The South African conundrum – and why glass is still half full

2016-04-29 08:43

An analyst traces how South Africa got to where it is today and where Zumafication will take it to, in a thesis with a surprisingly optimistic conclusion.

Maynard: Stats show how Visa blunder cost SA – and the sensational rebound

2016-03-24 09:39

For reasons best known to Home Affairs Minister, five months after his appointment he effected a drastic change to Visa regulations that soon impacted tourism numbers.

SAA may turn profit in 2017/18 - report

2016-03-14 21:00

South Africa’s serial loss-making national carrier may report a R177m profit before interest in tax in the 2017-’18 financial year.

SAA's Dudu Myeni heading for a crash landing?

2016-02-29 06:00

It is likely that SAA chairperson Dudu Myeni will lose her job as Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan aims to fix the embattled state airline, says economist Dawie Roodt.

Who would want to buy SAA, Eskom?

2016-02-28 14:21

Common sense seems to indicate that no one could really be interested in buying heavily indebted parastatals like SAA or Eskom, says economist JP Landman.

Gordhan asks for 2nd extension on SAA financial reports

2016-02-16 19:55

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan has requested a second extension to enable South African Airways to table its annual report and annual financial statement.

SAA introduces Abuja as second gateway in Nigeria

2016-01-29 17:30

South African Airways has launched flights to Abuja as a second gateway in Nigeria.

SAA cancels flights to US due to 'Winter Storm Jonas'

2016-01-22 19:07

SA Airways has cancelled all inbound and outbound flights to and from Washington DC and New York due to a major winter storm, it announced.

Gordhan: SAA will remain open for business

2016-01-20 18:31

South African Airways is open for business and will remain so, says Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan.

Outa takes fight beyond e-tolls to nuclear, SAA

2016-01-18 07:23

The group that has stood up against e-tolls is widening its scope to challenge poor governance, maladministration and corruption around South Africa.


Room for 25% equity partner in SAA merger - Brown

2016-04-06 11:48

Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown says she is in favour of a merger between SAA and SA Express, but the question is how it should happen.

Can Mr Fix-it curb state spending?

2016-03-18 06:30

Treasury’s chief procurement officer, Kenneth Brown, has had his work cut out since his appointment in 2013. Can he help battle the kleptocracy some believe South Africa is becoming?

How world sees SA: Why London investors liked Gordhan – and distrust Zuma

2016-03-14 12:50

This brilliant contribution by City insider provides some insight into the way London sees Nenegate and the visit by a Pravin Gordhan-led Team SA.

Is SAA's Myeni facing Gordhan's axe?

2016-02-28 14:57

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan is reported to have informed President Jacob Zuma of his intention to remove SAA chairperson Dudu Myeni from the airline's board.

Gordhan calls for SAA, SA Express to merge, find equity partners

2016-02-24 14:23

Government has proposed merging South African Airways with SA Express and partnering the new entity with a minority equity partner.

Mbete's lawyer involved in SAA debacle - report

2016-02-10 07:08

National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete's lawyer Lindi Nkosi-Thomas, who fumbled through her submissions in the Nkandla matter in the Constitutional Court, was previously accused of doctoring a legal opinion while she was an SAA board member.

Zuma’s muddled foreign policy

2016-01-29 06:30

While some of South Africa’s strategies under the current administration have proved successful, these have been marred by diplomacy blunders.

Was Nene fired for saying no to Bashir?

2016-01-22 08:46

Axed finance minister Nhlanhla Nene prevented SAA's plans to open an unprofitable route to Sudan to show support for Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, it has been reported.

We are investigating SAA, not Myeni - Hawks boss

2016-01-20 07:29

Hawks boss Lieutenant-General Berning Ntlemeza says SAA chairperson Dudu Myeni is not being investigated by the Hawks, but is assisting in their investigation into the airline.

More News24 users come forward with tales of thievery on SAA flights

2016-01-15 15:11

While SAA says it is aware of three recent incidents of in-flight theft, 11 more people have told News24 of falling victim to pilferers on the airline.

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