Category archives for: HOSPITALITY

Technology’s potential to drive SA tourism sector

Visitors in Cape Town, South Africa

by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – A TECHNOLOGY executive has encouraged South Africa to invest in new technologies to make the most of vast opportunities in the tourism sector. The recommendation by executive Sherry Zameer follows the recognition that tourism has the potential to help South Africa and other African countries grow their economies […]

Miss SA finishes 2nd in global contest

Miss South Africa Tamaryn Green, has finished second in the Miss Universe pageant held in Bangkok, Thailand. Picture by Louise McAuliffe/EWN

by MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – MISS South Africa, Tamaryn Green, has finished second in the Miss Universe pageant held in Bangkok, Thailand as Miss Philippines eventually took the crown. Over 90 countries were represented in the competition Catriona Gray won. The 67th Miss Universe pageant saw Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters of South Africa crown her […]

Zimbabwe villagers, fuel firm fight over land

GreenFuel truck in , Chisumbanje, Manicaland, Zimbabwe. Photo supplied

from DANAI MWARUMBA in Mutare, Zimbabwe MUTARE, (CAJ News) – MORE than 100 villagers east of Zimbabwe have dragged an ethanol producer to court in protest of the company occupying their communal land and interfering with farming activities. The villagers in Chipinge, Manicaland Province have petitioned the High Court seeking an order restraining GreenFuel from […]

Timely food aid for starving South Sudanese


from HASSAN ONYANGO in Kampala, Uganda KAMPALA, (CAJ News) – MILLIONS of children in civil war-torn South Sudan have received a major boost after a global logistics firm airlifted relief material for distribution among refugees. The consignment, which has been delivered through Uganda for safety reasons, is the sixth relief flight to Africa by Panalpina. […]

British Airways excited at Africa investment prospects

British Airways

by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – BRITISH Airways (BA) believes its £4,5 billion (US$5,7 billion or R78,7 billion) investment plan is delivering dividends for its African customers. The airline has increased routes and capacity on the continent while introducing new on board products and services. Most recently, it started three flights a week from […]

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