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: 05 December 2016

                                south.africa@msa.hinet.net


 

 

 

 

 

     

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South Africa's Black Mambas inspire Hollywood film

The story of South Africa's Black Mamba anti-poaching unit, made up of female game rangers, is to become a Hollywood film that will highlight their work in protecting threatened wildlife, particularly rhino.

 


Please note that the Liaison Office of South Africa will be closed from Friday, 23 December 2016 to 02 January 2017.

No visa applications or appointments will be accepted from 14 December 2016 to 03 January 2017.

From 15 to 22 December 2016, this office will only dispatch passports. Passports not collected on or before 22 December 2016 can only be collected from 03 January 2017.

Normal services will resume from Tuesday, 03 January 2017.


Please note that the Liaison Office of South Africa is having technical problems with the phone system and cannot receive incoming calls. The public is requested to call this temporary line, 0932-188084 for enquiries and appointments until further notice.

 


Liaison Office of South Africa is on Facebook.


Female and rural farmers focus of agro-processing conference

Insight into the training offered to emerging farmers at Buhle Farmers' Academy, as well as the potential of indigenous crops to bring food security to African farmers were hot topics at the Agro-Processing Africa Conference.

 

Zamo Shongwe, Buhle Buhle Farmers Academy, Zamo Shongwe

 


South Africa makes history with HIV vaccine trial

South Africa is taking part in an experimental vaccine programme to curb HIV. Just over 5 000 volunteers, from 15 cities across five provinces, will participate, following screening. Results from the trial will be released in late 2020.

Where to get help in South Africa if you are being abused

Numerous organisations around South Africa provide services such as counselling, temporary shelter and legal help to people in abusive relationships. We've compiled a guide with phone numbers and other contact details.

Mandela Children's Hospital finally opens

More than 10 years in the planning, grown from one of Nelson Mandela's most cherished dreams, a state-of-the-art Johannesburg paediatric hospital named for the former statesman, will officially open its doors on 2 December 2016.

South African satellite ready for lift off

A nanosatellite built in South Africa will be sent to space early next year to collect data for atmospheric research as part of the European Commission's QB50 project.

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.

  Positive SA 


  


                 

                       South Africa Photo Galleries

 

SA Photo Galleries
SA's people, coastline, wildlife, birdlife, flora, rock art ... take a quick photo tour of a country as diverse as it is beautiful.


                          

      Mapping South Africa 

             Mapping South Africa

Find accommodation, find a restaurant, find an address, find directions ... find your way on our interactive, multi-dimensional, macro to micro  South Africa map.


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