Cash-strapped state-owned airline SAA reportedly don’t have the resources to complete the repatriation flights they have been tasked with.
A group of South Africans, who allegedly asked to be taken back to nations they were repatriated from, have been shut down by DIRCO Minister Naledi Pandor.
An exclusive interview with Home Away from Home’s Hayley Reichert highlights the plight of South Africans who are still stranded abroad.
There have been up to 4 250 South African repatriations but many more remain stranded all over the world due to global lockdowns.
The Cape Town Stadium in Greenpoint has become a fully equipped facility to screen tourists before they board their flights home.
With the help of foreign governments and South African Airways (SAA), Pandor says stranded South Africans will be repatriated.
The German embassy said the repatriation planes will be operated by South African Airways (SAA).
President Cyril Ramaphosa said he will be issuing certificates of excellence to those who were willing to embark on the ‘dangerous mission’ to the ‘unknown territory of the epicentre’.
President Cyril Ramaphosa has declared The Protea Hotel Ranch Resort a ‘green zone’ on Sunday morning.