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CONTAINER INFORMATION

Abbreviation

RSA

Website

South Africa

Established

4/7/1652

Discontinued

 

Last Modified

5/31/2014


Institutions

SA Constitutional Court

SA Executive

SA House of Assembly

SA House of Delegates

SA House of Representatives

SA National Assembly

SA National Council of Provinces

SA Premiers

SA Senate

State

Cape Province

Eastern Cape

Free State

Gauteng

KwaZulu-Natal

Limpopo

Mpumalanga

Natal

North West

Northern Cape

Orange Free State

Transvaal

Western Cape

Party Leadership

African National Congress

Congress of the People

Democratic Alliance

Country

Bophuthatswana

Ciskei

Transkei

Venda

Agang SA

Inkatha Freedom Party

National Party

Public Protector

SA Prime Minister

SA Reserve Bank


DESCRIPTION

Republic of South Africa Suid Afrika A former British colony and later a loose republican union of ethnic constituencies, the modern nation of South Africa is situated on the southern tip of the continent of Africa. With its capital in Pretoria and government seat in Cape Town, South Africa is comprised of 9 provinces: Eastern Cape, Free State, Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal, Limpopo, Mpumalanga, North-West, Northern Cape, Western Cape. Its people are 75% black and 14% black speaking 11 official languages: Afrikaans, English, Ndebele, Pedi, Sotho, Swazi, Tsonga, Tswana, Venda, Xhosa, Zulu. A republic, South Africa is led by its parliament-elected President, who stands as both head of state and government. A bicameral parliament is responsible for legislation. The parliament is comprised of the National Assembly and the National Council of Provinces.


INFO LINKS

Government of South Africa

Parliament of South Africa

Foreign Affairs of South Africa

Provincial and Local Government of South Africa

Permanent Mission of South Africa to the United Nations


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MEDIA

NEWS

Date

Category

Headline

Contributor

4/30/2013 11:00 am

News

Britain to cut aid to South Africa in 2015

IndyGeorgia

2/28/2013 9:00 am

News

SA first African country to introduce carbon emissions tax

IndyGeorgia

8/18/2012 6:50 pm

News

Mine violence hits at South Africa's political problem

IndyGeorgia

4/3/2010 6:00 pm

Obituary

White supremacist leader killed in South Africa

the wanderer

6/18/2009 1:00 am

Study

Quarter of men in South Africa admit rape, survey finds

Gaear Grimsrud

1/1/2009 6:00 am

Obituary

Anti-apartheid icon Suzman dies

L'illusionniste

10/5/2008 7:00 pm

News

Post-Apartheid South Africa Enters Anxious Era

ArmyDem

6/13/2005 2:00 pm

News

South Africa's 'rain queen' dies at 27

MadViking

6/10/2005 2:00 pm

Event

South Africa Gets 1st Black Chief Justice

Brandon

5/26/2005 12:00 pm

News

Pretoria name change is approved

Ben

4/28/2005 2:00 pm

News

Farmer convicted of feeding employee to lions

Brandon

1/3/2005 12:00 am

News

Young initiates kill circumcision nurse

Brandon

7/10/2004 12:00 am

Amusing

S African becomes world's fastest centenarian sprinter

Picimpalious


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