With only 14 of the 70 scheduled cruise departures completed in the current South African cruise season, MSC Cruises has announced the success of the season with strong demand still being experienced for cruises between December 2013 and the end of the season in April 2014.
13 Dec 2013 09:45
The Opposition to Urban Tolling Alliance (Outa) said the South African National Roads Agency Limited (Sanral) had "fabricated" the number of e-tags in circulation for Gauteng's tolling programme adding that the agency will probably fall short of its revenue requirements.
By Nicky Smith 13 Dec 2013 06:58
Large numbers of staff at Johannesburg and Eastern Cape airports will be deployed around the clock to ensure that mourners can get to Qunu land before Nelson Mandela's funeral.
12 Dec 2013 06:08
Sub-Saharan Africa is becoming an increasingly attractive investment frontier. With several of the fastest growing economies located in sub-Saharan Africa, companies from around the world are looking to enter the region in order to escape aggressive competition in their home markets and improve sales.
By James Milne, Sarah O'Carroll and Craig Parker 11 Dec 2013 11:34
Passenger numbers on the Gautrain rose almost 10% in the first week of tolling on some of Gauteng's highways, as many commuters chose to leave their cars at home and use public transport instead. Tolling on Gauteng's highways began on Tuesday last week.
By Nicky Smith 10 Dec 2013 05:38
The volume of goods transported by land increased by 4.1% in October compared with the same period last year. However, income for the transport companies increased by 9.2% over the same period.
10 Dec 2013 05:20
The Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (PRASA) has commissioned the South African arm of global engineering company Siemens to implement new world-class rail signalling systems and track upgrades on the Johannesburg and Pretoria rail passenger networks.
9 Dec 2013 12:40
SMEs need to avoid festive season delivery bottlenecks and this is particularly relevant given the escalating volumes of deliveries for online fulfilment as an increasing number of companies sell their products online.
By Shane de Beer 9 Dec 2013 09:21
Credit ratings agency Moody's has confirmed the South African National Roads Agency Limited's (Sanral) issuer ratings of Baa3/P-3 (global scale‚ local and foreign currency) and of A3.za (South African national scale) as well as the short-term issuer rating of P-2.za was affirmed. At the same time‚ Moody´s assigned a negative outlook.
9 Dec 2013 07:48
British Airways will increase its services from London to Cape Town by three flights a week from May 2014, offering 657 additional seats a week, expanding total capacity to over 12,000 seats.
6 Dec 2013 13:15
A great man has passed away and we all mourn the loss of Madiba, but while we mourn, let us also celebrate the life and the achievements of one of history's greatest statesmen, and certainly South Africa's and Africa's greatest. (video)
6 Dec 2013 05:06
There is no doubt that the decision by South African Airways (SAA) to cut the Buenos Aires-Johannesburg flights from 2014 will have a detrimental knock-on effect throughout Africa, says Danny Bryer,of the Protea Hospitality Group.
4 Dec 2013 13:25
Without a digital communication central nervous system logistics management suppliers are operating in the dark.
By Andrew Ridl 4 Dec 2013 10:10
WINDHOEK - Experts carried out DNA tests on Monday (2 December) in an effort to speedily identify the 33 people who were on a Mozambique Airlines plane that crashed in Namibia killing all on board.
4 Dec 2013 09:04
Transport Minister Dipuo Peters is on public protector Thuli Madonsela's radar for alleged improper conduct involving a tussle over R500m in traffic fines and licence renewal fees.
By Sipho Masombuka 3 Dec 2013 09:33
Clerics in Gauteng said on Monday, 2 December, that they refuse to purchase e-tags or pay tolls for improvements to Gauteng freeways and they have called on their congregations and all Gauteng residents to do the same.
By Khulekani Magubane 3 Dec 2013 09:15
Safair has announced the conclusion of its broad-based black economic empowerment (B-BBEE) transaction, making it the largest aviation employee share scheme in South Africa. The employee share ownership plan (ESOP), NdizaSafair Employee Trust, will empower Safair's staff to participate in the ownership of the airline.
2 Dec 2013 11:43
Following the protracted court battle over e-tolling in Gauteng, the government, through its agency SANRAL, intends to have the toll gantries in the province operational within weeks.
By John Roberts 2 Dec 2013 11:30
The Department of Health has rubbished reports that several health facilities have run out of anti-retrovirals (ARVs) or have allowed stocks to diminish.
2 Dec 2013 06:20
More than 70% of the 24 trucks tested in Pietermaritzburg on Friday, 22 November 2013 were deemed unroadworthy and were suspended. What does that say about the safety of heavy vehicles on South African roads?
28 Nov 2013 13:27
Avis Southern Africa has acknowledged the positive impact of tolls in Gauteng and says it will continue to support upgrades to roads around the country. .
28 Nov 2013 10:58
The City of Cape Town is expected to return to the Western Cape High Court on Thursday (28 November) to resolve an ongoing dispute over the proposed N1/N2 Winelands Toll Highway Project.
28 Nov 2013 10:41
The Bombela Concession Company has been ordered to fix the ingress of water into parts of the Gautrain's tunnel in Johannesburg.
28 Nov 2013 10:25
The SA National Roads Agency Limited (Sanral) is continuing to mislead the public about e-tags and e-tolling, the Opposition to Urban Tolling Alliance (Outa) said on Tuesday, 26 November.
27 Nov 2013 10:13
Many African countries are farming countries, where agriculture is both a major component of gross domestic product growth as well as local employment and food supply.
By Shaun Harris 26 Nov 2013 07:03
A total of 17 faulty trucks were taken off the road in Pietermaritzburg on Sunday according to the the KwaZulu-Natal transport department.
25 Nov 2013 11:00
Hammerglass SA was launched at the second Annual African Railway Summit on 5 and 6 November, 2013, at the Radisson Gautrain Hotel, Joburg.
25 Nov 2013 10:52
Motorists are expected to pay within seven days of receiving e-toll bills or they would be handed over to debt collectors, Sanral chief executive Nazir Alli said on Sunday (24 November).
25 Nov 2013 08:14
Logistics companies Agility, Maersk, TNT Express, and UPS are offering vital warehousing, transport, and logistics support in the current emergency in the Central Philippines.
22 Nov 2013 16:00
Super Group (SPG) said that for the six months to December‚ it expects to report an increase in consolidated net profit after taxation of between 17% and 25%.
22 Nov 2013 09:49
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