As the shortage of fuel continues to hit Durban and nearby Pietermaritzburg, the SA Petroleum Industry Association (Sapia) has urged the prioritisation of medical staff and all essential workers at petrol stations.

“Affected  doctors and nurses have indicated that they are not able to go to hospitals due to the fuel shortages,” Sapia said in a statement on Thursday. It said some have been refused entry on racial grounds while others were being refused entry because they do not reside in the neighbourhood...

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