Population: 57,7 million (June 2018 estimate).  Exchange rate: 1 CAD = 10.96 ZAR (05 November 2018).  Official Languages: 11.  Landmass: 1 233 404 km².   GDP Rank: 37 th (2016, World Bank).
Population: 57,7 million (June 2018 estimate).  Exchange rate: 1 CAD = 10.96 ZAR (05 November 2018).  Official Languages: 11.  Landmass: 1 233 404 km².   GDP Rank: 37 th (2016, World Bank).


R. I. P. Mama Winnie
1936 – 2018
South Africa

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November 09, 2018

Consular Section in Ottawa closed

Due to unforeseen circumstances, the Consular section of The South African High Commission in Ottawa will be closed on Monday, 12th November 2018, and will resume normal duties on Tuesday, 13th November 2018. Please plan your visit accordingly.

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November 02, 2018

Rally behind South Africa's mining sector, urges Minister Mantashe

Mineral Resources Minister Gwede Mantashe has urged the mining community to rally behind the industry in order to attract investment into the country. Read more...

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November 02, 2018

Indian Ocean Rim Association urged to strengthen members' contribution to world dialogue

International Relations and Cooperation Minister Lindiwe made the plea during her opening at the IORA Council of Ministers meeting in Durban on Friday. Read more...

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October 31, 2018

Media Statement: Deputy President Mabuza conveys well wishes to the Government and people of South Sudan

In his capacity as Special Envoy to the Republic of South Sudan, Deputy President David Mabuza sends his well wishes to the Government and the people of South Sudan on the joyous occasion of National Peace Celebration that is taking place in Juba in South Sudan on 31 October 2018. Read more...















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Tel: (613) 744 0330
Fax: (613) 741 1639


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