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    SAPO: Tracking international parcels

    Hello everyone, I have two parcels (ordered from AliExpres using "registered" post) that have arrived in SA. I can track them via 17track with their status being "2021-09-29 09:01 South Africa, Delivery in Progress" and "2021-10-11 01:05 South Africa, In transit". I took a chance and contacted...
  2. Lefty309

    Importing stuff through the Post Office

    Hi. For anyone who imports stuff through the post office, do you put down your residential address when placing your order, or the address of your nearest post office branch? I believe using your residential address means the items are delivered to a random branch in your area, correct me if...
  3. J

    SA Post Office closing branches as it is unable to pay rent

    SA Post Office closing branches as it is unable to pay rent The South African Post Office (SAPO) is on the verge of financial collapse and has closed numerous branches after failing to pay rent. A recent presentation at the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee revealed just how big a financial...
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    SAPO on the brink of collapse

    SAPO on the brink of collapse The South African Post Office (SAPO) is on the brink of collapse and is facing bankruptcy despite receiving R8 billion in bailouts since 2014. This is a warning from the DA’s shadow deputy minister of communications and digital technologies, Cameron MacKenzie.
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    SA Post Office needs R1 billion from Postbank to pay social grants

    SA Post Office needs R1 billion from Postbank to pay social grants The SA Post Office is begging Postbank for R1 billion so that it will be able to fund 13 million social grants for October 2020, the City Press reports. Following the corporate separation of the two SA Post Office and Postbank...
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    SAPO's handling on International packages

    So I ordered a package through amazon on 9/07/2019 and have been trying to find its exact location now. I called SAPO a few days ago, after waiting on hold for 30 min, asking where my package was and they told me it was still on route. According to FedEx FIMS systems, when I enter my tracking...
  7. S

    South African post office stealing

    I ordered a parcel through dhl and the tracking for it has been fine up until today when it said that my parcel has been delivered to a S S FEBRUARY in BERTSHAM. It was meant to be in a Durban. Anyone know what the procedure to follow. I’ve emailed those low iq individuals at customer service...
  8. J

    It took the SA Post Office 81 days to deliver a letter, which should take only 3 days

    It took the SA Post Office 81 days to deliver a letter, which should take only 3 days A recent MyBroadband test showed that it took the South African Post Office (SAPO) 81 days to deliver a letter between two locations 48km apart. The letter was sent on 27 July 2018 from the Jeppestown Post...
  9. J

    R4-million salary for SA Post Office exec who can't even keep a website online

    R4-million salary for SA Post Office exec who can't even keep a website online Many South Africans have expressed outrage at Sars chief officer for digital and IT, Mmamathe Makhekhe-Mokhuane, earning over R3 million a year. The anger comes after Makhekhe-Mokhuane made headlines following her...
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    Ordered from DX.com and package arrived with empty box, how to get refund?

    Hey, I ordered a Lenovo Zuk Z2 from Dx.com and waited for 2 months for it. It arrived at the post office, went to get it, signed for it and opened it at the post office. The phone box packaging was damaged and the phone was missing. Now I need a refund, I contacted DX.com and they said they...
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    Customs help

    Hey guys, Does anyone have a contact at customs or jhb mail centre? I have had a parcel sent from the US with the USPS first class package service and I can only track it up until US borders. I understand that you can phone and get a local tracking number but they say that parcel has not yet...
  12. Kevin Lancaster

    SA Post Office website security certificate problems

    SA Post Office website security certificate problems The South African Post Office’s website is struggling with a certificate problem, which is frustrating many users.
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    SAPO postal theft of electronics

    Through my own experience of ordering a phone screen online I have learnt and offer this info and advice: Electronics items like laptops, phones, etc. are high value and relatively small so are a great target for theft. SAPO is experiencing a high level of theft of these items through their...
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    SAPO's "Trust Centre"

    SO, I had a discussion with my daughter about life, security and PKIs and that we are suppose to have a PKI run by SAPO for our country... Logical direction: go and find that CA and see what they do for our country, given the ECT act... https://www.trustcentre.co.za www.trustcenter.co.za...
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    Post Office Delivery times to UK

    Hi all, Does anyone know, from experience, how long it will take for an "ordinary" parcel to reach the UK from Cape Town? Alternately, does anyone know another way of sending a parcel that won't break the bank? Thank you! :)
  16. swb

    Importing and shipping assistance [Startup]

    I'm in the process of importing niche motorcycle accessories and replacement parts from South America and China. The products are all priced within R300 to R800 and are the size of a shoebox and smaller, weighing anything from 1kg to under 5kg. I've done all my market research and have...
  17. QuintonB

    Post Office board resigns

    Entire Post Office board resigns The SA Post Office’s (Sapo) board has resigned with immediate effect, Telecommunications and Postal Minister Siyabonga Cwele said on Friday.
  18. QuintonB

    Things don't look good for the SA Post Office

    SA Post Office plunges into chaos: report A leaked audit report shows that the South African Post Office is being marred by mismanagement and corruption, according to the Business Times.
  19. jes

    Warning on Telkom bill delays

    Telkom bill delay warning Telkom has warned that the South African Post Office strike is delaying the delivery of Telkom bills
  20. jes

    Municipal accounts delayed by postal strike

    Municipal accounts delayed by postal strike The posting of municipal accounts in Tshwane will be delayed as some postal service workers are on an illegal strike
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