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Biruk Tesfaye
Sat, 3 Nov 2018 08:12 EDT
To invite my parents to RSA
I have been in RSA for the last 8years and i would like my father and mother to visit south Africa just for 1month so how will i be able to get invitation card and send it to them so that they can 8come.please help
Mon, 15 Oct 2018 17:51 EDT
visitor visa
i have been invited to start my PhD in UNISA but SA embassy in addis ababa affixed my visa as visitor visa and my visa is going to expire with in this means but my phd needs 2 years more to complete why did SA embassy in addis ababa affixed my visa as a VISITOR instead of study permit still many peoples are asking what is wrong with the embassy
eirmyas b
Wed, 29 Aug 2018 12:22 EDT
asking visa for my mother
dir cometionr i am here south africa more than 20year i have two childern one 14 years and 9 years i am regognaze a refugee i miss my mather over 25years i am working to seport my family but my kid also thy want c the grand mather i dont no how i can invit my mather to came here south africa can u help me to visit and send me the requirment to came here in sa my emall adrass is tax
Sun, 25 Feb 2018 05:36 EST
Dj mieco made in Ethiopia
Im Mustefa Geda From Ethiopia
I Got Hot Africa Health 2018 Training Invitation In South Africa Which Is Going To Be Held In South Africa in Next May-39
But I Don.t know who cover my travel costs and related expenses
Im Directing My Headache Towards South Africa Embussy In Ethiopia
How Can I Solve It Logically????
John germy
Mon, 1 Jan 2018 11:15 EST
M south african citizen i want to invite my freind from ethioipia
Hi hope all is well on this the first day of the buginning of new year 2018
I am south african citizen i have a freind in ethiopia i want to invite him to south africa. Last week i send him the invitation for him and told him to go to embassy of rsa to get his the visa he told me he did that and he told me the embbasy of rsa in addis they are not assisted him so please is there any way i can proccess for him the visa here in Johannesburg or Pretoria and to get the visa for him and send him
My email is.
With best regard
John germy
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 02:15 EST
Visiting my girlfriend - Adis Ababa Ethiopia
Hi there, I'm looking to visit my girlfriend in Adis Ababa. We'll be meeting for the first time actually. I just wanted to know what all the requirements are if I will be travelling from O.R Tambo in Johannesburg. I've never been to Ethiopia before, so how do I aquire visas and get information about hotels?
Averyl-Ann van Heerden
Fri, 8 Dec 2017 04:19 EST
Host Family
Host Family
Kindly contact me for a Host Family in Johannesburg South Africa for student accommodation.
Wed, 29 Nov 2017 01:31 EST
gambella regional state
ilike to visit in south africa one day
Fri, 6 Oct 2017 08:30 EDT
South Africa is a great country with a great peoples.
But those one who is wirking in South Africa Embassy at Addis Ababa, have a big problem. If someone applied for a visa with proper documents they must give a visa or if they reject they must give a proper rejection paper, but what they do is the reverse, i really doubt that if the higher officials knows about it. Generally they are wrong we did not expect humiliation and disrespect from such a respected embassy. I think the officers who are dealing with the visa section shoud reshuffled. Otherwise it will disgrace the image of the Embassy.

Hope you have got my idea.
Dr. Wasihun (
Thu, 15 Jun 2017 05:42 EDT
Appeal for medical overstay!!!
Dear Hilda Dlamini, Rouine and Martina,

I, Dr. Wasihun Worku; one of a medical lecturer and dental surgeon of Ethiopia working on different governmental, private and volunteering institutions and also the founder of the 1st charitable Dental clinic of the region which stands to serve all the vulnerable, helpless elder and orphan societies of the region freely and the publisher of < Graceful Project > which is targeted on helping those of vulnerable and at risk children on accessing them for a safe and qualified education.

As you know, I have been in South Africa from Oct 2014 - January 2015 for an eyes treatment with a diagnosis of Pathological Myopia in order to save my eyes from blindness and further critical problems due to absence of medical treatment here in Ethiopia.

I have really got your country RSA as a very special gift of my life in order to save my eyes from blindness, to finish my doctorate degree and to see things clearly in order to save other people life after undergoing many surgical procedures and follow up cares. I always express my heartily gratitude to your esteemed embassy RSA, to Professor Roux and for all people who participating for return of my vision.

After the surgery, I was saving many dental patients and I have done a lot of things to my poorest communities. But now a day, I am facing with blurred vision, increasing of the shadow on my left eye and feeling of lens discomfort. It is very difficult for me to extract teeth, doing of minor surgical procedures and exact site identifications minimal caries due to shadow coverage.

Hence, today, I have contacted the Embassy of South Africa in the head quarter of Addis Ababa with holding all of the documents and the physical report of the Professor Roux (my RSA ophthalmologist) for my over stay.

Dear Hilda Dlamini, I kindly request you and the esteemed embassy to grant me an urgent medical visa to South Africa as usual for the betterment of my eyes vision, to succeed my lifelong plans and to save my eyes from other complications.

While I was in South Africa for an eyes treatment, I have been in a critical eyes problem and I can’t see things more than 01 meter. Therefore, it complicates my eyes surgery and it takes another 02 months in order to return my eye vision to the normal sight as the Ophthalmologist states here on the document.

In the mean time, I went to the the South African Home Affair office of Pretoria in order to extend my medical visa before its expiry with holding all of my medical documents and depositing the money to the Standard Bank as I attached below.

Hence please help me to get the visa or respond to the email that I sent


Your faithfully

Dr. Wasihun Worku.

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