18-Nov-2019 to 07:42

S/Africa's aviation sector in limbo as unions threaten to expand strike

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — South African Airways passengers will have to endure more delays and cancellations after the airline’s workers vowed on Sunday to continue with their work stoppage and expand the industrial action it to include other employees from the aviation sector.

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16-Nov-2019 to 15:18

SA police bust 'child labour' ring

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — South Africa’s crack police, the Hawks, have uncovered an illegally-run Chinese factory in Johannesburg which is believed to have employed children and illegal immigrants from Malawi, the police said on Saturday.

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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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15-Nov-2019 to 12:05

Mozambique introduces new measures to curb illegal migration

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Mozambique's National Migration Service (SENAMI) has announced Friday it was introducing new measures to prevent foreigners overstaying in the country.

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14-Nov-2019 to 15:04

Botswana tourism: Qatar Airways comes to the party

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — As part of efforts to boost the tourism industry, the state-owned Botswana Tourism Organisation (BTO) has revealed that Qatar Airways will next month commence direct flights to the southern African country, APA learnt here Thursday.

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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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