Electronic Tolls in South Africa: Economic Apartheid?

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    I heard a beep as I was driving the rental car south on highway R21 from Oliver Reginald Tambo International Airport — which serves the greater Johannesburg metropolitan area — to get to the East Rand Mall south of the airport just northwest of Boksburg so that I can exchange currency. Did I pass one of those gantries which recorded a toll electronically from the transponder adhered to the inside of the windshield of the car? I had no idea — but all I knew is that I was disappointed to find during my research before my trip to South Africa that not only were many of the highways toll roads; but many of the toll roads in Gauteng province are electronic with no other option to pay. This is a statement which was attributed to Zwelinzima Vavi — who is... The post Electronic Tolls in South Africa: Economic Apartheid? appeared first on The Gate.

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