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.
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Sars ignored legal opinion on Pillay suspension 27 September 2018, 3:37 PM

Employment Relations Executive Luther Lebelo and suspended South African Revenue Service (Sars) Commissioner Tom Moyane ignored legal opinion which advised that they needed to give former SARS Deputy Commissioner, Ivan Pillay , a hearing before taking a decision to suspend him.

H&M’s profit dives again as logistics issues take toll 27 September 2018, 10:37 AM

Fashion retailer H&M reported a bigger than expected 20% fall in quarterly profit as a new logistics system suffered teething troubles and inventories of unsold stock grew.

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WATCH: Mantashe brief media on gazetting of Mining Charter 27 September 2018, 10:24 AM

Minister of Mineral Resources, Gwede Mantashe, is briefing members of the media on the gazetting of the Mining Charter, 2018.

Half of SA’s stimulus plan to come from spending shift 27 September 2018, 8:20 AM

Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene says South Africa's shifting budget priorities will provide roughly half of the R50 billion in stimulus spending it plans to make by the end of its fiscal year in March.

Ramaphosa calls for fair trade and economic practices 27 September 2018, 5:17 AM

President Cyril Ramaphosa says his drive to drum up support for South Africa's ailing economy has been warmly received by big business.

South Africa charm offensive targets U.S. investors   26 September 2018, 10:22 PM

South Africa is being re-positioned and re-packaged to attract foreign investment. That is the message that President Cyril Ramaphosa took to the business in New York.

Does OPEC set high oil prices? 26 September 2018, 9:39 PM

OPEC, the powerful Vienna-based oil producing cartel, stands accused by US President Donald Trump of inflating crude prices and hurting consumers.

Fuel theft on the increase 26 September 2018, 9:12 PM

High fuel prices have presented a myriad of problems for filling station owners.

Old Mutual shareholders to get $3.5 bln from Nedbank spin-off 26 September 2018, 6:13 PM

South Africa’s Old Mutual Ltd said on Wednesday its shareholders would get 50 billion rand ($3.5 billion) from the spin-off of a majority stake in Nedbank and dividends.

World Bank approves first loans to Somalia in 30 years 26 September 2018, 5:35 PM

The World Bank has approved $80 million in loans to Somalia to fund public finance reforms, marking the first disbursement to the government of the conflict-ridden country in 30 years, the bank said.

“Very small” S.A stimulus to have little impact: Moody’s 26 September 2018, 5:02 PM

The tiny size of South Africa’s stimulus programme means it is unlikely to have much of an impact, with fiscal constraints preventing the government from pumping in much new money, Moody’s lead analyst for the country said on Wednesday.

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Eskom warns N Cape municipalities about more power cuts 26 September 2018, 4:32 PM

Eskom has warned that municipalities in the Northern Cape will face more power cuts in the future if they default on payments to the power utility.

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SARS spent R3 million on investigating a manager 26 September 2018, 2:31 PM

It has emerged that SARS spend R3 million on a bogus investigation against a SARS senior manager.

‘Formal job sector declined in second quarter of 2018’ 26 September 2018, 1:28 PM

Statistics South Africa says jobs in the formal sector declined by 69-thousand during the second quarter of this year.

Visa regulations ‘confusing’: Tourism Business Council 26 September 2018, 10:46 AM

The Tourism Business Council says some of the visa regulations that Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba relaxed are confusing.

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Collins Chabane Municipality problems resolved 26 September 2018, 10:03 AM

The workers’ problem at the Collins Chabane Municipality in Malamulele, Limpopo, has now been resolved.

WATCH: SARS Commission of Inquiry resumes in Pretoria 26 September 2018, 9:34 AM

The Commission of Inquiry into tax administration and governance at the revenue collector will resume again this morning.

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SA’s stimulus plan unlikely to boost growth significantly: Fitch 26 September 2018, 5:42 AM

Credit ratings agency, Fitch, says President Cyril Ramaphosa's multi-billion dollar plan to turn the economy around will not do enough to lift the country's sluggish economic growth rate.

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SA’s stimulus plan unlikely to boost growth significantly: Fitch 25 September 2018, 7:00 PM

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa’s multi-billion dollar plan to turnaround the economy will do little to lift the country’s sluggish economic growth rate, ratings agency Fitch said on Tuesday.

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SABC executives mum on retrenchment plan 25 September 2018, 5:00 PM

SABC executives have not fully disclosed how many employees will be retrenched during their appearance before Parliament's Communications Portfolio Committee on Tuesday

Organisation assisting illegal miners to get permits 25 September 2018, 3:02 PM

The Northern Cape Artisanal Small Scale Miners organisation, is assisting illegal diamond miners in the Namaqualand region to obtain mining permits.

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Employee cost is the biggest cost driver: SABC 25 September 2018, 2:00 PM

The SABC says employee cost is still the biggest cost driver at 42% of the total revenue. The Public Broadcaster is briefing the Parliament's Communications committee on its turnaround strategy.

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Unpaid TV licences partly blamed for SABC’s financial woes 25 September 2018, 11:00 AM

Deputy Minister of Communications, Pinky Kekana, says unpaid TV licences is partly to blame for the SABC's financial woes. The SABC Board is appearing before the Portfolio Committee on Communications to present their turnaround strategy.

WATCH: SARS Commission of Inquiry 25 September 2018, 9:42 AM

The SARS Commission of Inquiry has started in Pretoria.

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Tourist rate not only dependent on visa amendments: Analyst 25 September 2018, 8:35 AM

Tourism Lecturer at the Tshwane University of Technology, Unathi Sonwabile Henama, has welcomed with caution the expected announcements on South Africa's visa regulations.

SARS Commission of Inquiry resumes 25 September 2018, 5:50 AM

The South African Revenue Service (SARS) Commission of Inquiry will resume on Tuesday morning in Pretoria.

US CEO sentiment dips on trade angst 24 September 2018, 6:29 PM

Although CEOs for large US companies remain broadly confident on the economy, corporate sentiment took another hit in the third quarter, according to a survey released Monday.

SA officials seek ways to revive tourism 24 September 2018, 3:35 PM

Growing the tourism bouquet is vital for tourism officials. They're trying to stave of negativity after the release of crime statistics in South Africa.

Xolobeni mining will contribute to EC economic growth: MEC 24 September 2018, 11:17 AM

Eastern Cape Tourism and Environmental Affairs MEC Oscar Mabuyane say mining the sand dunes at the Wild Coast of Xolobeni in Mbizana is the way to go to change the lives of poor people in the area.

Mantashe speaks implementation of proposed titanium mining at Xolobeni 24 September 2018, 10:40 AM

Mineral Resources Minister, Gwede Mantashe believes that it's high time a decision be made whether or not to implement proposed titanium mining at Xolobeni wild coast sand dunes in Mbizana in the Eastern Cape.