Aviation: South African Airways Gets Another Bailout, SAA May Be Privatizing

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Cash-strapped South African Airways has been granted a $347 million bailout in addition to the $1.04 billion that taxpayers have already paid to keep the airline going, and it could be getting funding in the form of a strategic equity partner, Eyewitness News reported. The bailout comes with conditions that the airline cuts costs. SAA is expected to achieve financial […]

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Africa: Ethiopian, Guangdong Airport Sign MoU to Increase Flight Frequency and Launch New Route

Ethiopian Airlines signed Cooperative Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Guangdong Airport Authorities in areas of increasing passenger flight frequency, launching new routes and joint promotion of Ethiopia cargo for additional frequency in Guangzhou . Following the completion of the G20 Summit held in Hangzhou, the 2nd Investing in Africa Forum took place in Guangzhou from September 7 – 8 where […]

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Aviation: Iran’s Mahan Air to start South African flights

Mahan Air is considering entering the African market after it filed an application to begin flights to South Africa The Gulf News has reported. The Iranian airline is seeking a Scheduled Foreign Operator’s Permit (SFOP) from the South African Department of Transport for a planned 2x weekly Tehran Imam Khomeini-Johannesburg O.R. Tambo service. No anticipated launch date has yet been […]

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African: TB Joshua prophesy terrorist attacks in South Africa

By thsepo It is alleged that the Nigerian famous prophet and the founder of the Synagogue Church Of All Nations (SCOAN) Prophet T B Joshua revealed one of the shocking prophecies about South Africa. Known for his accurate predictions and prophecies on the state of nations, Prophet T B Joshua revealed on a live service that South Africa has to […]

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African economy: Africa’s top 4 economies are in trouble

Growth in Africa has outpaced most emerging markets in recent years, but that’s changing fast as a slew of problems beset its leading economies. Cheap oil, political uncertainty and weak banks are all to blame. Here’s what you need to know about sub-Saharan Africa’s big four: South Africa The prospects for Africa’s most advanced economy are not looking good. The […]

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South Africa Named The Worst Country To Raise Your Kids In – Worse Than Somalia

The United Nations Children’s Funds (UNICEF) recently revealed that South Africa is now rated as the worst country in the world to raise your children in. In yet another shocking example of how much South Africa has fallen under Jacob Zuma, it was revealed that 77 of every 100 000 children die at school in South Africa. The highest in […]

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Presidential jets tales in Africa from South Africa to Senegal

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Presidential planes are one of the perks of holding a country’s top post. In Africa, the relationship between some leaders and their aerial fleets can serve as a manual on how power is wielded – and often abused. The US president has “Air Force One” – or more specifically, two customised Boeing 747-200B aircraft fitted with secure communications equipment, a […]

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South Africa to invest R100M in Domestic Tourism

Tourism Minister Derek Hanekom says President Jacob Zuma’s announcement of a R100 million investment to boost local tourism is music to his ears. According to sanews.gov.za, the Minister said this when he participated in a debate of President Jacob Zuma’s State of the Nation Address in the National Assembly, on Tuesday. “Mr President, in your address to the nation on […]

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China outline industrialization blueprint for Africa

China has outlined a comprehensive blue-print aimed at deepening its commitment to supporting infrastructural development and the promotion of industrialisation in Africa. The blue-print, to be implemented in the next three years, will focus on implementing 10 cooperation plans to upgrade China-Africa’s new type of strategic partnership into a comprehensive strategic cooperative partnership. To ensure the successful implementation of 10 […]

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President Jacob Zuma Blames Christianity For South Africa’s Problems

Jacob Zuma is at the centre of a religious storm in South Africa after reportedly blaming the introduction Christianity in the 19th century for the continent’s current problems. Mr Zuma, South Africa’s first Zulu president, told an event in his home province of KwaZulu-Natal that Christianity brought about “orphans” and “old-age homes” thereby destroying Africa’s traditions, according to South Africa’s Times […]

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