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Cape Town icon mothballed by extended Covid lockdown

With no tourists or boats coming in, Hout Bay’s famous wharf is unable to stay afloat

Tourism must be leveraged to grow South Africa’s economy

The tourism sector adds unique value to the economy and overall development of the country and this should be further built upon

Moving township tourism away from ‘poverty porn’ to an economic goldmine

This is a crucial growth sector in the South African economy

RwandAir launches route between Cape Town, Harare and Kigali

As Zimbabwe emerges from financial turmoil, there is increasing demand for flights

Marriott targets 16 African nations after Protea acquisition

Marriott International, which announced its acquisition of South Africa's Protea hotels on Tuesday, plans to expand in 16 African countries.

Success breeds success

N'taba River Lodge is a three-time recipient of funding from the IDC's tourism special business unit.

IDC wants an adventurous future

Shifting its strategy from investing in the conventional, the IDC is now investing in niche, adventure, sports tourism and community-based projects.

IDC eyes African opportunities

Developing tourism projects outside of SA seems incongruent with the Industrial Development Corporation's mandate of developing local industries.

Giving African tourists to SA a whole lot more

African tourists are flocking to South Africa, according to figures released at last week's tourism indaba in Durban.

SA tourism industry takes strain

Lack of demand, a strong rand and rising prices are putting strain on the tourism industry, a tourism business index has shown.

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Sekhukhune’s five-year battle for water back in court

The residents of five villages are calling for the district municipal manager to be arrested

Special Investigating Unit probes Covid-19 tenderpreneurs

The SIU is investigating 102 companies doing business with the provincial government in Gauteng alone

Vaccine trial results due in December

If successful, it will then have to be manufactured and distributed

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WiMSA shines a light on the future of women in mining

Men in mining must begin to take it upon themselves to support the development of women in the industry

Department of Public Works and Infrastructure reveals second gender-based violence advocacy artwork

The men and boys of South Africa are important role players in this mission to ensure that women are respected, protected and treated equally

Empowering the voice of women in leadership to enable full participation in their roles in leadership and decision making

Sibanye-Stillwater has 13% female representation in its workforce and is actively working to achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls

Surviving the tobacco ban

Nicotine is given as the ‘likely’ reason for lower Covid-19 infection rates but authorities still stress the health risk of smoking

Smokers hold thumbs for cigarette ban to be lifted

SATTA is worried about the impact of the ban on its own members activities and how the ban is helping black marketeers to make millions of rands illegally

Covid-19: Outlook on the economy, politics and labour

Old Mutual had experts unpack the effects of the pandemic and provide practical tips on how to deal with the financial impact of job losses and salary cuts

Opt-in to Popia

All business owners should take note: there is a lot of work ahead to ensure compliance with the POPI Act that has just come into effect

Capital Legacy talks life

The Covid-19 pandemic is revealing how few people actually sort their affairs to the benefit of their loved ones they leave behind when they pass on

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