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Location: Southern Africa, at the southern tip of the continent of Africa
Capital: Pretoria
Population: 48,577,000
Independence Day: 31 May 1910 (from UK)
Date Joined: Rejoined 1994, (South Africa withdrew from the Commonwealth on its own accord in 1961)
Currency: Rand (ZAR)
Total Area: 1,219,912 sq km
Languages: Afrikaans, English, Ndebele, Pedi, Sotho, Swazi, Tsonga, Tswana, Venda, Xhosa, Zulu
Head of the Government: President HE Cyril Ramaphosa (since 15 February 2018)
Web site: http://www.gov.za
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Giant African baobab trees die suddenly after thousands of years

Demise of nine out of 13 of the ancient landmarks linked to climate change by researchers
Some of Africa’s oldest and biggest baobab trees have abruptly died,

News Source:theguardian.com
News Type:News Published date: 13-June-2018
  

Ramaphosa in London for Commonwealth meeting

President Cyril Ramaphosa departed for London on Monday to lead a South African delegation to the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM 2018)

News Source:enca.com
News Type:News Published date: 18-March-2018
  

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela: Anti-apartheid campaigner dies at 81

She and her former husband Nelson Mandela, who were both jailed, were a symbol of the country's anti-apartheid struggle for three decades.

News Source:www.bbc.com
News Type:News Published date: 03-April-2018
  

Ramaphosa elected as South Africa's new president

Cyril Ramaphosa on Thursday was elected as South Africa's new president by ruling party legislators after the resignation of Jacob Zuma.

News Source:www.capebretonpost.com
News Type:News Published date: 16-February-2018
  

Madiba’s dream is realised

His legacy is extraordinary - from the 1950s, he was instrumental in formation of the ANC Youth League

News Source:bbc.com
News Type:News Published date: 06-February-2018
  
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