Population: 56,5 million (June 2017 estimate).  Exchange rate: 1 CAD = 10.23 ZAR (03 August 2018).  Official Languages: 11.  Landmass: 1 233 404 km².   GDP Rank: 37 th (2016, World Bank).
Population: 56,5 million (June 2017 estimate).  Exchange rate: 1 CAD = 10.23 ZAR (03 August 2018).  Official Languages: 11.  Landmass: 1 233 404 km².   GDP Rank: 37 th (2016, World Bank).


R. I. P. Mama Winnie
1936 – 2018
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August 9, 2018

Address by President Cyril Ramaphosa at Women's Day celebration, Thusong Service Centre, Paarl

It is historic because we remember that one hundred years ago Charlotte Maxeke led women from across the country to form the Bantu Women’s League. Read more...

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July 27, 2018

Statement by H.E. President Cyril Ramaphosa on the occasion of the Post-10th BRICS Summit Media Briefing

We have just completed a successful 10th BRICS Summit that was held from 25 to 27 July 2018 in Sandton, South Africa, hosted by H.E. President Cyril Ramaphosa under the theme: “BRICS in Africa: Collaboration for Inclusive Growth and Shared Prosperity in the 4th Industrial Revolution.” Read more...

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July 26, 2018

Statement by His Excellency President Cyril Ramaphosa during the Open Session of the 10th BRICS Summit, Sandton International Convention Centre

From its formation, the BRICS partnership has had its sights firmly set on the future. Read more...

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July 18, 2018

Statement by the Prime Minister on Nelson Mandela International Day

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on Nelson Mandela International Day: Read more...

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July 10, 2018

Deputy President Mabuza to launch 64-dish MeerKat

Deputy President David Mabuza will on Friday, 13 July 2018, officially launch the 64-dish MeerKAT array, a significant milestone in radio astronomy, in Carnarvon in the Northern Cape. Read more...

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June 20, 2018

Former High Commissioner Billy Modise dies

The South African High Commission in Canada is deeply saddened by the news of the passing away of South Africa’s former High Commissioner to Canada and Chief of State Protocol in South Africa Ambassador Billy Modise. Read more...















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