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Mthatha airport downgrade forces flights cancellations for SA Express

25th January 2019 SA Express on Friday announced that it was canceling its flights to Mthatha with immediate effect because the airport there has been downgraded. The Civil Aviation Authority has downgraded the Mthatha airport effective from Friday, 25 January 2019, following a negative audit finding against it. 

Namibia, South Africa sign fisheries MoU

24th January 2019 Namibia and South Africa have signed a fisheries Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), outlining how they will work together in various matters within the fisheries space as the two countries share a common border. The MOU was signed by Minister Senzeni Zokwana, and his Namibian counterpart,... 

Brand SA, Absa host investment seminar at WEF

24th January 2019 Brand South Africa together with Absa Bank on Thursday hosted a South Africa investment seminar at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Switzerland to support and initiate the next phase of the country’s investment drive. The Seminar held on the margins of the 48th annual meeting of the WEF... 

Inner-city redevelopment project gets underway in Johannesburg

24th January 2019 The city of Johannesburg on Thursday launched a programme to rejuvenate the inner-city with a tour of the first three of 84 buildings targeted for development. The project is aimed at providing quality low-cost accommodation for residents to address a housing list backlog exceeding 300 000 units,... 

Sars vows to probe Bosasa tax evasion

24th January 2019 The South African Revenue Service (Sars) on Thursday said it would investigate allegations of tax evasion before the Zondo commission of inquiry into State capture "without fear or favour". In a media statement, the revenue service said it was concerned about the allegations that directors of... 

Comair, Numsa reach wage agreement

24th January 2019 Comair and the National Union of Metalworkers of SA (Numsa) reached a wage settlement on Wednesday, the airliner said. “I am pleased to advise that Comair and Numsa have reached a two-year wage settlement,” said Wrenelle Stander, executive director of Comair’s Airline Division. 

State capture commission will not be collapsed, says Ramaphosa

23rd January 2019 Government will not allow anyone to collapse the commission of inquiry into state capture, President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Wednesday. Addressing a media briefing at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Ramaphosa said revelations at the commission, which has implicated several cabinet... 

South Africa turning things around after 'decade of stagnation and paralysis' – Ramaphosa

23rd January 2019 President Cyril Ramaphosa said that after almost a decade of "economic stagnation and political paralysis", South Africa has begun to turn things around. Speaking at a press conference at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Ramaphosa said: "We have entered a new period of hope and... 

SANDF warns civilians against wearing its uniforms, man nabbed

23rd January 2019 A 20-year-old Western Cape man allegedly seen on national television wearing an item of the uniform of the armed forces of the Republic of South Africa without authorisation has been arrested.  The arrested person was released on a warning and will appear before the Bellville Magistrate Court on... 

Africa's position as the world's hottest oil and gas frontier to be entrenched this year

22nd January 2019 The year ahead will be key for the advancement of new exploration and production development projects from West to East Africa in the hydrocarbons market, entrenching the continent’s position as the word’s hottest oil and gas frontier, the African Energy Chamber (AEC) has said. The year however... 


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