The South African National Taxi Council plans to launch a new low-cost airline to accommodate the scores of people from rural areas who work in the main cities and are forced to make their frequent trips home via bus or taxi.
• Aviation, maritime careers for youth
The number of mobile phone users in South Africa who’ve registered their network connection or sim cards in accordance with the new Regulation of Interception of Communication Act (Rica) has jumped to over 37-million.
• South Africa braces for digital TV switch-on
Khulekani Magubane is a prolific young writing talent who honed his skills through a KwaZulu-Natal literacy programme. With the imminent publication of his 18th book, he hopes to one day mentor a new generation of South African writers.
• Local author gets top sci-fi award