South Africa News

The administrative capital of South Africa, Pretoria is a charming city inhabited by diplomats, business people, and civil servants. Visitors will find here a cultural hub with leafy suburbs that brighten up in October and November when the purple jacaranda trees bloom. There is much to see and do in Pretoria, tourists can explore its […]

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Normally, South Africa observes 12 days of public holiday throughout the year. However, 2020 is a special year as there will be an extra day off on August 9th — National Women’s Day. Public holidays in South Africa are regulated in the Public Holiday Act, which also states that when falling on a Sunday, festivities […]

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With over 3.7 million residents, Durban is the third most populous city in South Africa. It is located on the east coast of the country and is famous for its long beaches and being the busiest port in South Africa. It is a surfer’s paradise that presents a pleasant subtropical climate. Since the World Cup […]

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South Africa welcomes millions of international visitors every year and encourages new arrivals. That is why the government is currently testing a new electronic visa to help foreigners obtain a permit to travel to South Africa online in minutes, making holiday planning fast and hassle-free. Of course, the South African authorities have certain travel restrictions […]

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Although many travelers may only think of bright sunshine and extensive beaches when planning what to pack for South Africa, there are a number of essential items you may need for the country depending on the time of year you visit and the purpose of your stay. For example, what to pack for a study […]

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Ten sites in South Africa have been granted UNESCO World Heritage Status. These sites are a representation of the rich cultural and natural diversity that this country offers. World Heritage Sites Designation in South Africa South African World Heritage Sites are classified as follows: Cultural heritage sites are historic buildings, archaeological sites and important works […]

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One of South Africa’s main seaports, Port Elizabeth is experiencing a rise in tourist arrivals, both domestic and international. The renewed interest in the “windy city” is due to a variety of factors, including: Port Elizabeth and the country in general welcome tourism for the positive impact it has on its culture and economy. In […]

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South African and Ethiopian officials are to be permitted visa-free travel between the 2 countries in a major new mutual agreement. Holders of Diplomatic Official and Service passports from both nations can now enter each other’s country without the need to complete a visa application for permission to enter. The announcement made jointly by President […]

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