Kubayi-Ngubane calls for reasonable tourism packages for locals

27 September 2020, 7:03 PM
The Tourism Department has appealed to the sector to be more reasonably priced to accommodate locals .The Minister  of Tourism, Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane  hosted a World Tourism Day celebration at the Cradle of Humankind in Gauteng on Suday.
Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane
E Cape youths form agricultural projects 7 October 2018, 12:44 PM

Young people from Mbizana in the Eastern Cape have formed an agricultural co-operative project that will serve Ntunjeni and Makewini villages.

Zambia says open to dialogue with miners over tax increases 7 October 2018, 11:55 AM

Zambia's Finance Ministry said on Sunday that it was open to dialogue with mining companies over the government's plans to increase mining taxes.

Nlanhla Nene
Economists divided on Nene’s “apology” 7 October 2018, 6:34 AM

Economists are divided about how the Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene's scandal will impact his credibility.

Zimbabwe puts troubled national airline under administration 6 October 2018, 11:38 AM

Zimbabwe has appointed an independent administrator to run its loss-making national airline to try and revive its fortunes, according to an official notice.

President Cyril Ramaphosa
Presidential Job Committee to focus on implementation: Ramaphosa 6 October 2018, 6:17 AM

President Cyril Ramaphosa says the presidential Job Committee will monitor the initiatives and programmes that stemmed from this year’s Job Summit.

Tembisa youth hub
Job Summit gives hope to the unemployed 5 October 2018, 9:15 PM

The promises made at the Jobs Summit may have ignited hope in the lives of many unemployed young people.

Liquid gold is poured into a mould
Mali expects 2018 industrial gold output to rise 21% 5 October 2018, 7:38 PM

Industrial gold production in Mali, Africa’s third biggest producer, is still expected to rise almost 21 percent to 60 tonnes this year, a government official told Reuters on Friday, despite slightly lower than expected output so far.

MTN receives counterclaim from Nigeria’s central bank – MTN lawyer 5 October 2018, 4:26 PM

MTN has received a counterclaim from Nigeria's central bank to its request for an order to stop the bank forcing it to repatriate $8.1 billion it claims was illegally sent out of the country, the South African telecom’s lawyer said on Friday.

Steinhoff’s Mattress Firm files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy 5 October 2018, 4:05 PM

Steinhoff's United States unit, Mattress Firm, has filed for voluntary Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection to strengthen its balance sheet and support its parent company's debt restructuring, the South African company said on Friday.

Jobs summit not a once off solution to unemployment 5 October 2018, 10:35 AM

Business, labour and government have agreed that the Jobs Summit should not be a once off solution to unemployment. They say they will work together on a number of initiatives to create jobs.

Govt to look into implementing job summit agreements 5 October 2018, 6:10 AM

A co-ordinating and monitoring mechanism is to be established within the Labour Department to follow-up on implementation of the 24-point Framework agreement that was signed at the Jobs Summit in Midrand on Thursday.

Zimbabwe’s budget deficit soars after pre-election splurge 4 October 2018, 9:12 PM

Zimbabwe’s budget deficit swelled to $1.3 billion in the first half of 2018, nearly five times the initial target after government spending spiralled ahead of an election in July, a Treasury document showed on Thursday.

Organised Business commits to curb unemployment rate in SA 4 October 2018, 8:49 PM

Organised Business at the Jobs Summit has committed to help dent the bloated unemployment rate.

Ramaphosa announces plan to reduce sky-high unemployment 4 October 2018, 8:34 PM

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa announced a package of reforms on Thursday which he said would create 275,000 more jobs a year, in a bid to bring down sky-high unemployment and improve his own track record on the economy.

President Cyril Ramaphosa
Role players agree on measures to create additional jobs 4 October 2018, 7:04 PM

President Cyril Ramaphosa has told the Jobs Summit at Midrand, north of Johannesburg that government and business leaders have agreed on a package of measures that will create an additional 275 000 jobs a year.

Ramaphosa admits government will miss NDP target 4 October 2018, 4:32 PM

President Cyril Ramaphosa has admitted that government will miss the National Development Plan target of reducing the country's unemployment rate to around 6% by 2030.

[Watch]Government to improve job creation policies 4 October 2018, 2:44 PM

Government says it hopes that its business and labour partners attending the Jobs Summit in Johannesburg will be able to make tangible commitments to create jobs.

EFF rejects retrenchments as mechanism to cut costs at SABC 4 October 2018, 12:32 PM

The Economic Freedom Fighters(EFF) has challenged government to make the financial guarantee letter available to the SABC to get funding to bring stability.

Job summit flyer
Jobs summit to focus on Job creation and economic growth 4 October 2018, 11:07 AM

President Cyril Ramaphosa will open the much anticipated two-day Jobs Summit in Midrand north of Johannesburg on Thursday afternoon. 

Electricity prices to go up next year April: Nersa 4 October 2018, 10:02 AM

Energy expert, Chris Yelland says people can expect electricity price increases starting the 1st of April next year.

Job agreements take centre stage at Job Summit 4 October 2018, 5:20 AM

Business Unity South Africa (BUSA) says the signing of various proposed job agreements will take centre stage at the two-day Jobs Summit that will kick off on Thursday (04 October-2018) in Johannesburg.

New technologies hampered by investments 3 October 2018, 9:28 PM

Capacity constraints and the availability of capital to invest in new technologies are some of the obstacles impending the African continent from developing and producing its own oil and gas resources.

Gwede Mantashe in Pretoria
Minerals Council of South Africa accepts revised Mining Charter 3 October 2018, 9:12 PM

The revised Mining Charter has widely been accepted by the Minerals Council of South Africa and the sector.

Jobs summit to seek solutions to unemployment 3 October 2018, 8:55 PM

The low economic growth environment coupled with poor investor confidence are translating to weak job creation prospects in the economy

People sitting in a corner of the street
Dept of Labour hopes for sweeping changes for UIF 3 October 2018, 8:25 PM

The Department of Labour says it hopes for sweeping changes for those who draw Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) benefits when the amended act is signed into law.

Goldman forecasts South African economic rebound in 2019 3 October 2018, 5:27 PM

Goldman Sachs expects South Africa’s economy to grow almost 3 percent next year, helped by President Cyril Ramaphosa’s reforms and strong global growth, the bank’s sub-Saharan Africa head told Reuters.

Sassa card and a speed-point
Sassa investigates illegal grant cash payments in Limpopo 3 October 2018, 1:56 PM

Sassa in Limpopo has distanced itself from people who are making social grant cash payments in the villages across the province.

Pikitup logo and a trash bin
Pikitup operating with limited capacity 3 October 2018, 5:45 AM

Johannesburg waste management entity Pikitup is operating with limited capacity because its fleet contract has expired.

Motorists line-up to fill up vehicles ahead of fuel hike 2 October 2018, 9:51 PM

Motorists are lining-up at petrol stations across the country ahead of the midnight fuel price hike. The Energy Department announced fuel price increases of between 99 cents and R1.24 per litre in October.

Durand Naidoo and Thuso Mhlambi speaking to a journalist
KZN duo make maritime history 2 October 2018, 9:38 PM

Transport month kicked off on a good note for two young KwaZulu-Natal entrepreneurs. This after they launched their third oil tanker at Durban's port.