Population: 57,7 million (June 2018 estimate).  Exchange rate: 1 CAD = 10.76 ZAR (08 March 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 = 10.76 ZAR (08 March 2019).  Official Languages: 11.  Landmass: 1 233 404 km².   GDP Rank: 37 th (2016, World Bank).


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1936 – 2018
South Africa

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Announcement

Date of this Communique: February 26, 2019

Voting abroad in the 2019 national elections

On 26 February 2019 the President of the Republic of South Africa and the provincial Premiers proclaimed the 8 May 2019 as the elections date by way of notices in the Government Gazette. Read more...

Announcement

March 08, 2019

Mission Closure

Please note that in observance of Human Rights Day, the South African High Commission in Ottawa and the Consulate - General in Toronto will be closed on Thursday, 21 March 2019, and will resume normal duties on Friday, 22 March 2019.

Latest News

february 11, 2019

President Ramaphosa deposits South Africa's African Continental Free Trade Area instrument of ratification

President Cyril Ramaphosa has handed over South Africa's s deposit of instruments on the ratification of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) on the sidelines of the 32nd Ordinary Session of Assembly of the African Union in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Read more...

Announcement

February 05, 2019

President Ramaphosa to deliver the State of the Nation Address

President Cyril Ramaphosa will on Thursday, 7 February 2019, deliver the last State of the Nation Address for the fifth and current Parliament. Read more.















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