13-Aug-2020 to 13:37

Over 3,000 SAA workers opt for "voluntary severance pay"

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — Uncertain of the future of a revamped South African Airways, over 3,000 SAA workers have decided to take the money offered in a “voluntary severance package” and run to the bank with it, their unions said on Thursday.

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09-Aug-2020 to 16:36

Stranded Rwandans flown home from Belgium

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — The first batch of Rwandan passengers from Europe who were last week barred from boarding a flight out of Belgium have arrived in Kigali, an official source confirmed to APA on Sunday.

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06-Aug-2020 to 08:51

Crackdown leads to influx of Zimbabweans into S/Africa – Officials

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — There has been an influx of undocumented Zimbabweans arriving in the South African border town of Musina since President Emmerson Mnangagwa unleashed the security forces to stop anti-corruption protestors from taking into the neighbouring country’s streets, South African police have said.

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15-Jul-2020 to 11:23

Troubled S/African Airways needs $600m to fly again – Official

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — The South African government will need US$600 million to get the beleaguered South African Airways (SAA) back in the air following the approval of the airline’s restructuring by its creditors, APA learnt on Wednesday.

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14-Jul-2020 to 13:17

Gov’t unhappy with S/African Airways pilots' demands – Ministry

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — The South African government on Tuesday urged 600 pilots of the ailing South African Airways to accept severance packages that the Business Rescue Practitioners (BRS) plan has offered them and other workers before the airline is dismantled to form a new entity.

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09-Jul-2020 to 12:50

Troubled Air Namibia gets court reprieve

APA-Windhoek (Namibia) — Namibia’s embattled national carrier was on Wednesday night given a lifeline after a last-minute order by the High Court suspending the cancellation of the airline’s operating licence over viability challenges.

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26-Jun-2020 to 09:47

No home return for some Ugandans in China

APA-Kampala (Uganda) — Some Ugandans in China who had earlier agreed to be repatriated back to their country will not longer return home, a statement from the country's Foreign Affairs ministry on Friday said.

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