South Africa News

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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Great news was released concerning travelers who wish to visit South Africa. In late November 2019, an announcement was made by the South African authorities regarding the implementation of visa-free status for 6 countries. Citizens of these countries will be able to enter South Africa without having to apply for a South African visa.Currently, most […]

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Foreign visitors traveling to Johannesburg —affectionately nicknamed Jo’burg or Jozi by its friendly locals— often wonder what sites to see during their stay. Read our roundup of best places to visit, specially curated for their historical or cultural interest as well as a selection of locations for wildlife and nature lovers. You will also learn […]

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