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The South African Embassy is temporary closed until 13.4.2020 in line with directions from the Austrian Government in combatting the outbreak of the Corona Virus.

The Embassy will be open from Mondays – Fridays 10:00 – 12:00 for essential services only.

Please contact +43 664 117 1801 for further assistance

South African citizens on holiday in Europe are urged to immediately return to South Africa without delay.  The situation is critical and you are requested to contact your travel agency or airline.

Please be advised that as of the 1 July 2019, as advised by the Vienna District Municipality 19th district, it will be compulsory to have a paid parking ticket (“Parkschein”) when parking in the 19th district, including when visiting the South African Embassy at Sandgasse 33.

Parking tickets are available at: TABAK shops, petrol stations, post offices in Vienna

Topnews, South Africa

06. April 2020

FROM THE DESK OF THE PRESIDENT

Dear Fellow South African,

One thing we have learnt about the coronavirus over the last three months is that it does not respect borders. It has spread across Asia, Europe, North, Central and South America and Africa.

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Topnews, South Africa

31. March 2020

SPEAKING NOTES FOR THE MINISTER OF INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS AND COOPERATION, DR NALEDI PANDOR, AT THE PRESS BRIEFING ON SOUTH AFRICA’S RESPONSE TO COVID-19 PANDEMIC

SOUTH AFRICANS STRANDED ABROAD

The COVID-19 pandemic is unprecedented and is giving rise to problems and challenges that governments across the world are struggling to deal with. Over the last two months the world has changed dramatically and this... |+| read article

Topnews, South Africa

12. March 2020

STATEMENT BY PRESIDENT CYRIL RAMAPHOSA AT THE INAUGURAL MEETING OF THE AFRICAN UNION CONTACT GROUP ON LIBYA, OYO, REPUBLIC OF CONGO

Your Excellency, President Denis Sassou N’Guesso, Chairperson of the AU High-level Committee on Libya and the AU Contact Group on Libya
Your Excellency, President Idriss Déby Itno, President of the Republic of Chad
Your Excellency Moussa Faki, Chairperson of the... |+| read article

Topnews, South Africa

09. March 2020

FROM THE DESK OF THE PRESIDENT

Dear Fellow South African,

It is a quarter of a century since the world came together in Beijing for the landmark Fourth UN World Conference on Women, which adopted a far-reaching platform for action for the emancipation of women.

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Topnews, South Africa

02. March 2020

FROM THE DESK OF THE PRESIDENT

Dear Fellow South African,

The Budget presented by Finance Minister Tito Mboweni last week presents a sobering assessment of the state of our economy.

The figures make it plain that unless we act now to turn things around, there... |+| read article

Topnews, South Africa

01. March 2020

2020 HUMAN RIGHTS MONTH, 1 to 31 MARCH

This year’s Human Rights Month marks the 60th anniversary since the Sharpeville Massacre which took place on 21 March 1960, where the apartheid police shot and killed 69 people in a peaceful protest march. Human Rights Month is commemorated annually in March to remind South... |+| read article

Topnews, International relations

25. February 2020

PRESENTATION OF CREDENTIALS - SLOVENIA

HE Ambassador Rapulane Molekane presented his credentials as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of South Africa to the Slovenian President Mr Borut Pahor, at the Presidential Palace, Ljubljana, Slovenia on 25 February 2020.

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South African Embassy, Vienna
Sandgasse 33, 1190 Vienna, Austria
Tel.: +43 1 320 6493
Fax: +43 1 320 6493 51
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