CIA World Factbook - Information on the flag & maps, geography, people, government, economy, communications, transportation, military and transnational issues.

Atlapedia Online - "Key facts and statistics" (official name, capital, system of government, area, population, location & geography, climate, people, demographic statistics, religions, languages, education, modern history, currency, economy, main trading partners, main primary products, major industries, main exports, transport, communications and military) and "full color physical and political maps ."

My Virtual Newspaper - links to newspapers around the world.

Handbook on South Africa from the U.S. Library of Congress - extensive information, including chapters on (1) Historical Setting, (2) the Society & its Environment, (3) the Economy, (4) Government & Politics, and (5) National Security.

Central Statistical Service - Official government statistics. .

South African news media:

The Asian (South Africa's national Asian weekly)

Cape Times / Independent Newspapers Ltd. (Cape Town)

The Johannesburg Star

The Mail & Guardian (Johannesburg)

The Star & SA Times International


Yahoo! links to information about South Africa


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