E-toll contract legal, says minister

The process to procure a company responsible for e-tolls was above board and Sanral complied with all the requisite legislation, say. In a written responses to parliamentary questions by the Freedom Front Plus’s advocate Anton de Waal Alberts as well as the DA’s Gordon Mackay, she added that the South[…]

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SA in trouble if e-toll debt isn’t paid: Sanral

South Africa would be in ‘serious trouble’ if the existing e-tolling debt was not settled, SA National Roads Agency Limited (Sanral) told the e-toll review panel in Pretoria on Wednesday. “There is no new money,” said Sanral CEO Nazir Alli. Alli said that currently the agency had no funds to[…]

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Peters threatens to dump e-toll panel

Transport Minister Dipuo Peters on Tuesday said she and her team would withdraw from the e-tolls review panel proceedings if they were “taken on”. Posing questions to Peters and the transport department, a legal expert on the panel said he would reserve some of his questions for SA National Roads[…]

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Give e-toll review a chance: Cosatu

Transport Minister Dipuo Peters must give Gauteng’s e-tolls review panel a chance, the Congress of SA Trade Unions (Cosatu) in Gauteng said on Tuesday. “We call… upon the minister of transport to afford an opportunity to the review panel to undertake its task and also for her to respect such[…]

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No e-tolls in CTown: Cape Chamber

The Cape Chamber of Commerce and Industry on Tuesday welcomed the announcement by Sanral that there will be no e-tolling in Cape Town, and said it was opposed to any form of toll roads within the city limits. “We are also concerned that, if the N1 and N2 tolls roads[…]

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No e-tolls for Cape Town: Sanral

Cape Town will not have tolled freeways like Gauteng, the SA National Roads Agency Limited (Sanral) said on Sunday. “Firstly, whereas in Gauteng we went out to borrow money in order to build the road, with Cape Town we will be appointing a concessionaire on a Build, Operate and Transfer[…]

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DA to push for e-toll review

E-tolling and its effects since implementation should be reviewed in Parliament, DA parliamentary leader Mmusi Maimane said on Monday. The Democratic Alliance would ask the transport portfolio committee to do the review over the coming days, Maimane told reporters in Johannesburg. “We contend because e-tolls were introduced by enabling legislation[…]

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