Population: 57,7 million (June 2018 estimate).  Exchange rate: 1 CAD = 11.12 ZAR (21 September 2018).  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 = 11.12 ZAR (21 September 2018).  Official Languages: 11.  Landmass: 1 233 404 km².   GDP Rank: 37 th (2016, World Bank).

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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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April 16, 2018

Back to top Statement by President Cyril Ramaphosa on launch of new investment drive.

In the State of the Nation Address in February, I announced that a central priority for government this year is to encourage significant new investment in our economy. Read more...

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April 14, 2018

Eulogy by President Cyril Ramaphosa at the funeral of Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, Orlando Stadium, Soweto

We gather here to bid farewell to Mam’ Winnie Nomzamo Madikizela Mandela – a mother, a grandmother, a great grandmother, a sister, a great leader who we have come to refer to as the Mother of our Nation. Read more...

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23. March 2018

SAA resumes US flights

South African Airways (SAA) has resumed its flights to the United States as bad weather conditions there have cleared.Read more...

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23. March 2018

SA, Norway to strengthen relations

South Africa and Norway will meet today to discuss ways to strengthen their bilateral relations. Read more...

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22. March 2018

Committee to hold public hearings on land reform

The Joint Constitutional Review Committee set up to review Section 25 of the Constitution to make it possible for the state to expropriate land without compensation, has resolved to go on an extensive public participation process. Read more...

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21. February 2018

High expectations for Minister Gigaba’s Budget

This afternoon Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba will table his maiden Budget speech in the National Assembly. Read more...

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21. February 2018

South Africa has a plan for jobs

President Cyril Ramaphosa says government has a national plan to create jobs and make a dent on poverty and inequality. Read more...

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20. February 2018

SA remains committed to trade on the continent

South Africa remains committed to intra-African investment, says Trade and Invest Africa (TIA) head, Lerato Mataboge Read more...

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19. February 2018

Heads of State congratulate President Ramaphosa

Messages of congratulations have poured in from Heads of State across the world for South Africa’s newly-elected President Cyril Ramaphosa. Read more...















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