Keeping e-tolls ‘will be end of ANC in Gauteng, tripartite alliance’

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Keeping e-tolls ‘will be end of ANC in Gauteng, tripartite alliance’

The sun sets over an e-toll gantry on the N1 highway near Randburg, 16 September 2014. Picture: Michel Bega

A political analyst says the e-toll political hot potato the ANC has been juggling is set to burn the party, as Cosatu and the SACP are against the system.

The e-tolls impasse was before Cabinet which would decide in two weeks’ time what will happen around the Gauteng Freeway Improvement Project, which has been critised by many. That was according to Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula, who said once the decision was made it would be communicated. “We’ll take into consideration some of the suggestions Cabinet mandated us to look at,” Mbalula said. Yesterday’s announcement came three months after President Cyril Ramaphosa ordered a solution be found. Finance Minister Tito Mboweni’s indication in his medium-term budget policy statement (MTBPS) this week that e-tolls were going nowhere was received with widespread...


 


 


 

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