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COVID-19 Information

COVID-19 Information Last updated: July 26, 2021 For non-U.S. citizens seeking information about current travel restrictions affecting travel to the United States, please see https://za.usembassy.gov/visas/ *** Effective January 26, all airline passengers to the United States ages two years and older must provide a negative COVID-19 viral test taken within three calendar days of travel. Alternatively, ...
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United States Donates 5.7 Million COVID-19 Doses to South Africa

Press Release | July 28, 2021   The U.S. Mission in South Africa announces a donation by the United States Government of 5.7 million doses of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine as part of the Biden-Harris Administration’s global efforts to fight the COVID-19 pandemic.  This gift from the people of the United States – the largest bilateral ...
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Dynamic electrical motor and generator analyzer (Cape Town)

 The request for quotes for the supply of a dynamic electrical motor and generator analyzer such as the Baker EXP4000 or similar. DOWNLOAD: Request for Quotes (MSWord 268KB) »  General Summary of Supplies RequiredThe U.S. Consulate Cape Town, South Africa is requesting quotes for the supply of a dynamic electrical motor and generator analyzer such as the Baker EXP4000 or similar to ...
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Security Alert: The U.S. Mission to South Africa continues to closely monitor security developments in KwaZulu-Natal, Gauteng, and across South Africa

Security Alert – U.S. Mission to South Africa (July 15, 2021) Locations:  KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng Provinces Event:  The U.S. Mission to South Africa continues to closely monitor security developments in KwaZulu-Natal, Gauteng, and across South Africa.  Local media reporting indicates that the recent unrest is negatively impacting some supply chains within South Africa.  Because of disruptions to the Port of Durban and overland transportation routes, there may be some ...
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46 Participants Selected for the 2021 Mandela Washington Fellowship

Media Release | July 15, 2021 Launched in 2014, the  Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders  is the flagship program of the  Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI)  and embodies the U.S. commitment to invest in the future of Africa.  YALI was created in 2010 and supports young Africans as they spur economic growth and prosperity, strengthen democratic governance, and enhance peace and security across Africa.  Since 2014, nearly ...
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Security Alert: Civil unrest and protests continue throughout KwaZulu-Natal Province and Johannesburg and Pretoria in Gauteng Province

Security Alert – U.S. Mission to South Africa (July 13, 2021) Locations:  Durban and Pietermaritzburg in KwaZulu-Natal Province; Johannesburg and Pretoria in Gauteng Province  Event:  Civil unrest and protests continue throughout KwaZulu-Natal Province and Johannesburg and Pretoria in Gauteng Province.  Following reports of blockages on many provincial and municipal transit routes, increased violence, vandalism, and criminal activity at commercial centers, and calls for calm by President Cyril Ramaphosa, the ...
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