At this sad time, of the departure of former President Nelson Mandela, a book of condolences will be open at the Consulate General of the Republic of South Africa, 200 South Michigan Avenue Suite 600, Chicago, on Friday, 6 December, and Monday through Friday, 9-13 December 2013 between the hours of 11:00am and 3:00pm.
Read an important update from the Independent Electoral Commission on the South African 2014 Elections and the registration of South Africans abroad looking to vote.
To vote in elections for the National Assembly you must be a registered voter. If you are already registered to vote in South Africa (check your registration status online at www.elections.org.za), you don’t have to re-register.
If you are not already registered:
- You will need tovisit your nearest South African Embassy, High Commission or Consulate-General; and(http://www.dirco.gov.za/foreign/sa_abroad/index.htm);
- bring both a valid green, bar-coded South African ID book, ID smartcard or Temporary Identity Certificate (TIC) AND your valid South African passport
TO READ MORE, VISIT: http://www.elections.org.za/content/About-Us/News/Registration-for-voters-abroad/
South African Automotive Week is an international trade show based in Africa’s manufacturing centre, South Africa, every two years.
It is Africa’s automotive intellectual gathering and focuses on stimulating trade and partnership opportunities in manufacturing and the related sector.
It is endorsed and hosted by the South African industry, including the National Association for Automotive Component and Allied Manufacturers (NAACAM), National Association of Automobile Assemblers of South Africa (NAAMSA), the dti (South African government) and other key stakeholders.
DATES: 13 to 17 October 2014
VENUE: Gallagher Convention Centre, Midrand, GautengProvince
Registration and further information online at www.saaw.co.za
Consul Political- Mr. Karabo Letlaka, Consul Administration- Mr. Thoke Maleswena and Vice Consul Administration-Ms. Maria Masemola, joined the Chicago International Film Festival’s reception on 26 September. This years Film Festival had a Spotlight Africa theme to it. The reception featured South African Wines by 8th Wonder Wines.
With the DTI support, five interns of Elegant Line Chemicals visited Campaign and Chicago, IL as a follow up to the work they were doing with the Global Consulting MBA Program at the University of Illinois. The Chicago Office facilitated the connection in 2012. The Interns visited the Campus and met with the organizers and MBA students. The Interns also stayed in Chicago where the Chicago Office compiled a program where they were able to meet with some key players in the cooking and motor oil recycling industry. They also joined the South Africa Consulate as we celebrated South Africa’s Heritage Day.