministers swallow your pride and seek advices and ideas from us the youth and the people of the country to make our economy better and stable. 1 person can never better the economy of the whole country."
John Mensha said: "This is why we VOTE, isn't it"
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