eSwatini (Kingdom 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

Formal relations between South Africa and eSwatini were established on 27 December 1984 at Trade Representative level. On 1 October 1993 relations were upgraded to ambassadorial level. Upon South Africa's re-entry to the Commonwealth, relations have been conducted at High Commissioner level.

Diplomatic Representation

South African Representation in eSwatini

H E Adv. J T Majokweni-Sipamla
High Commissioner Extraordinary & Plenipotentiary

South African High Commission

eSwatini Representation in South Africa

High Commissioner Extraordinary & Plenipotentiary

High Commission of eSwatini

Travel Info

Visa Requirements for South Africans

For more information contact the eSwatini High Commisssion in South Africa.

Health Requirements

Malaria can be contracted in the lowveld.

For further information go to Travelers' Health.

Climate Info

Very hot and humid in summer with temperatures reaching 33 degrees C. Winters are dry with night temperatures as low as minus 4 degrees C.

For up-to-date weather information click here.

Currency Info

The The monetary unit is Emalangeni which is divided into hundred lilangeni. The symbol for Emalangeni is E.

For current exchange rates click here.

State and Official Visits / Bilateral Meetings

No Information

Bilateral Agreements

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.

Trade Info

eSwatini is a member of the Southern African Customs Union, which allows for a free flow of trade between the two countries. No bilateral trade figures are recorded between the countries, as trade figures are only recorded in terms of the combined imports by one country from all other SACU countries.

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

Interest Groups and Information

No Information

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