Pay your e-tolls, Mboweni says, in the face of stiff opposition

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Pay your e-tolls, Mboweni says, in the face of stiff opposition

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Government would act with ‘complete ignorance and arrogance’ to hang on to a scheme that has clearly failed, Outa says.

The contentious e-tolls are here to stay, with critics saying the message on the future of the scheme was clear from the positions of Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula last week and Finance Minister Tito Mboweni yesterday. “We need to build a culture of payment, as government services can only be sustainable if all of us that can pay for services, do so,” Mboweni said in his medium-term budget policy statement yesterday. It was, however, what the finance minister told journalists ahead of his speech that gave a strong indication that the Gauteng Freeway Improvement Project was going nowhere. Mboweni, who...



 


 

 

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