28 SA entrepreneurs have hopes for trade and investment in Zambia

  The South African business representatives who arrived in Zambia for a week-long Outward Trade and Investment Mission to Lusaka and Kitwe, Zambia that started from 12 to 16 August  have high hopes about the mission. The 28 South African businesspeople are funded by the dti through its Export Market and Invest Assistance scheme (EMIA). State-owned development finance institutions such Export Credit Insurance Corporation of South Africa and the Industrial Development Corporation, and export councils such as the South African Electro-Technical Export Council, South African Capital Equipment Export Council, and…

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SAA cancels flights to Hong Kong

Large-scale protest action in Hong Kong has led South African Airways to cancel its flights between Johannesburg and the Chinese city, where the growing pro-democracy mass action has shut down the main airport, one of the busiest in the world. There were two SAA flights, one in either direction, scheduled for today. In a notification on its website, Hong Kong International Airport said operations at the airport have “been seriously disrupted, all flights have been cancelled.” There was no indication when flights would resume. Protests began in June. First, they…

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Discounted toll voucher for Great Train Race participants

Trans African Concessions (TRAC) is again supporting the annual Rotary Greatest Train Race (GTR), which takes place this year on Saturday, August 24. TRAC’s is offering special concessions to Class 1 vehicles at the Middelburg Toll Plaza during the closure of the R555 between eMalahleni and Middelburg between 5am and 2pm. Qualifying motorists will be diverted by marshals and traffic officials onto the N4 receive a voucher at a discounted rate of R24.00 (instead of R62.00) at the Middelburg Plaza. The voucher, which must be handed to the toll collector…

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