SAA’s decision to cancel flights will not leave travellers stranded – Brand SA

21 January 2020, 6:51 PM
Acting CEO at Brand South Africa, Thuli Manzini, says SAA's latest decision to cancel local and domestic flights is a well planned decision that will not leave travellers stranded.
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The fifth fuel price hike for this year will take effect at midnight. Petrol and diesel will go up by around 26 cents a litre, paraffin by 22 cents a litre and LP-Gas by 37 cents a kilogram. The Department of Energy says the main reason for this fuel price increase is the weakening of […]

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A closely watched survey of South African manufacturers showed a further decline in business activity in June, pointing to lingering weakness in Africa's most industrialised economy.

Motorists switch off engines to protest fuel hikes 2 July 2018, 10:28 AM

Thousands of South Africans are heeding the call to bring busy roads across the country to a standstill in protest against the latest fuel hikes.

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SA signs free trade agreement 2 July 2018, 6:18 AM

South Africa on Sunday signed the agreement for the establishment of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) on the sidelines of the African Union Heads of State summit in Nouakchott, Mauritania.

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Nhlanhla Nene to release SARS Service Charter 2 July 2018, 6:14 AM

The 2017/2018 tax season will be officially opened on Monday by Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene when he releases the SARS Service Charter.

Motorists to embark on a 10 minutes fuel protest 2 July 2018, 5:56 AM

South Africans have been urged to switch off the engines of their vehicles for 10 minutes on Monday morning between seven and eight o'clock in protest against the escalating fuel price.

EPWP marred by corruption allegations 1 July 2018, 8:37 PM

Government has threatened to close down its Extended Public Works Programme (EPWP) if municipalities continue to defy its recruitment guidelines.

SA’s fuel price hits record highs 1 July 2018, 1:55 PM

Motorists should brace themselves for another fuel price hike on Wednesday, the fifth price hike this year.

SARS brings forward tax returns deadline 1 July 2018, 9:44 AM

The tax filing season for the 2017 - 2018 financial year starts on Sunday and taxpayers have until October the 31 to submit their returns.

KZN youth make their mark in agriculture through sheep farming 30 June 2018, 7:19 PM

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Glencore fails to interdict striking miners 30 June 2018, 11:13 AM

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Contingency plans in place amid Gautrain strike 30 June 2018, 7:14 AM

Gautrain maintenance employees who are members of the National Union of Metalworkers have embarked on strike action.

Sibanye-Stillwater, stakeholders commit to safety pledge 30 June 2018, 6:52 AM

Mining company Sibanye-Stillwater says it believes it has made significant progress to address issues of health and safety in all its operations.

Rand rises but on track for weekly loss, stocks up 29 June 2018, 7:06 PM

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President Cyril Ramaphosa says as South Africa continues to play an integral part in the Southern African Customs Union, unity remains important among member states.

SA tourism industry battles to recover 29 June 2018, 5:26 PM

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Inquiry into SARS adjourned until Monday 29 June 2018, 3:09 PM

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Moyane to testify at SARS inquiry on Friday 29 June 2018, 5:57 AM

Suspended Commissioner at the South African Revenue Service Tom Moyane is on Friday expected to appear before the SARS inquiry despite not having been invited to it.

Lack of economic growth a concern: Nene 28 June 2018, 8:55 PM

Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene says South Africa’s biggest problem is economic growth.

Iberia Airlines selects OR Tambo as a global route 28 June 2018, 6:19 PM

Iberia Airlines has selected OR Tambo International as one of 12 global routes to which the newly unveiled Airbus A330-200, named “Johannesburgo” will fly.

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Moyane to testify at SARS inquiry 28 June 2018, 6:03 PM

Suspended SARS Commissioner Tom Moyane has indicated that he will testify on Friday before the public hearings of the inquiry into the revenue service, taking place in Pretoria. 

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Eskom tables revised offer of 6.2% 28 June 2018, 3:42 PM

Eskom has tabled a revised offer of a 6.2 % increase to unions.

WATCH: Inquiry into governance at SARS 28 June 2018, 11:38 AM

The Commission of Inquiry into Tax Administration and Governance at SARS currently underway. Ms Makungu Mthebule is testifying.

WATCH: Inquiry into governance at SARS 28 June 2018, 11:06 AM

The Commission of Inquiry into Tax Administration and Governance at SARS currently underway.

Eskom wage negotiations expected to resume 28 June 2018, 9:35 AM

The Eskom wage negotiations will resume in Johannesburg on Thursday, after the unions rejected Eskom's latest offer.

Mine bosses must be held accountable for miners’ deaths: NUM 28 June 2018, 6:26 AM

The National Union of Mineworkers wants mine bosses to be held personally responsible for the deaths of mine workers at their mines.