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Mail to and from China will be slow because of flights cancelled due to the corona virus outbreak, the South African Post Office says.
Despite measures to control costs, the Post Office is still expected to incur losses, according to Treasury.
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.
The additional cost to Vodacom and its empowerment structure of not having a reliable postal service for several weeks: R2.5 million.
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.
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?
The Communication Workers Union has agreed to suspend its two-day strike action against the South African Post Office.
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.
The South African Post Office says it is taking on board Public Protector Thuli Madonsela’s damning report on corruption at the parastatal.
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.
Absa, Old Mutual, Eskom and SAA are among the companies looking for new CEOs.
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.
The South African Post Office and trade unions have reached an agreement over salary increases, bringing an end to the strike.
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.
The Mooi River post office has been operating without electricity for over five weeks.
Postal services in South Africa risk being disrupted later this week as a union says nationwide strike action is going ahead.
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.
The Communication Workers Union has called on government to bail out the South African Post Office.
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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R 3 300 000
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