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).

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May 19, 2018

President Ramaphosa: We must all be investment envoys

President Cyril Ramaphosa has appealed to business people, labour leaders and ordinary South Africans to become investment envoys as part of his plan to attract more than R1.2 trillion worth of investment to South Africa over the next five years. Read more...

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April 16, 2018

Congratulations Team SA!

President Cyril Ramaphosa has congratulated Team South Africa on bringing home 37 medals from the recently concluded 2018 Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast of Australia. Read more...

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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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