Population: 57,7 million (June 2018 estimate).  Exchange rate: 1 CAD = 11.42 ZAR (21 August 2019).  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 = 11.42 ZAR (21 August 2019).  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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August 22, 2019

President to attend G7, host World Economic Forum Africa

President Cyril Ramaphosa will this weekend lead a South African delegation to the G7 Summit in France on invitation as a key partner.Read more...

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July 29, 2019

Working on Fire team to return from Canada

The Working on Fire (WoF) team will on Tuesday return to the country from the North American country. Read more...

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July 23, 2019

Charting the next 25 years of democracy

A two-day conference is now underway to reflect on the first 25 years of democracy and how the country can map the next quarter. Read more...

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July 11, 2019

President Ramaphosa re-appoints the Reserve Bank Governor and two new Deputy Governors

President Cyril Ramaphosa has re-appointed Mr Lesetja Kganyago as the South African Reserve Bank Governor. The President also appointed Ms Fundi Tshazibana and Dr Rashad Cassim as Deputy Governors of the Reserve Bank, the Presidency announced. Read more...















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