New road taxes and 6 other changes that every South African motorist should know

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The Department of Transport plans to introduce a number of regulatory changes in an effort to cut down on South Africa’s greenhouse gas emissions.

Speaking at the Motorex conference in Sun City minister of Transport, Blade Nzimande, said that the transport sector is the most rapidly growing source of Greenhouse Gas Emissions (GHG) in the country, and the second most significant source of GHG emissions overall.

“This is partly attributed to the high-energy intensity in the sector, which relies on imported fossil-based oil, and locally-produced synthetic fuels,” he said.

“The transport sector accounts for 10.8% of greenhouse gas emissions in South Africa, with road transport responsible for 91.2%.


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Appointment of Minara Board of Directors and Executives

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23 April 2019




As Salaamu Alaikum (Peace and Greetings)


The Minara Chamber of Commerce held its Annual General Meeting and Elections recently on 17th April 2019 and are proud to announce the new board of Directors.


  1. Asgar Mahomed
  2. Ashraf Essop
  3. Aslam Ismail
  4. Dawood Lockhat
  5. Ebrahim Patel                         
  6. Ebrahim Vawda                     
  7. Fawzia Peer (Deputy Mayor)             
  8. Naseem Kathrada
  9. Nazareen Ebrahim
  10. Razak Jooma                            
  11. Solly Suleman
  12. Zain Mitha


Phone lines out of order

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Kindly note the Minara phone lines are out of order, you may contact us via email : This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Durban - Head office

Tel: 0312081898 /031811 1898(Neotel)


Address: 32 West Riding Row, GMH Centre, Office: 4, Sherwood

Gauteng – Branch

Tel: 011656 0466


Address: 6 Western Service Road, Wendywood, Sandton

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