Motorists can expect to pay more than R18 for a litre of petrol from next week.
Higher oil prices and a weaker rand have put upward pressure on fuel prices.
Preliminary figures from Central Energy Fund show the price of both 93 and 95-grade petrol will increase by up to 80 cents.
Diesel is likely to go up by 46 cents, while paraffin users may have to fork out 47 cents more per litre.
Prices at the pumps are now the highest they’ve ever been in South Africa.
In other news – SO SAD: Limpopo woman kidnapped while looking for lift at Sasol garage, gang raped for 19 days & dumped in Mpumalanga
A woman is traumatized after she was kidnapped and repeatedly raped over 19 days. The woman said her horrific ordeal started on 4 July, when she got a lift from three men she met at a filling station in Tzaneen, Limpopo.
She said she thought they would drop her off near her house but they kidnapped her and turned her into a s.e.x slave. The 26-year-old farmworker said she had earlier been shopping at Tzaneen Mall. Learn More