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Soul Food & Civil Rights: A History Told Around the Table – Black History Month

The U.S. Embassy in Pretoria celebrated Black History Month with an ECA Speaker Program called ‘Soul Food and Civil Rights: History Around the Table’. This online event took place on Friday, February 26, 2021. The global theme for Black History Month 2021 is “The Black Family,” and the U.S. Embassy in South Africa celebrated this ...
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COVID-19 Information

COVID-19 Information Last updated: April 8, 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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U.S. Navy Vessel Visits the Port of Cape Town

The U.S. Navy Expeditionary Sea Base USS Hershel “Woody” Williams (ESB 4) arrived in Cape Town, South Africa for a port visit, Feb. 20, 2021.  Williams is the second U.S. ship to stop in Cape Town in the last 12 months. The USS Carney last visited in March of 2020 after being at sea for thirty ...
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South African Research Scholar Program Applications Now Open

Applications are now open for the 2022–2023 Fulbright South African Research Scholar Program. This program is an opportunity for South African university faculty or research institute professionals to conduct research in their field of expertise at an academic or research institution in the United States for a period of three to nine months.  The fully-funded ...
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U.S. and Western Cape trade and investment partnership launched

Press Release / United States Consul General Cape Town / February 4th, 2021  U.S. and Western Cape trade and investment partnership launched On 5 February 2021, the U.S. Consulate General in Cape Town and the Western Cape government jointly launched a Trade and Investment Promotion Partnership which will build on the momentum of the existing ...
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