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  South Africa
Institutions
  SA Executive  Cyril Ramaphosa 0 19 +36.50%
  SA National Assembly  African National Congress 0 19 +36.50%
 SA National Council of Provinces   
  SA Premiers  African National Congress 0 19 +77.78%
State
 Eastern Cape  6,562,053
 Free State  2,745,590
 Gauteng  12,272,263
 KwaZulu-Natal  10,267,300
 Limpopo  5,404,868
 Mpumalanga  4,039,939
 North West Province  3,509,953
 Northern Cape  1,145,861
 Western Cape  5,822,734
Judiciary
  SA Constitutional Court  Mogoeng Mogoeng 1 11 +100.00%
Local Elections
  Local Elections  African National Congress 0 16 +27.02%
Party Leadership
  African National Congress  Cyril Ramaphosa 0 17 +3.81%
  Congress of the People  Mosiuoa Lekota 1 08 +100.00%
  Democratic Alliance  Mmusi Maimane 0 18 +100.00%
  Economic Freedom Fighters  Julius Malema 0 13 +100.00%
  Inkatha Freedom Party  Mangosuthu Buthelezi 1 75 +100.00%


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Botswana  
Lesotho  
Mozambique  
Namibia  
Swaziland  
Zimbabwe  
Oceans / Seas / Gulfs
Indian Ocean  
South Atlantic Ocean  

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Websitehttp://www.gov.za/
Established April 07, 1652
Disbanded Still Active
ContributorGerald Farinas
Last ModifiedIndyGeorgia August 17, 2011 08:18pm
DescriptionRepublic of South Africa
Suid Afrika

A former British colony and later a loose republican union of ethnic constituencies, the modern nation of South Africa is situated on the southern tip of the continent of Africa. With its capital in Pretoria and government seat in Cape Town, South Africa is comprised of 9 provinces: Eastern Cape, Free State, Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal, Limpopo, Mpumalanga, North-West, Northern Cape, Western Cape. Its people are 75% black and 14% black speaking 11 official languages: Afrikaans, English, Ndebele, Pedi, Sotho, Swazi, Tsonga, Tswana, Venda, Xhosa, Zulu.

A republic, South Africa is led by its parliament-elected President, who stands as both head of state and government. A bicameral parliament is responsible for legislation. The parliament is comprised of the National Assembly and the National Council of Provinces.

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South Africa Provinces (2009-Present) Apr 3, 2009-



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Foreign Affairs of South Africa  Discuss
Government of South Africa  Discuss
Parliament of South Africa  Discuss
Permanent Mission of South Africa to the United Nations  Discuss
The Local Government Handbook  Discuss

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Aug 03, 2016 02:00am Aug 03, 2016 05:00pm General Election South Africa Municipal Elections  IndyGeorgia 
May 08, 2019 12:00am May 08, 2019 02:00pm General Election South Africa General Election  Bojicat 

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Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Oct 21, 2016 01:00pm News South Africa to quit international criminal court  Article IndyGeorgia 
Apr 30, 2013 11:00am News Britain to cut aid to South Africa in 2015  Article IndyGeorgia 
Feb 28, 2013 09:00am News SA first African country to introduce carbon emissions tax  Article IndyGeorgia 
Aug 18, 2012 06:50pm News Mine violence hits at South Africa's political problem  Article IndyGeorgia 
Apr 03, 2010 06:00pm Obituary White supremacist leader killed in South Africa  Article the wanderer 
Jun 18, 2009 01:00am Study Quarter of men in South Africa admit rape, survey finds  Article Karma Policeman 

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