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South African National Halaal Authority (SANHA) is a national, non-profit-making organisation, representing the Muslim community of South Africa on all matters pertaining to the general application of the term Halaal with specific reference to Islamic dietary laws. SANHA's membership comprises of leading Muslim Theological Bodies and reputable, professional Muslim organisations of South Africa.

South Africa Info

ADMINISTRATIVE CAPITAL: Pretoria

COMMERCIAL CAPITAL: Johannesburg

GEOGRAPHY

South Africa is situated in the southern tip of Africa. Along the South Athlantic Ocean and the Indian Ocean it has a coastline of more than 2500 km's. South Africa is the 25th-largest country in the world with a total land area of 1,219,912 km2

DEMOGRAPHY

A population of close to 50.5 Million. Muslims account for about 1.5% of the population.

CLIMATE

A great variety of climatic zones exist in South Africa. During summer the average temperature range between 19 °C to 24 °C and in winter from 11 °C to 13 °C in most parts of the country.

LANGUAGES SPOKEN

There are 11 official languages including Afrikaans and English.

LOCAL TIME

GMT+2 hrs throughout the year

BUSINESS HOURS

Government: 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM
General: 9 AM to 5 PM

HOLIDAYS

Freedom Day: April 27th
May Day: May 1st
Youth Day: June 16th
Christmas: December 25th

CURRENCY

South African Rand

IMPORTANT PHONE NUMBERS

Police/Fire : 10111
Medical: 10177


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