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Two Top Execs at South Africa's Port and Rail Operator Resign

The Maritime Executive 03 Oct 2023
According to recent data by the lobby group Minerals Council of South Africa, the country’s mining output has fallen to below pre-pandemic levels with electricity outages and rail disruptions cited as the leading causes ... Operational inefficiencies have also become common especially at Durban, South Africa’s largest container port.

Thungela says coal terminal workers' strike not impacting exports

Reuters 02 Oct 2023
A two-week strike at South Africa's state-owned ports and rail company Transnet last year hit coal shipments, worsening losses for mining companies already failing to move sufficient volumes to ports due to locomotive shortages, cable theft and vandalism of infrastructure.

Transnet recovery steams over resigned chiefs

Independent online (SA) 02 Oct 2023
... and the Minerals Council of South Africa. The head of communications at the Minerals Council, Alan Seccombe, said they were encouraged by the work done within the NLCC and the platform that is being constructed for the recovery of South Africa’s rail, road and port logistics.

Kolisi’s story a valuable lesson in resilience

Mail Guardian South Africa 02 Oct 2023
Despite being a democracy since 1994, South Africa continues to struggle to forge a unified and equitable society while acknowledging its diverse cultural heritage ... Siyamthanda Kolisi was born in 1991 in Zwide, in Gqeberha (formerly Port Elizabeth) in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa.

Newmont Announces Executive Leadership Appointments

The Galveston Daily News 01 Oct 2023
Rob Atkinson will continue to lead the Africa, Peru, and Latin America & Caribbean (formally South America) ... The Company’s world-class portfolio of assets, prospects and talent is anchored in favorable mining jurisdictions in North America, South America, Australia and Africa.

‘Significant progress’ during my Transnet tenure, says Portia Derby

Mail Guardian South Africa 30 Sep 2023
In the National Logistics Crisis Committee, which was established to tackle the declining performance of South Africa’s ports and railway system, one of the big issues that needed tackling was fast tracking performance ... Lesego Chepape is a climate reporting fellow, funded by the Open Society Foundation for South Africa.

BMA to conduct lifestyle audits on guards at SA's ports of entry

Eye Witness News 29 Sep 2023
Plans on strengthening South Africa’s 72 ports of entry. He said there are many instances where border guards are paid to look away or assist in illegally trafficking people or goods into South Africa.

World Maritime Day

Mail Guardian South Africa 29 Sep 2023
World Maritime Day, observed annually in September, marks the chance to celebrate the importance of the maritime industry, both in South Africa and globally ... By investing in port infrastructure and operations, South Africa can boost the competitive advantage of its exports like iron ore, coal, citrus fruits, and automobiles.

WATCH: iFani makes a comeback with new single, ‘Lidlozi’, after 6-year hiatus

Independent online (SA) 29 Sep 2023
Mzayifani Boltina, also known as iFani, has officially made his return to the music industry after a long and unexpected hiatus. iFani was once the most talked about rapper in South Africa, but then he vanished and moved back home to Gqeberha (Port Elizabeth) to get away from the big city, Johannesburg ... “I'm not the only one ... I wasn’t a patient guy.

BMA commissioner wants to address the issue of SA's porous borders

Eye Witness News 28 Sep 2023
The BMA commissioner, Dr Mike Masiapato, held a media briefing Thursday to outline the entity’s plans on strengthening South Africa’s 72 ports of entry ... held a media briefing Thursday to outline the entity’s plans on strengthening South Africa’s 72 ports of entry.

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War of Economic Corridors: the India-Mideast-Europe Ploy

Dissident Voice 27 Sep 2023
Their goal is to make Haifa port viable and turn it into a key transportation hub between West Asia and Europe ... This is a railway project on the scale of the Trans-Siberian – to connect Eastern Europe with Eastern Africa and South Asia, bypassing the Suez Canal and European ports.

New Global Organised Crime Index reveals how the Mafia has taken over South Africa

Independent online (SA) 26 Sep 2023
According to the global report, South Africa’s crime networks, often fuelled by corrupt relationships, have ... In addition, South Africa’s extensive coastline, multiple ports of entry, and several land border control points make it an attractive route for illicit trafficking.

Russia's navy is like a 'chicken running around without a head' after a major strike ...

Business Insider 26 Sep 2023
Russian military personnel at a press conference in the port in Richards Bay, South Africa on February 22, 2023 ... weeks had likely strained the Russian fleet's capacity to patrol the region and enforce its blockade of Ukrainian ports.Read the original article on Business Insider.

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