Population: 57,7 million (June 2018 estimate).  Exchange rate: 1 CAD = 10.90 ZAR (24 June 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 = 10.90 ZAR (24 June 2019).  Official Languages: 11.  Landmass: 1 233 404 km².   GDP Rank: 37 th (2016, World Bank).


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1936 – 2018
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June 20, 2019

President Ramaphosa delivers the State of the Nation Address (SONA)

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June 14, 2019

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June 10, 2019

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June 05, 2019

President extends Eid-ul-Fitr well wishes

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