South Africa

Table Mountain cableway closes for annual maintenance

Table Mountain Cableway has announced it will be closed from Monday 28 July to Sunday 10 August for scheduled annual maintenance.


SA visa regulations may create 'new black market'

2014-07-21 09:53

New visa regulations have introduced a number of financial pros and cons, for SA's economy, travellers, airlines and criminals alike.

Another injured SAA passenger discharged

2014-07-18 08:45

Nineteen of 20 people injured when an SAA flight from Johannesburg to Hong Kong hit severe turbulence have been discharged from hospital, the airline said.

6 key points of the National Household Travel Survey

2014-07-17 12:51

This survey could explain why most people look grumpy and annoyed during your morning or evening commute - detailed according to bus, car, taxi, train and even walking.


SANParks opens bookings for winter 2015

2014-07-17 11:16

SANParks has announced that it will be opening holiday bookings for various parks under its management for the June and July 2015 period.

SAA flight to Hong Kong the 'worst flight ever'

2014-07-16 10:17

A reader has shared an instagram pic of damage caused by the severe turbulence experienced during an SAA flight en route to Hong Kong.

SA tourism in danger of reaching a plateau: Hanekom

2014-07-17 09:53

Bold new initiatives are needed to further grow the number of visitors to South Africa, Tourism Minister Derek Hanekom has said.

'I watched a baby fly out of its bassinet as plane dropped like a stone'

2014-07-16 17:03

A passenger on board flight SA 286 says he has never been as scared as he was during the sudden turbulence that hit Flight SA 286.

Baby on board turbulence-hit SAA flight

2014-07-16 12:26

South African Airways has said all passengers injured during the turbulence on board flight SA286 have received the necessary medical attention.

Passengers seriously injured as SAA flight hits severe turbulence

2014-07-16 08:50

Twenty-five people were injured when a passenger jet from South Africa to Hong Kong hit turbulence, with two men seriously hurt and hospitalised.

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