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Cape Town targets new air routes to lift South African tourism

31 May 2019

CAPE TOWN Cape Town plans to add routes to Australia and South America after last month reaching a deal with United Airlines for its first direct flight to the United States, the head of air access for South Africa's top tourist city said.

South Africa's newly-elected Ramaphosa promises to work for all

22 May 2019

CAPE TOWN South African lawmakers elected Cyril Ramaphosa president on Wednesday, and he promised to create jobs and work for the interests of all citizens, not just members of the majority African National Congress (ANC).

South Africa's ANC seen winning election but support sliding

08 May 2019

JOHANNESBURG/CAPE TOWN The African National Congress faced its toughest electoral test on Wednesday as it sought to reverse a slide in support from voters frustrated by graft and racial inequalities a generation after it won power in South Africa's first all-race poll. | Video

ANALYSIS-South Africa's Ramaphosa faces obstacles to reform

06 May 2019

* South African president has pledged reforms if returned to power

South African logistics firm recommends review of bulk liquid terminal tender

03 May 2019

CAPE TOWN, May 3 South Africa's state-owned Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) will recommend to its board that a tender to build and operate a bulk liquid terminal in Durban be reviewed and possibly cancelled, a senior official said.

South Africa to get almost $1 billion in loans from BRICS bank

01 Apr 2019

CAPE TOWN A development bank set up by the BRICS group of emerging economies has approved around $790 million of loans for three projects in South Africa, the bank's president said on Monday, with over half that amount going to power company Eskom.

Foreign buyers flock to Cape Town's booming art scene

20 Mar 2019

CAPE TOWN Collectors from America and Europe are scouring Cape Town's booming art scene in search of deals as diverse as an expressive oil painting by South Africa's Irma Stern or a sculpture assembled from bottle caps by Ghana's El Anatsui. | Video

UPDATE 2-Ex-CEO, seven others responsible for Steinhoff fraud, new CEO tells lawmakers

19 Mar 2019

* NPA to fast-track investigation after getting PwC report (Adds police, lawmaker and CEO comment)

Expats fear expulsion as South Africa moves to tighten job terms

27 Feb 2019

CAPE TOWN, Feb 27 Foreign workers in South Africa with expertise deemed vital to the economy are worried that authorities will reduce the number of critical skills eligible for work permits, a move they say could force some of them out of the country as early as April.

From fishing village to gastronomic heaven: tables turn for Wolfgat

26 Feb 2019

PATERNOSTER, South Africa In a small fishing village on South Africa’s rugged west coast, restaurateur Kobus van der Merwe is struggling to process his meteoric rise to gastronomic stardom. | Video

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