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Air New Zealand to launch economy bunk beds on long-haul flights

Air New Zealand has announced the world’s first sleeping pods for economy – aimed at travellers that plan to get some sleep and comfort on long flights.

June 29, 2022
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South Africa is seeing a big increase in international travel – here are the visa changes you should know

The opening of international borders, relaxation of travel restrictions, resumption of international flights, widespread vaccination and reopening of in-campus classes by overseas universities are ...

June 24, 2022
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The top things killing South Africans right now

Insurance group Sanlam Individual Life has published its claims data for 2021, showing the biggest death and funeral claims for its clients in South Africa.

June 24, 2022
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When and where you may still need to wear a mask in South Africa

On Wednesday (22 June), health minister Joe Phaahla repealed several regulations under the Surveillance and the Control of Notifiable Medical Conditions, effectively bringing an end to South Africa...

June 24, 2022
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Flight costs in South Africa are up 50% – and could go much higher after Comair loss

The cost of passenger air travel in South Africa has increased by almost 50% over the last 12 months as pent-up demand and the closure of several domestic routes add pressure on the market.

June 23, 2022
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Big travel shift expected to hit South Africa: FNB

The data shows that some forms of travel are simply not coming back.

June 21, 2022
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Big shake up for marriages and divorces in South Africa

On 11 May 2022, the North Gauteng High Court declared Section 7(3)(a) of the Divorce Act inconsistent with the Constitution, with the ruling set to have major implications for marriages and divorce...

June 17, 2022
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Joburg to partner with private sector in new R1 billion green deal for city parks

The City of Johannesburg has announced a new project to enter into ‘large-scale, innovative and fully funded’ private-sector partnerships to boost the city’s public parks.

June 17, 2022
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Virgin Active appoints new boss as it expects shift in gym trends in South Africa

Virgin Active South Africa has appointed Jessica Spira as its new managing director effective from 1 October 2022. This follows the announcement in March of the appointment of Dean Kowarski as the ...

June 15, 2022
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Comair closure will lead to more traffic on South Africa’s roads: CEO

The closure of local airline group Comair will have several knock-on effects on the country’s tourism industry, including more cars on the road, says Tourism Business Council South Africa chief exe...

June 15, 2022
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South Africa is testing a new passport project in the UK – what you should know

The Department of Home Affairs has launched a pilot project to ease the passport renewal process for South African nationals living in the United Kingdom.

June 13, 2022
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This popular European country is on a ‘recruitment drive’ for skilled South Africans

“We have observed an unprecedented demand from various industries in the Netherlands for highly-skilled, qualified South African candidates,” said Roxanna Naidoo, tax attorney at Tax Consulting Sou...

June 10, 2022
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