AFRIQUE DU SUD | SOUTH AFRICA

15-Nov-2019 to 13:37

S/Africa Airways extends flight cancellations to Monday

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — South Africa’s troubled national carrier on Friday extended the suspension of domestic and regional flights by two more days as a strike by thousands of its employees crippled operations.

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14-Nov-2019 to 14:18

S/African Airways strike: Political vultures jump on

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — The ongoing problems at South Africa’s troubled national carrier have become more than just the plight of the more than 1,000 employees facing retrenchments – it has provided a healthy dose of fodder for opposition players seeking to gain cheap political capital.

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14-Nov-2019 to 13:39

Strike grounds S/African Airways’ flights

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — Workers for South African Airways (SAA) embarked on a strike on Thursday, forcing the cash-strapped flag carrier to cancel nearly all of its domestic, regional and international flights scheduled for Friday and Saturday.

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13-Nov-2019 to 14:30

S/Sudan's elusive peace headlines Entebbe talks

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African Deputy President David Mabuza has traveled to Uganda to meet President Yoweri Museveni as part of their regional consultations on how to forge South Sudan’s elusive peace, the presidency said in Pretoria on Wednesday.

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13-Nov-2019 to 09:43

FMD scare: Mozambique bans SA meat imports

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The Mozambican Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security (MASA) has slapped a blanket ban on the entry of cattle, goats, sheep and swine from South Africa as of Wednesday.

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12-Nov-2019 to 13:15

S/African Airways using ‘scare tactics’ to stop workers demanding wages – Unions

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — Workers’ unions for the cash-strapped South African Airways on Tuesday dismissed the flag carrier’s intention to fire 1,000 staffers from its payroll as “a veiled threat” to stop them from making demands for a better wage package.

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12-Nov-2019 to 12:06

Pretoria welcomes S/Sudan’s peace initiatives

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Sudan’s recent effort to implement its Revitalised Agreement on the Resolution of Conflict (RARC) in that country was a welcome move, South African Deputy President David Mabuza said on Tuesday.

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