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Reduced losses but continued pain for airline industry in 2021 –...

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The International Air Transport Association (IATA) expects net airline industry losses of $47.7 billion in 2021. This is an improvement on the estimated net...

National State of Disaster extended to 15 May

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Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA) Minister, Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, has gazetted the extension of the National State of Disaster on COVID-19 until 15...

Conflict and COVID-19 drive hunger to record levels in Congo

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A record 27.3 million people in Democratic Republic of Congo, or about one-third of its population, are suffering from acute hunger, largely because of...
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Suez Canal suspends traffic as ship stuck like ‘beached whale’

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A container ship blocking the Suez Canal like a “beached whale” created a new setback for global trade on Thursday as officials stopped all...

Companies need to prepare for more political disturbances and violence, analysts...

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A significant increase in the number of riots, demonstrations and vandalism, as terrorism events decline, means civil unrest is now the main political risk...

Airlines face headache over ‘use-by’ date on some jet parts as...

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Airlines with planes idled by the pandemic are cutting costs by delaying some maintenance tasks like changing life vests, testing oxygen bottles and checking...

ISS: Fake COVID-19 vaccines seized in SA just the start for...

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The lucrative market is the latest in a burgeoning counterfeit medicines trade run by organised crime networks. New posters have popped up on the streets...

Ugandan opposition leader Bobi Wine briefly detained while leading protests

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a Uganda’s opposition leader Bobi Wine was briefly detained on Monday as he led an anti-government demonstration in the capital, his latest effort to reject...

Triple C threat facing Mozambique

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Conflict, COVID-19 and climate change are, according to the UN Secretary-General, the triple threat currently faced by South Africa’s eastern neighbour. The conflict component of...

Wildlife protections, especially in Africa, cut sharply during pandemic -IUCN conservation...

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The COVID-19 pandemic is undermining nature conservation efforts, cutting park and anti-poaching patrols in more than half of Africa’s protected sites, the International Union...

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Joint Standing Committee on Defence shows short memory span

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Parliament’s Joint Standing Committee on Defence (JSCD) publicly acknowledged the “exceptional leadership” of outgoing SA National Defence Force (SANDF) Chief General Solly Shoke last...
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