Cameroon (Republic of)

History of Relations| Diplomatic Representation | Travel Info | Health Requirements | Climate Info | Currency Info | Trade Info | Visits and Meetings| Agreements | Interest Groups/ Organisations

History of Relations

South Africa and the Republic of Cameroon established diplomatic relations on 29 April 1994.

Diplomatic Representation

South African Representation in Cameroon

H E Ms K R Magau
High Commissioner Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary

South African High Commission

Cameroon Representation in South Africa

H E Mr A Kouambo Jomague
High Commissioner

Cameroon High Commission

Travel Info

Air Travel

There are direct flights from Johannesburg to Douala and Yaounde with Air Cameroon. Kenya Airways has connections via Nairobi. There are daily connections via Paris.

Visa Requirements for South Africans

For more information contact the Cameroon High Commission in Pretoria.

Health Requirements

Immunisation against Cholera and Hepatitis A, B and E is strongly recommended before departure from South Africa. Immunisation against polio, and tetanus is also recommended. There is a high risk of malaria throughout the year. A yellow fever vaccination certificate is required.

For further information go to Travelers' Health.

Climate Info

Cameroon has a tropical climate. Especially the south is very hot and humid.

For up-to-date weather information click here.

Currency Info

Cameroon is a member of the " Communaute Financiere Africaine" (African Financial Community) or CFA Franc Zone, made up of a group of West and Central African nations. The CFA, which is the only legal tender, is not freely convertible. It is on a fixed exchange rate the Euro, namely 1 Euro = + - 656 FCFA (655 957).

For current exchange rates click here

State and Official Visits / Bilateral Meetings

Education Minister Naledi Phandor visit Cameroon during

Bilateral Agreements

If you have any queries with regard to treaties please contact the Treaty Section at 012 351 0892/0742 or send an e-mail to:

Trade Info

For current information on trade statistics between South Africa and Cameroon, visit the web site of the Department of Trade and Industry of South Africa.

Interest Groups and Information

No Information



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