South Africans are regarded as unfriendly and unwelcoming to Africans from the rest of the continent‚ Tourism Minister Tokozile Xasa says. This was the key reason why the compound annual growth rate of African tourist arrivals reached only 1.5% between 2014 and 2016‚ while that of total arrivals to the country was 2.6% for the same period.
There have been several newspaper reports of a rift between Myeni and board members over her failure to attend board meetings. It prompted the board to seek legal advice. Business Times has also reported that Myeni tried to involve Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba in stopping an SAA board meeting at which the appointment of a permanent CEO was to be decided. EFF MP Floyd Shivambu said after the committee meeting the nonattendance by board members was due to a boycott.
DA finance spokesman David Maynier and deputy Alf Lees also believed there was a boycott. If true, this would indicate a serious breakdown in the relationship between the recently appointed board of the ailing airline and its chairperson who has never before appeared at a committee meeting without some board members. The absence of all board members prompted committee members to decide not to continue with SAA’s briefing on its quarterly performance and its strategic plan.
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