It was a bailout that finance minister Enoch Godongwana said would get national government out of the e-toll equation.

After years of uncertainty about the future of Gauteng’s 201km of e-tolled freeways, the national government has agreed to take over responsibility for 70% of the debt the SA National Roads Agency incurred on those roads, and has allocated an initial R23.7bn to settle debt and pay interest costs...

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