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.
APA-Rabat (Morocco) — The Congolese striker of Moroccan club side Ittihad of Tangier, Mukoko Batezadio was arrested last Sunday at Mohammed V airport, where he was trying to smuggle his daughter out of the kingdom to Rome, Italy.
APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — South African Airways (SAA) has acquired four new Airbus A350-900s aircraft as part of efforts by the award-winning airline to improve its passenger and cargo services, APA learnt on Friday.
APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa's broken asylum system is to blame for leaving thousands of foreign nationals undocumented, resulting in tensions to mount between refugees and local citizens, APA learnt on Thursday.
APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — A day after TV images showed the South African police brutalising African refugees outside one of its offices, the United Nations on Thursday pledged to look into the demands of the protesting asylum seekers who want assistance to leave the country.
APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa’s law enforcement officials should refrain from using brute force against refugees protesting against xenophobic threats in Cape Town, a rights group said on Thursday.
APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — South African police on Wednesday arrested more than 100 foreign nationals and dispersed hundreds others who had defied a court order to leave the area outside the offices of the United Nations High Commissioners Refugees in Cape Town where they have camped for the past month.