The Republic of Mali

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

History of Relations

Full diplomatic relations between South Africa and Mali were established on 16 May 1994. The Republic of Mali established an Embassy in Pretoria on 28 December 1995. The Ambassador of Mali to South Africa is H E Mr L M J Bastide. The South African Ambassador to Senegal is accredited to Mali.

Diplomatic Representation

South African Representation in Mali

Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary

South African Embassy

Malian Representation in South Africa

Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary

Malian Embassy

Travel Info

Visa requirements for South Africans

South African passport holders require entry visas for Mali. For more information contact the Malian Embassy in South Africa.

Health requirements

There is a high risk of contracting Malaria. A Yellow Fever Certificate is necessary. A Tetanus injection is recommended. For further information go to Travelers' Health.

Climate Info

There are three main seasons. June to October is the rainy season, while October to February is cool and February to June is extremely hot and dry.

For up-to-date weather information click here.

Currency Info

The monetary unit is the West African Franc (CFA).

For current exchange rates click here.

State and Official Visits / Bilateral Meetings

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Bilateral Agreements

IIf you have any queries with regard to treaties please contact the Treaty Section of the Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO) at 012 351 1000.

Trade Info

For current information on trade statistics between South Africa and Mali, visit the website of the Department of Trade, Industry and Competition of South Africa.

Interest Groups and Information

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