SA Post Office: don't send mail to China while the Wuhan virus is on the loose

2020-02-03 13:48

Mail to and from China will be slow because of flights cancelled due to the corona virus outbreak, the South African Post Office says.

Post Office will continue making losses – Treasury

2019-02-20 14:35

Despite measures to control costs, the Post Office is still expected to incur losses, according to Treasury.

The SA Post Office is dropping surface mail to most of the rest of Africa – making parcels 76% more expensive

2019-01-29 06:15

Surface mail, the alternative to more expensive air mail, will be available for only four other African countries soon according to new prices for the SA Post Office. That makes for big price increases for sending parcels to Zimbabwe, Namibia, and further north.

Vodacom went to court to be allowed to reach shareholders via SMS, because the Post Office was on strike

2018-07-19 09:58

The additional cost to Vodacom and its empowerment structure of not having a reliable postal service for several weeks: R2.5 million.

Postbank brings government one step closer to state bank

2017-01-31 17:31

The SA Post Office Group will submit an application to have its financial services unit registered as a bank meant to serve government’s development agenda by mid-2017.

Can the Post Office be saved?

2016-11-07 12:00

South Africa’s postal service is in shambles and now it requires a bailout of billions to keep going. Can a desperate gamble to open its own bank save the Post Office?

Union ends brief Post Office strike

2016-05-06 16:37

The Communication Workers Union has agreed to suspend its two-day strike action against the South African Post Office.

Union threatens nationwide Post Office strike

2016-04-28 13:14

Around 90% of workers at the South African Post Office could go on a two-day strike next week, the Communication Workers Union has warned.

Post Office ‘welcomes’ public protector report

2016-02-24 12:47

The South African Post Office says it is taking on board Public Protector Thuli Madonsela’s damning report on corruption at the parastatal.

No petrol, so no post

2015-08-13 22:49

WITH the South African Post Office (Sapo) unable to send out deliveries due to alleged “logistics issues” businesses around KwaZulu-Natal are bearing the brunt.


All the big SA companies that are currently looking for CEOs - including the Post Office and Postbank

2019-08-01 20:50

Absa, Old Mutual, Eskom and SAA are among the companies looking for new CEOs.

We sent chocolate eggs to test courier services and the winner shocked us senseless

2019-02-08 06:31

We used five different from-the-counter parcel services to send identical consignments from Johannesburg to Cape Town. The prices did not differ that much, but the state of our packages were wildly different.

Massive backlog at Post Office

2018-08-21 15:45

Thirty-eight million.

SA Post Office and trade unions reach salary agreement

2018-07-18 20:28

The South African Post Office and trade unions have reached an agreement over salary increases, bringing an end to the strike.

Post Office eyes e-commerce for its future survival

2016-11-29 13:06

The cash-strapped Post Office believes its future survival lies in disrupting itself through e-commerce and turning the country into an international postal network hub.

Row over bill as post office goes weeks without power

2016-07-13 11:30

The Mooi River post office has been operating without electricity for over five weeks.

Post Office strike going ahead, says union

2016-05-04 11:44

Postal services in South Africa risk being disrupted later this week as a union says nationwide strike action is going ahead.

Mixed views on Post Office turnaround hopes

2016-02-25 12:25

Fin24 users have mixed views on whether the SA Post Office’s new chief executive officer will be able to help restore profitability at the embattled parastatal.

Call to bail out the Post Office

2015-10-01 16:48

The Communication Workers Union has called on government to bail out the South African Post Office.

Broke Post Office dishes out golden handshakes

2015-08-03 17:02

Despite the fact that the South African Post Office’s financial affairs have deteriorated over the past few years, the parastatal has dished out quite a few golden handshakes.

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