Our social development programs are too focused on welfarism and too little on healing the social pain that is overwhelming so many, writes Mamphela Ramphele.
The cash-strapped flag carrier says the loan is needed to keep it operating until the end of the financial year in March.
The two airlines’ franchise agreement is creating a monopoly, some claim, but Airlink’s CEO says such relationships are in place worldwide.
Newly appointed South African Airways CEO Vuyani Jarana has signed his employment contract with the national carrier, the airline has confirmed.
With "everybody" in the dark and rumour-mongering everywhere, it is up to SAA's board to take concrete measures to restore its reputation, says an expert.
SAA says it is testing the market's appetite with its request for R16bn in funding after it terminated BnP Capital's mandate to source funds and to consolidate debt.
Suggestions that there is mistrust at the top levels of South African Airways is an exaggeration of the greatest proportions, says SAA spokesperson Tlali Tlali.
South African Airways could return to profitability within the next four years, but this year up to 700 of its staff could lose their jobs, reports Netwerk24.
SAA has entered into a consultative process with all stakeholders regarding a possible headcount reduction, according to spokesperson Tlali Tlali.
The board of SAA is concerned about media articles hinting at an "about-turn" regarding charges against the airline's suspended CEO Monwabisi Kalawe.
There is no basis to suggest any misrepresentation of qualifications by acting SAA CEO Nico Bezuidenhout or the SAA board, spokesperson Tlali Tlali has told Fin24.
SAA is concerned about what it says are false claims that it pays over the retail or market price for some of the commodities it procures.
Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has expressed concern over allegations that South African Airways was trying to intimidate employees who disclosed information about alleged corruption to her office.
DA calls the reappointment by Cabinet of Myeni as the chair of the ailing airline’s board ‘irrational’.
Parliament's Standing Committee on Finance is concerned about an SAA advert seeking R16bn in funding as well as the airline's possible deregistration in Hong Kong.
SAA has appointed human resources manager Thuli Mpshe as acting chief executive officer and has started a process to recruit a permanent appointment to the post.
SAA has denied reports that acting CEO Nico Bezuidenhout will be replaced by a new acting CEO soon.
Suspended SAA CEO Monwabisi Kalawe's labour court bid to stop his disciplinary hearing has been removed from the court's roll.
Top private investigator Paul O’Sullivan tried to force SAA chairperson Dudu Myeni to resign by inadvertently using fake bank statements.
The board of SAA has resolved to convene a formal disciplinary enquiry to consider complaints against its CEO Monwabisi Kalawe, says spokesperson Tlali Tlali.
The DA has called on SAA to suspend its acting chief executive Nico Bezuidenhout, pending the outcome of an inquiry into his appointment.
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