Republic of Rwanda
of Relations | Diplomatic Representation | Travel
Info | Health Requirements | Climate Info
| Currency Info | Trade Info | Visits
and Meetings | Agreements | Interest Groups/
History of Relations
diplomatic relations were established between South Africa and Rwanda in May 1995.
South African Representation in Rwanda
Africa established residential representation in Rwanda on 30 September 2000.
H E Mr M B M Mpahlwa
High Commissioner Extraordinary and Plenitpotentiary
South African High Commission
Representation in South Africa
H E Mr E S Kayihura
High Commission of the Republic of Rwanda
Visa Requirements for South Africans
For more information contact the Rwandan Embassy in Pretoria.
yellow fever vaccination certificate is required. Malaria prophylaxis is highly
For further information go to Travelers' Health.
country is rugged, with the highest parts, over 2000 m above sea level, to the
west. To the east the land slopes towards various marshy lakes which form the
border with Tanzania. The climate is tropical with annual rainfall between 800
to 1400 mm.
For up-to-date weather information click here.
unit is the Rwandan Franc (RWF), divided into 100 centimes. The currency is not freely convertible.
current exchange rates click here.
and Official Visits / Bilateral Meetings
If 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.
For current information on trade statistics between South Africa
and Rwanda, visit the website of the Department
of Trade, Industry and Competition of South Africa.
Groups and Information