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: 26 May 2017








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Mapungubwe: South Africa’s lost city of gold

One thousand years ago, Mapungubwe in Limpopo province was the centre of the largest kingdom in the subcontinent, where a highly sophisticated people traded gold and ivory with China, India and Egypt.



Please note that the Liaison Office of South Africa will be closed on the following days in May 2017 for public holidays:

Monday, 01 May - Workers' Day
Monday, 29 May - adjusted holiday
Tuesday, 30 May - Dragon Boat Festival

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.

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SA delegates attend Capacity Building Programme.
Public Holidays 2017
President Zuma opens Tourism Indaba 2017 in Durban.
DIRCO embarks on a series of activities marking Africa Month.
South African researchers discover new exoplanet.
Cape Town named top city in Africa for business tourism.
President Zuma leads Team SA to World Economic Forum on Africa (WEFA).
New Maluti-A-Phofung SEZ to transform economy.
SA shines at Zimbabwe Trade Fair.
President Zuma to launch Special Economic Zone.
SA to host major international events.
SAA and Hawaiian Airlines partnership to make Pacific island travel more accessible for South Africans.
Pirates rookie Gift Ngoepe 1st African player to reach MLB.
South African finalists dominate 2017 African Responsible Tourism Awards.
SA tops African destinations for the Super-Rich - Report.
UWC graduate becomes first black African woman to earn a Biotech Honours Cum Laude.
SEZ Programme attracting billions.
SA continues to attract tourists.
SA cities ranked among top wealthiest African cities.
South African mined diamond "Pink Star" sells for record-breaking $71.2 mn.
Young South African activist honoured with mural in New York.
SA's Otter Trail listed as the best hike in the world.
Swellendam named Africa's top eco-friendly destination.
Trans African Locomotive launched.
90 small tourism businesses is the focus at Indaba.
British ecology award for UCT student.
BRAND SA in Australia to persuade expats to fly the flag for South Africa.
Fifty years after heart transplant, SA makes another cardiac breakthrough.
SA adventurer powers to new world record.
Rabada cracks ODI top 5 ranking.

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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