Niger (Republic of)
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History of Relations
relations were established on 9 May 1994. The South African embassy in Abidjan,
Côte d'Ivoire, is accredited as non-residential Mission to Niger.
South African Representation in Niger
Chargé d’Affaires a.i.
Mr M A Mudimeli
South African Embassy
Representation in South Africa
H E Ms R Mayaki
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary
Embassy of Niger
requirements for South Africans
Holders of private South
African passports must be in possession of a valid visa before entering the Republic
The cost per person for a visa is CFA Francs 25,000 (i.e. ±R250).
Applications must be accompanied by two passport photographs. The Niger Government
does not have diplomatic representation in South Africa, but as the main air travel
hub in West Africa runs through Abidjan, capital of Côté d'Ivoire, a visa application
can be submitted to the Embassy of Niger in Abidjan.
Immunisation against hepatitis A and hepatitis
B is strongly recommended before departure from South Africa. Immunisation
against poliomyelitis, tetanus, typhoid and cholera is also recommended.
Malaria is not really a problem in Niger, although it does exist. A yellow
fever vaccination certificate is required.
For further information go
to Travelers' Health.
vary between 34 - 38 degrees C throughout all seasons. Evenings tend to be cooler
in the upper regions of the country.
weather information click
The monetary unit is the CFA Franc, underpinned by the French
Franc (FF). (Conversion rate : 1 FF=100 FCFA)
current exchange rates click
State and Official
Visits / Bilateral Meetings
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: email@example.com
South Africa's main exports to Niger include iron and steel products,
machinery and mechanical appliances.
For current information on trade statistics
between South Africa and Niger, visit the web site of the Department
of Trade and Industry of South Africa
Groups and Information