Shipping

Shipping firms look to sail into the future

Operators of the oil tankers, bulk carriers and ferries plying the seas are racing to find alternatives to fuel oil as pollution rules are tightened

Toxic emissions from ships kill thousands of people each year

About 60 000 die globally from lung disease; one vessel emits as much as 50-million cars. Steps to stop pollution in SA ports have not been enacted.

Nigerian oil company to raise $400-million for African expansion

Japail Oil & Maritime Services will raise money to expand into 12 countries in Africa over the next five years.

Only foreign ships transport SA’s exports

The vast majority of South Africa's exports are transported by ship, but not a single merchant vessel is local. This renders our economy vulnerable.

SA needs ships for jobs, says transport minister

Transport Minister Ben Martins says South Africa needs to develop its shipping industry in order to create jobs.

Regulator fires shot across bows

Transnet National Port Authority has been rapped on the knuckles for being expensive and inefficient.

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Mbalula defends changing taxi operating times

Regulations for taxis have been relaxed over the last few days of the lockdown prompting criticism. Transport minister Fikile Mbalula however, has defended the decision

A week in lockdown: SA Covid-19 cases at 1 505

The health department says it is awaiting confirmation on whether two deaths in Kwazulu-Natal are related to the coronavirus disease

Lockdown heroes feed hungry kids

Feeding schemes inundated with requests to assist during Covid-19 lockdown

Press Releases

New energy mix on the cards

REI4P already has and will continue to yield thousands of employment opportunities

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders