Thank you for visiting our official website, we hope you will find the information useful, whether you are planning to visit South Africa or are interested in remaining current with the activities of the South African Embassy in Washington DC.
The Mission is committed to inculcating the spirit of Ubuntu and the “Batho Pele” (People First) principles, in the provision of its services; which is reflective of our country’s values of putting humanity central to all that we do. South Africa is open for business and continues to provide a wealth of opportunities for those looking at investing in an emerging market that boosts a stable democracy, incredible infrastructure and world class financial systems.
We remain a premier destination for tourism and always welcome an opportunity to welcome you to our country of beautiful scenery, wildlife, beaches and amazing climate. What is more important however is that you will meet culturally diverse South Africans, waiting to welcome you to our rainbow nation!
Should you need more information, I encourage you to reach out to me and my team through our provided contact details, which you will find on this website.
Chargé dˈ Affaires : Ms Yoliswa Mvebe
South African Embassy in the United States of America
- Kindly note that in light of the United States of America mourning the loss of President George H W Bush, President Donald Trump has issued an Executive Order to close Federal Offices and excuse all Federal employees from duty on Wednesday, 5 December 2018. Based on this decision, the Embassy will also be closed and will resume normal business hours on Thursday, 6 December 2018. Thank You
“Our lowest fares of the year from $699* round-trip from New York and Washington, DC to Africa for Winter and Spring travel”
South African Airways (SAA), the national flag carrier of South Africa, is offering tremendous savings with special fares from the U.S. to destinations in Africa for 7-days only over the Thanksgiving holiday. Low fares are offered from Washington, DC-Dulles International Airport and New York-JFK International Airport to Johannesburg, South Africa starting from $699.00* round-trip….
- Read the SAA media release: Celebrate The Thanksgiving Holiday with South African Airways’ Sale of the Season to Africa
- Kindly note that in lieu of the Thanksgiving Holiday the Embassy will be closed from 12:30 on Wednesday, 21 November 2018 and will resume normal business hours on Monday, 26 November 2018. Thank You
- When: Thursday, November 15th 2018
- Time: 11am – 2pm (Luncheon will be served )
- Venue: Buckhead Club 3344 Peachtree Road N.E. -Suite 2600 Atlanta, GA 30326
- RSVP: Wednesday , Nov 14th 2018, 12-pm to email@example.com
- Dress Code: Business Attire
- Very Limited Space!!
Mr. Malose Letsoalo, Minister: Economic at the Embassy of South Africa will be available for one-on-one meetings. If interested, kindly request a meeting in your RSVP.
Reaching the $100 Billion Mark:
“LGBTI Inclusive Investment in South Africa”
In early 2018, South African President Cyril Ramaphosa appointed a team of business and finance experts to attract $100 billion in investment to boost the South African economy over the next 5 years. As the first event during Global LGBTI Business Week, a panel of experts from the private sector, government, academia, and PLUS: The LGBTI+ Business Network in South Africa will discuss how these sectors can work to make this investment inclusive of LGBTI business owners and LGBTI people.
- When: Tuesday November 13, 2018
- Time: 6:30 pm-8:00 pm
- Where: Embassy of South Africa: 3051 Massachusetts Avenue NW Washington DC 20008
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- Merchantry Worldwide: https://www.merchantry-worldwide.com/mandela-at-100
It is with deep sadness, that the Embassy of the Republic of South Africa hereby informs that Dr Edna Molewa, Minister of Environmental Affairs, who passed on in the morning on Saturday, 22 September 2018 at the age of 61 in South Africa.
A book of condolences will be opened at the Embassy, located at 3051 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, from Wednesday 26th September to Friday 5th October, 2018 from 10:00 am to 16:00 pm, for all those wishing to convey their respects to the memory of the late Dr. Molewa
MAY HER SOUL REST IN PEACE
- Date: September 29, 2018
- Time: 8:45 a. m.
- Address: 4940 Canal Rd NW, 20007 Washington, DC
We are holding this event to honour Nelson Mandela on the 100th anniversary of his birth. parkrun DC has graciously offered to co-host the event and will partner with the Embassy and the Comrades Marathon to celebrate the life of Nelson Mandela.
The guest of honour will be Bruce Fordyce, the nine-time winner of the Comrades Marathon and Director of parkrun South Africa, which since 2011 has seen 600,000 South Africans of all backgrounds complete 6 million 5Ks.
The run-walk will start promptly at 9:15 a.m. and special edition finishers medals will be presented to all participants. Due to heavy traffic congestion at the entrance, guests are encouraged to arrive no later than 8:45 a.m.
There is no cost for this event; however, attendees may instead consider making a charitable donation to the Nelson Mandela Children’s Hospital: https://donatenow.networkforgood.org/MandelasLastWish
All runners/walkers should please register for the Fletcher’s Cove parkrun at: https://www.parkrun.us/register/\ and then RSVP no later than September 27 to firstname.lastname@example.org indicating the number of people in your party (Runner/walkers and spectators).
For more details on Fletcher’s Cove parkrun, click here: http://www.parkrun.us/fletcherscove/. Only participants with the parkrun registration barcode will be eligible to participate and due to limited spaces a RSVP is a requirement.
Embassy of South Africa
18 September 2018
The South African Embassy in partnership with The Embassy Guild will host the 2018 U.S. Midterm Election Briefing on Wednesday, September 19, 2018.
The Democratic Election Expert, Mr Adam Weiss; Republican Election Expert, Mr Matt Hoekstra; as well as Foreign Policy Expert, Mr Ken Guide will share their thoughts on the forthcoming U.S. Mid-term elections; possible outcome scenarios and the envisaged impact on the political land scape in the U.S. The discussions will look into how the Mid-term elections outcomes could shape the US political landscape and possible impact for the 2020 US Presidential elections.
- Time: 6:00 pm -8: 30 pm
- Enquiries: Thilivhali Ratshitanga, 202 390 6402 or email@example.com
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3150 Massachusetts Ave NW
Washington DC 20008