Liaison Office of South Africa

                    in Taiwan, Taipei                                                          


                                        Suite 1301, 13th FL., 205 Tun Hwa North Rd., Taipei 105, Taiwan                            

                                        Tel: (02) 8175-8588           Fax: (02) 2712-5109                                                             last updated: 22 August 2016








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Revisiting Zola Budd versus Mary Decker, 1984 Olympics

Middle distance runners South African Zola Budd and American Mary Decker reunite in a new documentary that revisits their much-hyped race at the 1984 Olympics that caused a controversial athletic moment.


Due to the security considerations and the up-surge in the number of visa applications, the Mission would like to emphasize that it is on top of the situation and is working hard to lessen the waiting period for both applications and receipt of visas. The Mission would also like to implore the broader community in Taiwan to be patient.

Issued by HoM: MN Aphane


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Q and A with few of South Africa's influential women

Behind the success of South African stars such as Bonang Matheba, Farah Fortune, Kass Naidoo and Nomzamo Mbatha are women who helped them flourish. They have all gained admirable qualities and valuable life lessons from the women in their lives.


Bonang Matheba, media personality


South African female authors share their journeys

Two South African female authors share the journey of their writing process. The books they have penned address issues many women can identify with, one of which tells stories of 11 other women.

South Africa's top women gather

The first Annual Top Women Conference is a symposium that aims to be different. It brings together people who want to make a real difference regarding the gender agenda. Currently under way, the keynote address was delivered by executive director of UN Women Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka.

Video: Must watch Tedx Talks of inspiring South African women

Tedx Talks celebrates the success of South African women. These six women share their stories of discovery, success, and overcoming challenges.

Researcher honoured for drought forecasting tool

The head of ICT at the Central University of Technology in the Free State has developed a tool to predict drought, as accurately as 98%. For her work, Dr Muthoni Masinde walked away with a top prize at the annual Women in Science Awards.

Eco-tourism in South Africa's winelands

Eco-tourism in South Africa's winelands is thriving, with visitors to the Western Cape increasingly as interested in exploring the wealth of eco-tourism activities on offer as they are in sampling the region's famous wines.


Private equity and investment in Africa

Is Africa the world's most under-rated investment destination? Could the continent offer better returns on cheaper capital? Could private equity be the key to unlocking the wealth of the world's largest market and the last frontier of growth in an ailing global economy?


South Africa 'has investment advantage'

Stability and predictability of institutions, a free press and a transparent Constitution and government give South Africa an advantage over many developing countries in attracting investment, but more must be done to stamp out corruption, says Goldman Sachs International MD Colin Coleman.


SA home to three best airports in Africa

South Africa's three major international airports, OR Tambo International, Cape Town International and King Shaka International, scored a treble at the 2011 Skytrax World Airport Awards, being named the top three airports in Africa.


Making it easier to do business in SA

The government plans to make it easier to do business in South Africa by setting up a national one-stop shop for investment approvals, reforming BEE codes, and simplifying the red tape required of small businesses.


Kruger Park: jewel in SA's wildlife crown

The world-renowned Kruger National Park, South Africa's largest game reserve, offers incomparable game and bird viewing, and accommodation to suit every taste, within a biodiversity hotspot the size of a small country.


Building the nation's brand
Working to improve the country's competitiveness abroad; contributing to social cohesion and nation brand ambassadorship at home.

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