Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy Gwede Mantashe has announced a record fuel price increase, with 93 unleaded petrol going up by 95 cents per litre.
Mantashe made the announcement on Thursday night.
The 95 unleaded petrol will increase by 100 cents per litre, pushing the price up to about R17 per litre.
The increase will take effect from 7 April.
The Automobile Association had projected an increase of 73 cents per litre.
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