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South African Airways cancels flights amid strike

JOHANNESBURG, Hundreds of passengers were left stranded at airports across South Africa on Friday after national flag carrier South African Airways (SAA) cancelled its flights due to a strike by thousands of its disgruntled workers.The cancellation of flights for two days [Friday and Saturday] follows…

South African Airways cancels flights ahead of strike

JOHANNESBURG, South African Airways (SAA) said it was cancelling all its flights as thousands of workers vowed to press ahead with an indefinite strike from Friday, after the troubled national carrier announced a major retrenchment plan.Around 3,000 workers, including cabin crew, check-in, ticket sales, technical…

President Cyril Ramaphosa’s Remarks during a dialogue among BRICS Heads of State and Government and BRICS Business Council and the New Development Bank, Brasilia, Brazil

His Excellency, President Jair Bolsonaro,His Excellency, President Vladimir Putin,His Excellency, Prime Minister Narendra Modi,His Excellency, President Xi Jinping,Honourable KV Kamath,Mr Jackson Schneider,Ladies and Gentlemen, On the report of the New Development Bank It has been five years since we signed the Articles of the New…

President Cyril Ramaphosa’s statement during the Plenary Session of 11th BRICS Summit, Brasilia, the Federative Republic of Brazil

Your Excellency, President Jair Bolsonaro,Your Excellency, President Vladimir Putin,Your Excellency, Prime Minister Narendra Modi,Your Excellency, President Xi Jinping,Ministers, Ambassadors and Senior Officials, I wish to commend Brazil for the great progress that has been made during its chairship of BRICS. This is an opportune moment…

President Cyril Ramaphosa’s remarks at a cocktail reception he hosted in honour of African Ambassadors accredited to the Federative Republic of Brazil

Ambassador Ntshikiwane Mashimbye,Dean of the African Diplomatic Corps,Ambassador Martin Mbeng,Ministers,Your Excellencies,Ambassadors,Ladies and Gentlemen,We meet here as the countries of our continent are forging an ambitious programme to fundamentally transform Africa's fortunes.This programme is outlined in the AU's Agenda 2063, which envisages a continent that is…