Search Results for:

  • ,

    MTN To Relaunch Mobile Money Service In South Africa

    MTN will launch a new mobile money service before the end of the quarter says MTN South Africa CEO Godfrey Motsa. Speaking at the 2019 MyBroadBand Conference at Midrand in Johannesburg, Motsa said that there are 17 million people who are unbanked or underbanked in the country – meaning the time was right to re-enter […]

  • ,

    These Are The Worst Hijacking Hotspots In South Africa Right Now

    Vehicle tracking company Tracker has released its latest crime index, highlighting vehicle theft and hijacking trends in South Africa right now. The data is based on statistics from Tracker’s 1.1 million installed vehicle base for the period July to September 2019. The data shows that the majority (58%) of all activations – where Tracker initiated […]

  • ,

    SA On Track For 2nd Investment Conference

    Preparations for the second South African Investment Conference are underway and over 1 000 delegates have already confirmed their attendance ahead of the meeting of investors in Sandton next month. Trudi Makhaya, President Cyril Ramaphosa’s economic advisor, said this on Tuesday when she, alongside Trade and Industry Minister Ebrahim Patel, briefed the media on preparations […]

  • ,

    SAA’s New Acting CEO Started Off As A Flight Attendant

    Zuks Ramasia is the perfect example of what people can achieve when they believe in themselves and pursue their ambitions. Ramasia started her career as a flight attendant at the South African Airways (SAA) about 27 years ago, and now she is the Acting CEO of the airline. “I remember being asked during the interview […]

  • ,

    Municipal Employee Sentenced To House Arrest For Fraudulently Issuing Learners Licences

    An uMngeni municipal employee has been sentenced to three years correctional supervision for fraudulently issuing learner licences at the Howick Licensing Department in KwaZulu-Natal. The Durban Specialised Commercial Crimes Court on Monday handed down the sentence to Thandazile Judith Shelembe, a principal administrative clerk. She was also fined R9 000 or 12 months imprisonment. In a […]

  • ,

    South African Airways Revises Flight Schedule

    South African Airways (SAA) may operate an amended flight schedule following a decision to recall some of its aircraft to undertake compliance verification, in line with the South African Civil Aviation Authority (SACAA) requirements. “The decision to recall the aircraft follows an oversight inspection conducted by SACAA at SAA’s maintenance subsidiary, South African Airways Technical […]

  • ,

    Eskom Takes Deloitte To Court Alleging Improper Contracts

    Eskom is seeking to recover ill-gotten funds from Deloitte Consulting. “Eskom has issued court papers and filed an affidavit against Deloitte Consulting for the setting aside of awards of contracts and recovery of funds amounting to R207 million relating to improperly-awarded work during 2016,” said the power utility on Monday. The affidavit further calls for […]

  • ,

    DP Mabuza To Update Parliament On Free Trade Agreement

    Deputy President David Mabuza will on 22 October 2019 update Members of Parliament on the progress achieved in the implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA). The AfCFTA is aimed at creating a platform for market integration and intra-Africa trade and sustainable economic growth. The AfCFTA, which has been signed and ratified by […]

  • ,

    South Africa: President to Attend Russia-Africa Summit

    President Cyril Ramaphosa will this week lead the South African delegation to the first Russia-Africa Summit taking place in Sochi, in Russia.  The forum, which will take place on Wednesday and Thursday, will focus on key areas of cooperation between Russia and African countries.  “The summit is expected to deepen friendly relations between the Russian […]