Sudan (The Republic of the)
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Info | Health Requirements | Climate Info
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South Africa and the Republic of the Sudan established
diplomatic relations in 1994. The first South African non-resident Ambassador
Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Sudan, Ambassador WAW Nhlapo presented
his Credentials to President Omar Hassan Al-Bashir on 12 December 1995.
The current South African Ambassador to the Sudan is Ambassador RJM Mampane. Sudan
has an Embassy in South Africa headed by Ambassador K Alor.
South African Representation in Sudan
H E Mr G Maitland
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary
South African Embassy
Representation in South Africa
H E Dr A Y A Alsharif
Embassy of the Republic of Sudan
Visa requirements for South Africans
more information contact the Embassy of the Republic of the Sudan
Yellow fever vaccination is strongly
recommended. Depending on circumstances, and where the traveller intends to visit
in Sudan, malaria, cholera, and hepatitis A and B may be required.
information go to Travelers' Health.
country is hot and dry and hot and humid in the rainy season. Climatic regions
vary with the South being equatorial, centre semi-equatorial, north desert, east
Mediterranean. Winter months are from November to January when temperatures can
drop to single digits at night.
Summer is from March to July and coincides
with the rainy season. Summer temperatures can reach as high as 45 degrees Celcius
during the day.
For up-to-date weather information click here.
monetary unit is the Sudanese Dinar. The exchange rate between the SD and US$
is 230 Dinar to 1 US$.
For current exchange rates click here.
and Official Visits / Bilateral Meetings
If you have any queries with regard to treaties please contact the Treaty Section at 012 351 0872/0851/0837.
For current information on trade statistics between South Africa
and Sudan, visit the web site of the Department
of Trade and Industry of South Africa
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