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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June 10, 2018

President Ramaphosa concludes a successful visit to Canada

President Ramaphosa has today, 10 June 2018, concluded his working visit to Canada where he participated in the G7 Leaders’ Outreach Summit held in Quebec City, under the theme “Healthy, Productive and Resilient Oceans and Seas, Coasts and Communities” Read more...

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June 8, 2018

Media Remarks following South Africa's election to the Non-Permanent Seat in the UN Security Council

We wish to express our sincere appreciation to the Member States of the UN General Assembly for supporting South Africa's candidacy for the non-permanent seat on the Security Council for the period 2019-2020. We are honoured and humbled by this gesture of confidence. Read more...

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June 8, 2018

South Africa elected to UN Security Council

Uncontested candidates still need to win more than two-thirds of the overall General Assembly vote to be elected. Read more...

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June 7, 2018

President Ramaphosa departs South Africa for Canada to participate in the G7 leaders' summit outreach.

President Cyril Ramaphosa has today, Thursday, 07 July 2018, departed South Africa for Canada, to participate in the G7 Leaders’ Summit Outreach to be held in Québec City under the theme “Healthy, Productive and Resilient Oceans and Seas, Coasts and Communities”. Read more...















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