Those were the days. This is a June 1977 cash slip for petrol - 48,7 litres of petrol cost R12.38. It’s now June 2018 and you can’t get one litre at that price today. I put in 40.30 litres of 95 two days ago in Bloemfontein and it cost R650.05 at R16.13 a litre. Eieeesh! Now think of this in terms of a truck filling up its 600 litre tank with diesel at today’s price. It’s become scary!
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Expect another fuel price hike in July

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“You shouldn’t let your current situation determine your future.” So says Amanda Ngqoleka who, at one stage, found it difficult to believe in herself and yet today, with the help of the Engen Graduate Development Programme, is a graduate of the University of KwaZulu-Natal where she achieved a BSc Chemistry and Chemical Technology degree. Way to go Amanda! May others follow your example. And well done to Engen on this great initiative.
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