2021 Aisha Buhari Cup: South Africa Thrash Ghana 3-0

2021 Aisha Buhari Cup: South Africa Thrash Ghana 3-0

South Africa’s Bayana Bayana put up a sterling performance in the ongoing 2021 Aisha Buhari Cup at the Mobolaji Johnson Sports Arena, Lagos, on Friday, to triumph 3-0 over the Black Queens of Ghana.  A first-half goal by Magana Hilda...
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South African Port Operator Hit By Cyber Attack

South African Port Operator Hit By Cyber Attack

South Africa’s logistics company, Transnet SOC has announced that its IT system was hit with a “disruption” that halted operations at the port’s terminals. The company confirmed that the cyber-attack occurred early on Thursday, 22 July and that th...
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Outcry Over South Africa’s Multiple Husbands Proposal

Outcry Over South Africa’s Multiple Husbands Proposal

A proposal by the South African government to legalise polyandry – when a woman has more than one husband at the same time – has led to howls of protest from conservative quarters.  This does not surprise Professor Collis Machoko,...
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Report: South Africa To Become Green Fuel Maritime Hub

Report: South Africa To Become Green Fuel Maritime Hub

South Africa holds an untapped opportunity to supply the global shipping industry with zero carbon fuels, a new report by Ricardo and Environmental Defense Fund reveals. The report “South Africa: fueling the future of shipping”, issued on behalf of P4...
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Nissan Begins Exports Of Magnite SUV To South Africa, Indonesia, Nepal

Nissan Begins Exports Of Magnite SUV To South Africa, Indonesia, Nepal

Nissan has announced the exports of the Magnite Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV)  to Indonesia, South Africa and Nepal from India.Since its launch in December 2020, the company has produced 15,010 sub-compact SUVs including 13,790 for...
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South Africa Unveils Electric Vehicle Manufacturing Agenda

South Africa Unveils Electric Vehicle Manufacturing Agenda

As part of measures to increase the country’s competitiveness in the global automotive market, the South African Government has launched a public consultation on how to boost domestic production of electric vehicles (EVs).  Already, the Department o...
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SIFAX Group, South Africa Chamber Discuss Financing Model For Maritime Sector

SIFAX Group, South Africa Chamber Discuss Financing Model For Maritime Sector

SIFAX Group, a group of companies with investment in Maritime, Aviation, Oil & Gas, Haulage & Logistics, Financial Services and Hospitality, in line with its industry leadership objectives takes the lead again in charting a new course for the funding.....
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Ford To Invest $1b In South African Operation

Ford To Invest $1b In South African Operation

Ford Motor Company said on Tuesday that it would invest $1.05 billion into its South African manufacturing operations. It will be the biggest investment by the company in the country. The investment will further modernise and expand manufacturing ope...
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South Africa Passes One Million Covid Cases

South Africa Passes One Million Covid Cases

South Africa has become the first country on the continent to register more than one million Covid-19 cases.  It comes just days after authorities confirmed that a new, faster-spreading, coronavirus variant had been detected.  Some hospitals and medi...
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Israel, Turkey, Germany, Others Block Flights From South Africa

Israel, Turkey, Germany, Others Block Flights From South Africa

Five countries on Monday announced that they have banned flights from South Africa following the discovery of a new variant of the coronavirus. South African scientists last week confirmed that the new variant could see more people infected in the...
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COVID-19 Claims 1,500 Teachers

COVID-19 Claims 1,500 Teachers

COVID-19 took a huge toll on South Africa’s education system as 1,493 teachers succumbed to the virus this year, said Basic Education Minister, Angie Motshega. The minister said the 2020 academic year was most challenging due to the disruption caused...
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South Africa’s DNG Energy Gets LNG Bunkering Permit

South Africa’s DNG Energy Gets LNG Bunkering Permit

South Africa’s DNG Energy has received final authorization to starts liquefied natural gas (LNG) bunkering in the Port of Coega, in the Eastern Cape.  The authorization was granted by the Transnet National Port Authority (TNPA), the company informed in ...
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Lockdown: South Africa Deploys 70,000 Troops

Lockdown: South Africa Deploys 70,000 Troops

More than 70,000 extra troops will be deployed in South Africa to help enforce a lockdown intended to stop the spread of coronavirus, President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced. South Africa has had 3,465 confirmed coronavirus cases – second only to...
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South Africa Decries Slow Growth Of Ship Registry

South Africa Decries Slow Growth Of Ship Registry

The South African Maritime Safety Authority (SAMSA) is disappointed with the slow growth of the South African Ship Registry, ascribed partly to lack of common vision and understanding among state entities. “We started the year with enthusiasm, hoping that by...
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