• When Nelson Mandela was inaugurated as President in 1994, SA was insolvent (liabilities exceeded assets). Today, the Government’s deficit is negligibly one of only a handful of countries in this position.
  • We’ve had single digit inflation since 1993 – following 20 years of double-digit inflation. Mortgage rates are at their lowest level since 1988.
  • South Africa is one of only 12 countries, where we can drink water from a tap. Our tap water was found to be the 3rd best quality in the entire world.
  • South African wines win international awards every year and we have the longest wine route in the world.
  • The Kruger Park has the most innovative management of a national park anywhere in the world – and is the world’s most profitable game park.
  • Eskom is the largest producer of coal-fired electricity in the world and South Africans pay the least for electricity in the world.
  • South African Breweries is the 4th largest brewer in the world and produces over 50% of China’s beer!
  • Mercedes Benz C Class, BMW 3 Series and VW Golf/Jetta vehicles for all right-hand drive markets throughout the world are produced in South Africa.
  • The Cape Peninsula has more species of plants per hectare than any other area of the world.
  • We have the oldest meteorite site in the world (Vredefort) which is almost 2 billion years old – that’s half as old as the planet.
  • We were the first country to protect the great white sharks.
  • The Kimberley Hole is the largest man made hole in the world.
  • We have the second highest waterfall in the world (Tugela Falls) and the third biggest canyon (Blyde River).
  • South Africa is the only country in which two Nobel Peace prize winners lived on the same street. Nelson Mandela and Desmond Tutu both lived in Vilakazi Street in Soweto.
  • Magnificent highways
  • Warm, friendly, vibrant rainbow people
  • The world’s most progressive Constitution
  • and ……………………The world’s best looking population.