Tourism

Gabon tourist operation forced to close

A lodge airline has been grounded by the new government's aviation authority bungling.

Cup tourists top one million mark

The number of foreign visitors entering South Africa during the Soccer World Cup period has now risen to one million, officials said on Sunday.

SA expects 300 000 World Cup visitors

South Africa expects 300 000 visitors for the Soccer World Cup next month, down from an initial forecast of 450 000.

Paradise regained

Tourists are trickling back to Kashmir, despite its reputation. Ed Douglas finds it scarred but safe --and heartbreakingly beautiful.

Tourism minister probes World Cup prices

South Africa's tourism ministry has ordered an investigation into allegations that World Cup hotel prices are unreasonably high.

Tourism’s captains of tomorrow

South Africa's brightest and most promising tourism SMMEs are receiving the recognition they deserve, writes Sharon van Wyk.

Highbrow township talk

An upmarket shebeen has become a gathering place for Soweto's chattering classes. Percy Zvomuya paid Kwa-Thabeng a visit.

Cape Town weathers recession, readies for World Cup

South Africa's top holiday destination Cape Town weathered a post-recession summer with fewer tourists, but is gearing up to bounce back in 2010.

World Cup boosts Africa tourism

The Soccer World Cup and the "Obama effect" of a US president of African heritage has sparked a surge in interest in Africa as a tourist destination.

Africa needs more than latter-day Livingstones

If its wildlife is to be preserved, more income from the tourists who flock to safari parks must find its way to local people.

World Cup revs up tourism in Rustenburg

Former miner Oleseng Mokoena has broken 15 plates and a dozen wine glasses since becoming a waiter in Rustenburg a month ago.

Transkei from a mud hut

Martha Evans spends a day slumming it in poverty-stricken postcard Africa

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High court refuses application to cross provinces for a funeral

Despite “extreme sympathy”, court says it must uphold the law

Partner row hits Mabuza Eskom deal

Former business associate says Nomvula Mabuza was not authorised to use his firm’s credentials to win the R100-million maintenance contract

Viral threat no match for Mama K’s Team 4

While most of Netflix’s live-action productions have been suspended, work on Mama K’s forges on from the comfort of animators’ couches and kitchen tables

Press Releases

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

Dimension Data launches Saturday School in PE

The Gauteng Saturday School has produced a number of success stories