Cape Town
Africa

United Airlines to launch Newark-Cape Town connection in December

United Airlines will launch a non-stop route between the United States and South Africa in December, with plans for a flight between Newark Liberty International Airport in New Jersey and Cape Town. Conveniently located right outside of Manhattan and ranked the sixth busiest international airport in the US, Newark International Airport provides fast and simplified access to the cultural and […]

Hilton
Africa

Hilton Tangier Al Houara Resort & Spa opens in Morocco

Hilton Tangier Al Houara Resort & Spa has opened its doors, marking the company’s third property in Morocco. With its upscale accommodations, beachfront location and range of leisure facilities, the resort is designed as an oasis for relaxation and rejuvenation. The 304-room Hilton Tangier Al Houara Resort & Spa is located within a protected national park, offering direct access to […]

market
Africa

South Africa companies tap into Brazilian market

The Western Cape’s emerging export companies have identified possible business opportunities in Brazil and the Southern Common Market (Mercosur) which can be explored to grow their businesses. The two businesses – Bayside Marine and Lantern Engineering which boast 100% black ownership- are showcasing their products and services at the Latin American Defence and Security Exhibition (LAAD) underway Rio de Janeiro, […]

police
Africa

South Africa Police probe source of attacks on foreign nationals

International Relations Minister Lindiwe Sisulu has told the international community that South Africa’s arms were open to any person who wished to reside in the country. Sisulu made the declaration following a meeting with Ambassadors from across the continent to discuss last week’s attacks on foreign nationals in Durban. Addressing the media on Monday, Sisulu said police had requested additional […]

AU
Africa

Morocco, UN, AU urged to fast-track Western Sahara referendum

Western Sahara President Brahim Ghali has urged the African Union, the United Nations and Morocco to fast-track the long delayed referendum on the self-determination of the Arab nation. Until then, he said, the continent will not realise freedom.  Addressing delegates on the second day of the SADC Solidarity Conference in Pretoria, Ghali said the conference was a message to demand the […]

Uganda
Africa

Uganda travel and trafficking

Sub-Saharan Africa has enormous tourism potential: leopards lounging in acacia trees, elephant herds drifting across vast savannah plains, gorillas and chimps rioting in deep forests, the earliest traces of human beings and their works. But according to the World Bank, the region receives a mere 3% of global tourism arrivals. What scares tourists off may have something to do with […]

africa asia
Africa

Africa-Asia partner to improve healthcare

If Africa and Asia are to reap the benefits of having a youthful population and improve their economies, they must improve healthcare for women, adolescents and youth. By doing so, Dr Tshepo Motsepe said the two continents will be able to improve their economies, create jobs and enjoy benefits for all. Dr Motsepe, who is a medical doctor by profession […]

Africa

African Tourism Board plans impressive launch in Capetown at WTM

The African Tourism Board (ATB) is planning for an impressive launch event during World Travel Market (WTM) in Cape Town, South Africa. On April 11, 2019 from 1530-1730 hours, an international team of experts will conduct an informative and enlightening meeting of African Tourism Board members. Ministers of Tourism and leaders of the African and international travel and tourism sector, along with exhibitors […]

South Africa
Africa

Green economy to grow South Africa economy

South Africans must look at waste from an economic perspective as the green economy of the waste sector has the potential to create jobs and empower Small, Medium and Micro-sized Enterprises (SMMEs), says President Cyril Ramaphosa. “This is a sector that has the potential to create 69 000 new jobs and empower more SMMEs and cooperatives. The chemicals industry, valued […]

market
Africa

Making South Africa clean and green

Government leaders from all three spheres of government, including Ministers, Deputy Ministers, Premiers, MECs and senior government officials, will today embark on various clean-up campaigns as part of the Good Green Deeds programme. This ground-breaking national initiative that seeks to change people’s attitudes and behaviours towards responsible management of waste will be officially launched by President Cyril Ramaphosa in Mdantsane […]