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Transnet faces strike action as pay talks collapse

Splash24/7 04 Oct 2022
Two labor unions at South Africa’s logistics group Transnet ... South Africa’s main port operator offered a 1.5% pay increase and a once-off payment of R10,000 ($563) before tax, saying the offer was reasonable taking into account the company’s financial and operational challenges.
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South Africa’s rail, port workers to strike over wages

Al Jazeera 04 Oct 2022
Workers at South Africa’s state-owned logistics firm Transnet will go on strike from Thursday over a wage dispute, two labour unions said, in a move that could halt the export of key minerals and other cargo ... A strike would paralyse freight rail services and impact South Africa’s ports, also managed by Transnet.
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South Africa's rail and port workers to strike this week over wages

Reuters 04 Oct 2022
Oct 4 (Reuters) - Workers at South Africa's state-owned logistics firm Transnet will go on strike starting this Thursday over a wage dispute, two labour unions said, in a move that could halt the export of key minerals and other cargo ... A strike would paralyse freight rail services and impact South Africa's ports, also managed by Transnet.
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S.Africa’s rail and port workers to strike this week over wages – unions

FX Empire 04 Oct 2022
(Reuters) – Workers at South Africa’s state-owned logistics firm Transnet will go on strike starting this Thursday over a wage dispute, two labour unions said, in a move that could halt the export of key minerals and other cargo ... A strike would paralyse freight rail services and impact South Africa’s ports, also managed by Transnet.
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Ports, mines, agriculture: What can new regions give Russia’s economy?

Russia Today 03 Oct 2022
The former Ukrainian territories have large industrial and agricultural potential ... They offer vast opportunities due to the presence of ports and maritime routes with the south of Russia. Access to the key port of Mariupol in the Azov Sea means a potential increase of coal and other supplies to Africa and South Asian countries.
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ECONOMIC  OUTLOOK

B & FT Online 30 Sep 2022
It’s the latest forecasts provided by Allianz Trade, which operates through the Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty license in South Africa ... In South Africa, energy rationing and logistical bottlenecks – aggravated by flood damage to the port of Durban in April – hamper growth while in Nigeria, the oil sector continues to struggle.
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Record number of citrus vessels shipped from South Africa to the US

Fresh Plaza 29 Sep 2022
South Africa’s citrus farmers have finished picking and packing fruit for the US market ... “This is a record number for us,” says Suhanra Conradie with Summer Citrus from South Africa ... South Africa’s citrus will be complementing citrus availability in the US before the domestic season starts ... Summer Citrus from South Africa.
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Arshdeep Singh, Deepak Chahar rewrite record books with unplayable show in India vs South Africa ...

Hindustan Times 29 Sep 2022
The pace duo of Arshdeep Singh and Deepak Chahar wreaked havoc on Wednesday as wickets tumbled like a house of cards at Greenfield International Stadium in Thiruvananthapuram in the first T20I against South Africa ... Lowest score at the fall of 5th wicket for South Africa ... Maharaj scored 41 off 35 balls to ensure that South Africa crossed hundred runs.
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As cargo trade normalises, fears of slowing trade and recession rise

Independent online (SA) 29 Sep 2022
Obviously we still have issues where we have, on some occasions, had to cancel sailings due to the backlog and vessels being held outside various ports ... This was still the case with South Africa’s major trading partner, China, which had closed its borders earlier this year amid another Covid outbreak.
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Tourism to SA to take time to recover after wrecking ball of Covid

Independent online (SA) 28 Sep 2022
This is as tourism is recovering in South Africa after the wrecking ball of Covid-19 national shut-downs that disrupted the airline sector ... This week, Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) reported that in July, 2 075 688 travellers (arrivals, departures, and transits) passed through South Africa’s ports of entry/exit.
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International tourism back to pre-pandemic levels

Independent online (SA) 27 Sep 2022
The Tourism Satellite Account (TSA) for South Africa report, which was released in December last year, and is ... More recently, in June 2022, 1 109 996 foreign travellers (arrivals, departures, and transits) passed through South Africa’s ports of entry/exit, according to StatsSA.
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Marlink Supports Plastic Odyssey, Expedition to Reduce Pollution

The Maritime Executive 27 Sep 2022
Marlink, the smart network solutions company, is helping to reduce plastic pollution in the oceans by supporting the global Plastic Odyssey expedition with smart connectivity solutions ... Its three-year global journey will call at 30 main ports covering 40,000 nautical miles along the coasts of Africa, South America and Asia-Pacific.
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Freight association sceptical about Mbalula’s proposed ‘road to rail’ solution

Mail Guardian South Africa 26 Sep 2022
Mbalula told Mail & Guardian ahead of the public briefing that the biggest Achilles’ heel for the government and South Africa was trucks on the road ... Kelly said South Africa had led the way in logistics operations with dedicated rail lines carrying coal from inland mines to Richards Bay, or similarly iron ore to Saldanha were operational.
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Appetite for Islamic banking concepts ticks up in Africa

Mail Guardian South Africa 26 Sep 2022
In South Africa, Islamic banking — which had a bumpy start in 1980 due to apartheid and general ... Banking Association of South Africa’s figures now show deposits in South Africa’s halal banking top $2-billion (R37-billion) and advances amounting to $824-million (R14.6-billion).
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5 places that tell the forgotten history of KZN

Independent online (SA) 25 Sep 2022
The Sao Joao Shipwreck in Port Edward on the KZN South Coast records South Africa’s earliest contact with sea voyagers from Portugal ... Learn about South Africa's only official white Zulu iNkosi or chief, John Dunn, who managed to find himself 48 wives and fathered 117 children.

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