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South African Airways rescue team to appeal court ruling on layoffs

11 May 2020, 4:33 PM

Administrators trying save South African Airways (SAA) will appeal a court ruling that ordered them to halt a layoff process, one of the administrators Siviwe Dongwana told Reuters.

South African Airways is in business rescue: what it means, and what next

6 December 2019, 8:22 AM

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has taken the decision to put South African Airways, the cash-strapped national flag carrier, into voluntary business rescue. Caroline Southey from the Conversation Africa asked Professor Marius Pretorius to explain how the process works.


South African Airways dropped by leading travel insurer

29 November 2019, 7:08 PM

 One of South Africa’s leading travel insurance firms has stopped covering tickets issued by South African Airways (SAA) against insolvency, leaving the fate of the country’s struggling state-run airline hanging in the balance

South African Airways must be sold-off: DA

27 November 2019, 9:33 AM

Democratic Alliance (DA) MP, Alf Lees has called for South African Airways (SAA) to be sold-off.

200 repatriated South Africans expected to arrive on Sunday from the US

3 May 2020, 9:30 AM

A South African Airways (SAA) flight with 200 South Africans are expected to arrive at the O.R Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg later on Sunday.

45 South Africans to be repatriated from Brazil on Wednesday

5 April 2020, 5:01 PM

About 45 South African citizens are expected to be repatriated from Brazil on Wednesday.

South Africa to repatriate more citizens stranded in foreign countries

4 April 2020, 9:35 AM

The International Relations Department says it’s working on bringing more South Africans, who are stranded in other countries, back home.

Kenya, Ethiopia join expanding list of African states with coronavirus

14 March 2020, 3:05 AM

Kenya, Ethiopia, Sudan, Guinea and Mauritania all confirmed their first cases of the new coronavirus on Friday, giving the disease a foothold in 19 countries on the African continent.

South Africa’s business confidence sinks to 21-year low: Survey

11 March 2020, 4:42 PM

South Africa’s business confidence sank to a 21-year low in the first-quarter, a survey showed on Wednesday, as recovery in the building, manufacturing and retail sectors in the last quarter reversed in the country grappling with its second recession in two years.

South Africa in unfamiliar terrain as national carrier goes into business rescue

19 December 2019, 9:00 AM

South Africa’s national carrier, South African Airways, has been placed in voluntary business rescue. It’s an historic moment as it’s the first business rescue attempt of a state owned entity.



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