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October 2020   

Dear Friends,

Welcome to the South African Embassy website and find below the highlights of the month. As South Africa slowly approcahes the festive season, Turkey and South Africa are currently experiencing the best of their respective seasons wherein its neither cold nor hot. The beautiful flaura and fauna in both countries are currently more impressing and worth enjoying.

In relation to the current alert level 1 of the risk adjusted approach of South Africa’s Disaster Management Act, we are expecting movement in tourism and we wish all travellers safe and memorable visits. 

Marine Month 1 to 31 October 2020

National Marine Month creates awareness of South Africa's marine and coastal environments and the benefits that our oceans bring to our nation. South Africa is nestled between two currents: the warm Agulhas Current with rich ocean biodiversity, but not a large fish stocks and the cold Benguela system that supports large fisheries such as those focused on the small pelagic (anchovy and sardine) and the demersal (hake) stocks. These currents, in addition to the cold southern oceans, are key drivers of South Africa climate and rainfall conditions. Read More..

 

Deputy President David Mabuza
DAVID MABUZA 
Deputy President
of the Republic of South Africa
President Cyril Ramaphosa
CYRIL RAMAPHOSA
President 
of the Republic of South Africa
Minister Dr Naledi Pandor
NALEDI PANDOR 
Minister 
of the Republic of South Africa
Turkish nationals are exempted for Visa for a period of 30 days for touristic, official and business visit. They must hold a return ticket and letter of invitation if applicable.
 

Repatriation of South Africans

The waiting is over. We are proud to announce that after extensive and lengthy liaison with kind & considerate

The Embassy of South Africa responds

The Embassy of South Africa responds positive to the South African citizens in Antalya, and intervenes on the

MESSAGE BY PRESIDENT ON COVID-19

MESSAGE BY PRESIDENT CYRIL RAMAPHOSA ON COVID-19 PANDEMIC MONDAY, 30 MARCH 2020          

INFO to SA CITIZENS in TURKEY

INFORMATION TO SOUTH AFRICAN CITIZENS IN TURKEY South African citizens residing in Turkey, please take note of the

Key Highlights

 
  • South Africa celebrates October as Transport Month and during this month South Africa aims to demonstrate some of the steps taken to respond to some transport challenges and progressively move towards mobility as a service.
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Quote of the Month

 

“Honesty, sincerity, simplicity, humility, pure generosity, absence of vanity, readiness to serve others -qualities which are within easy reach of every soul- are the foundation of one's spritual life"


 ~ Nelson Mandela

 

Joke of the Month

 

Man and the Cat
A man hated his wife's cat and he decided to get rid of it. He drove 20 blocks away from home and dropped the cat there. The cat was already walking up the driveway when he approached his home. 

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Contact Us


SOUTH AFRICAN EMBASSY

Filistin Sokak No: 27 GOP 06700 Ankara Turkey

Telephone: +90 (312)  405 68 61

Visa Section: + 90 ( 312) 405 68 71

Fax: +90 (312) 446 64 34

E-Mail: general.ankara@dirco.gov.za

Emergency Number Consular Services: +90 (537) 912 58 07

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