Former president Jacob Zuma was never going to remain the all-powerful and omnipresent political figure that he thought, writes Pieter du Toit.
African airlines allowed foreign ones to “eat their lunch,” says Zuks Ramasia, acting CEO of SAA..
It has been a tough period for airlines in southern Africa and the rest of the continent, acting SAA CEO Zuks Ramasia said on Friday.
Myeni, who again did not appear in court, is now represented by a new lawyer.
The United National Transport Union has called on government to stop taking money from one state-owned company to finance another.
The former chairperson of the national carrier has been granted the opportunity to present herself in court on Tuesday.
SAA has suspended its executive responsible for human resources, but is as yet not disclosing why.
Two South African Airways flight attendants have been arrested in Hong Kong after allegedly smuggling drugs worth R45m into the Chinese territory.
SAA says that the R5.5bn recapitalisation approved by Treasury for the 2019/20 financial year is set to be transferred by September 30.
A proposal for the consolidation of the three state-owned airlines is expected to be submitted to Cabinet next week, a representative of the Department of Public Enterprises told Parliament.
What was meant to be one of Sharmla Chetty's regular business trips to the US turned into a hair-raising experience for her on Sunday night.
Government is open to partnerships with the private sector when it comes to fixing state-owned enterprises and is currently in talks with parties interested in SAA.
SAA has denied that the airline's maintenance division, SAA Technical, uses fake parts when servicing aircraft belonging to Mango Airlines or any other airline.
The former SAA board chair again failed to appear in court in Pretoria in a delinquency case.
Numsa had threatened to strike to break a deadlock with the SAA subsidiary over the alleged non-payment of anniversary bonuses.
Sunday Times reported on Sunday morning that SAA admitted that had been infiltrated by an international crime syndicate which looted hundreds of millions from the airline through dodgy tenders, which may have included the supply of dodgy parts.
If reports of the outcomes of the recent ANC NEC meeting are anything to go by, there seems to be indications that the dying ideological divide might have visited some decision makers in the party, writes Mpumelelo Mkhabela.
There are questions about whether the state-owned airlines can be classified as going concerns.
SAA executives on Wednesday briefed the portfolio committee on public enterprises on progress on addressing governance challenges.
Workers must fight to get shares in the SOEs alongside private sector players and the state in a shareholding system that balances the commercial imperative and general wellbeing of the economy, writes Mpumelelo Mkhabela.
Top South African business leaders called upon to help save ailing state-owned companies are abandoning their posts, frustrated by indecision and political interference.
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