Population: 56,5 million (June 2017 estimate).  Exchange rate: 1 CAD = 9.70 ZAR (22 May 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 = 9.70 ZAR (22 May 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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May 22, 2018

Domestic Worker/Chef

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May 19, 2018

President Ramaphosa: We must all be investment envoys

President Cyril Ramaphosa has appealed to business people, labour leaders and ordinary South Africans to become investment envoys as part of his plan to attract more than R1.2 trillion worth of investment to South Africa over the next five years. Read more...

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April 16, 2018

Congratulations Team SA!

President Cyril Ramaphosa has congratulated Team South Africa on bringing home 37 medals from the recently concluded 2018 Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast of Australia. Read more...

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April 16, 2018

President Ramaphosa leads a South African delegation to the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting

HE President Cyril Ramaphosa will lead a South African delegation to the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM 2018) scheduled for 19-20 April 2018 in London, United Kingdom, under the theme: “Towards a Common Future”. The biennial meeting is expected to discuss issues affecting Commonwealth members and the rest of the world. Read more...















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