South Africa

Country in Africa

South Africa, officially the Republic of South Africa (RSA), is the southernmost country in Africa. With over 59ย million people, it is the world's 23rd-most populous nation and covers an area of 1,221,037 square kilometres. South Africa has three capital cities: executive Pretoria, judicial Bloemfontein and legislative Cape Town. The largest city is Johannesburg. About 80% of South Africans are of Black African ancestry, divided among a variety of ethnic groups speaking different African languages. The remaining population consists of Africa's largest communities of European, Asian, and Multiracial ancestry.

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The two leaders discussed the initiative taken at the WTO by India and South Africa for global waiver on patent protection for vaccines.
Credit: DNA - Published 17 hours ago

Three-time Lion Matt Dawson says head coach Warren Gatland has once again got his selection right for this summer's South Africa tour.
Credit: BBC Sport - Published 2 days ago

Wales great Alun Wyn Jones is confirmed as captain for the British and Irish Lions' tour of South Africa.
Credit: BBC Sport - Published 2 days ago

Wales great Alun Wyn Jones is to be confirmed as captain of the British and Irish Lions for the tour of South Africa.
Credit: BBC Sport - Published 2 days ago

The who, what and when as the British and Irish Lions prepare to reveal their squad to tour South Africa this summer.
Credit: BBC Sport - Published 3 days ago

With just two days to go before Warren Gatland reveals the British and Irish Lions players to take on South Africa, Rugby Union Weekly presenters Ugo Monye and..
Credit: BBC Sport - Published 3 days ago

Left-field selections are something of a British and Irish Lions tradition - who could be a surprise pick for the 2021 tour of South Africa?
Credit: BBC Sport - Published 5 days ago

England scrum-half Ben Youngs withdraws from contention for the British and Irish Lions tour of South Africa because of family reasons.
Credit: BBC Sport - Published 6 days ago

Dramatic dashcam footage has shown the moment a van carrying cash in South Africa was bombarded with bullets as robbers opened fire.
1 week ago • Sky News
Surge testing is to be deployed in the London borough of Tower Hamlets after several cases of the South African and Brazilian variants were found.
1 week ago • Sky News
Britain's Sunny Edwards is the new IBF world flyweight champion after a superb win over South Africa's Moruti Mthalane.
Credit: BBC Sport - Published 1 week ago

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