Guinea (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 Guinea established diplomatic relations on 16 February 1995. The current Ambassador of Guinea to South Africa is H E Mr G Toure.

Diplomatic Representation

South African Representation in Guinea

South African Embassy

H E Mr M M Mdingi
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary

Guinea Representation in South Africa

Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary

Embassy of Guinea

Travel Info

Visa requirements for South Africans

South African passport holders require entry visas for Guinea. For more information contact the Embassy of Guinea.

Health requirements

A valid international health certificate proving vaccination against yellow fever is required. Malaria is a high risk throughout the year.

For further information go to Travelers' Health.

Climate Info

Dry from December to May. Rainy from June to November. Heavy rain season from July to August.

For up-to-date weather information click here.


Guinea Frank.

For current exchange rates click here.


The official language is French. Local languages are Susu, Malinké and Fula.

State and Official Visits / Bilateral Meetings

No Information

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 Guinea, visit the web site of the Department of Trade and Industry of South Africa

Interest Groups and Information


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