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New Immigration Regulations from 1 June 2015: Travelling to SA with Children
 
 
 
 
 
Ambassador Smuts Ngonyama presented his letters of credence on 11 March 2015 before Spanish King Felipe VI as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of South Africa to the Kingdom of Spain. During their meeting, the King expressed Spain’s affinity (and that of his family) towards South Africa. He underscored the strategic importance of South Africa to Spain and that the country viewed South Africa as a “perfect gateway to the Sub-Saharan Africa”. They further underscored the need for South Africa and Spain to deepen their collaboration in the multilateral institutions.  
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Emzingo Programme, 31 October 2014
On Friday, 31 October 2014, Ambassador Fikile Magubane conducted a feedback session with eight MBA students from the IE Business School in Madrid, Spain who undertook a six-week visit to South Africa this July through an Emzingo programme where they were attached to identified entities in South Africa in order to undertake their business management field work through assisting these entities with business models and strategies that could assist them to excel in their fields of operation.

The identified six organizations, which are based in the Gauteng Province, were: Endeavor South Africa, ImpactHUB, Bean There Coffee, Simanye, Marang House and Vuyo's Restaurant. From left to right are: Marc Silberstein (Switzerland), Marianne Abou (Lebanon), Lavinia Trehane (UK), Matthew Fellmeth (USA), Katherine Monteith (Canada), Salvador Santana (USA), Pablo Esteves - Managing Partner at Emzingo and Christina Lein (Germany).
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Press Release: Representative for the region of Castilla-Leon meets with the Ambassador of South Africa in Spain, 30 May 2013 Read more (pdf in English)
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South Africa Ambassador visits the facilities of Engineers 1A, 30 May 2013 Read more (in Spanish)
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ADE shows the region entrepreneurs business opportunities in South Africa, 29 May 2013  Read more (in Spanish)
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South Africa celebrated the Freedom Day in Madrid, 13 May 2013 Read more  (in Spanish)
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South African, a trendy destination for Spanish in the coming years, May 2013 Read More  (in Spanish)
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CSP Today South Africa 2013 - 2nd Concentrated Solar Thermal Power Conference & Expo, 4-5 February, Pretoria, December 2012. Read more
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Meetings Africa 18 – 21 February 2013, December 2012. Read More
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Barloworld Wants to Grow in Spain, 20 November 2012.  Read more (in Spanish)
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Leon Opens its Doors to South Africa to Stretch and Strengthen Commercial Ties, 20 November 2012 Read more (in Spanish)
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Leon's ICTs Seek New Business Opportunities in South Africa, 20 November 2012 Read more (in Spanish)
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Leon and South Africa Strengthen their Entrepreneurial Ties Via the Technology Sector, November 2012 Read more (in Spanish)
Leon Commitment to "Corporate and Commercial Exchange" with South Africa to Create "Economic Wealth",19 November 2012. Read More (In Spanish)
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40.6 Percent of Spanish Investment in South Africa is in the Renewable Energy Sector, El Economista,19 November 2012 Read More (In Spanish)
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40.6 Percent of Spanish Investment in South Africa is in the Renewable Energy Sector, La Vanguardia,19 November 2012. Read more (in Spanish)
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Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme: Third Bid Submission Date Delayed to 7 May 2013, December 2012. Read more
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Spain / South Africa Business Seminar 2012: Registration deadline extended until 31 August 2012, July 2012. Read more (in Spanish)
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The Ambassador of South Africa commemorates the International Day of Nelson Mandela at the European University of Madrid, 19 July 2012. Read More (in Spanish)
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SA Wrestling Team, 12 July 2012.  Read more
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Spanish renewable companies achieve a return of 2,000 million Euros for its investment in South Africa, 5 July 2012. Read more (in Spanish)
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Spanish Foreign Affairs plans to open a Cervantes Institute in South Africa in medium term, 3 July 2012 Read more (in Spanish)
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South Africa is Interested in Buying Spanish Military Aircraft and Ships, 03 July 2012. Read more (in Spanish)
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Deputy Minister Ebrahim Celebrates his Birthday in Madrid, Spain. 1 July 2012 Read more
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Emzingo Group to South Africa, 20 June 2012. Read more
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Mandela International Day celebration, 18th July 2012, Read more
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Second Take: Second-window renewables developers, 24 May 2012. See video

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IPP Milestones, May 2012. Read more
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Second Renewables Bidder Announcement Delayed to May 21, 14 May 2012. Read more

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Tenders for railway infrastructure, April 2012. Tender1 Tender2 Tender3

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The African and European granite imported by Galicia exceeds their exports, 14 March 2012. Read more

El granito africano y europeo importado por Galicia ya supera al que exporta, 14 March 2012
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We Have A Dream: La cara humana del Mundial de Sudáfrica, 8 March 2012. See video

We Have A Dream: La cara humana del Mundial de Sudáfrica, 8 March 2012.
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The work of the Consortium for International Promotion of the Spanish Industry Renewable Energy is reinforced in South Africa, 7 March 2012. Read more

Se afianza la labor del Consorcio de Promoción Internacional de la Industria Española de Energías Renovables en el Sur de África, 7 March 2012.
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A South African delegation visits the biomethanization plant in Pinto, 5 March 2012. Read more

Una delegación de Sudáfrica visita la Planta de Biometanización de Pinto, 5 marzo 2012.
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A South African delegation visits the biomethanization plant in Pinto to research the waste policy of the region, 3 March 2012. Read more

Una delegación sudafricana visita la planta de Biometanización de Pinto para conocer la política de residuos regional, 3 March 2012.
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The West African coast, a leader in economic growth, 1 March 2012. Read more

La costa occidental africana, líder en crecimiento económico, 1 March 2012.
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The South African Ambassador visits the Basque Parliament, 28 February 2012. Read more

La Embajadadora de Sudáfrica visita El Parlamento Vasco, 28 February 2012.
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South Africa thanks Vitoria-Gasteiz for it green support, 27 February 2012. Read more

Sudáfrica agradece a Vitoria-Gasteiz su apoyo green, 27 February 2012.
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The South African Ambassador to Spain visits the University of Malaga, 14 February 2012.  Read More

La Embajadora de Sudáfrica en España Conoce de Cerca La Universidad de Málaga, 14 February 2012.
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FITUR, Post Show Report, January 2012. Read More

FITUR, Post Show Report, January 2012.
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South Africa's Future Renewable Energy Mecca, 22 December 2011.  Read more

South Africa's Future Renewable Energy Mecca, 22 December 2011.
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Abengoa wins two CSP projects by South Africa’s Department of Energy, 8 December 2011. Read more

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Abengoa Awarded Two CSP projects by South Africa's Department of Energy, 7 December 2011. Read more

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Abengoa Solar Begins Commercial Operation of the Company’s First 50-Megawatt Parabolic Trough Plant, 5 May 2010. Read more

Abengoa Solar Begins Commercial Operation of the Company’s First 50-Megawatt Parabolic Trough Plant, 5 May 2010.
SA National Statement IAEA Ministerial on Nuclear Safety, 20 June 2011. Read more
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The Lehendakari meets with the South African Ambassador, 23 June 2011. Read more
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Presentation of Credentials. 17 May 2011 Read more
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The Chamber of Alava is visited by the South African Ambassador in Spain, 23 June 2011. Read more
South African Ambassador in Spain and Aragon entrepreneurs discussed business opportunities offered by the African country. Read more
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The South African ambassador meets tomorrow with Aragonese entrepreneurs, 2 June 2011. Read More
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Amb L. S. Ngonyama
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