Blockading roads is economic sabotage, transport minister Fikile Mbalula said on Wednesday as four government ministers held a briefing in Midrand on the recent truck protests, in a sign the government is taking instability on SA’s roads seriously ahead of local government elections.

Truck protests and road closures started in Middelburg, the Eastern Cape, at the weekend, with protesters saying there were  too many foreign truck drivers working in SA...

BL Premium

This article is reserved for our subscribers.

A subscription helps you enjoy the best of our business content every day along with benefits such as articles from our international business news partners; ProfileData financial data; and digital access to the Sunday Times and Sunday Times Daily.

Already subscribed? Simply sign in below.



Questions or problems? Email helpdesk@businesslive.co.za or call 0860 52 52 00. Got a subscription voucher? Redeem it now