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South Africa remittance service starts.

MANAMA: Western Union has launched its money transfer service from Bahrain to South Africa South Africa, Afrikaans Suid-Afrika, officially Republic of South Africa, republic (2005 est. pop. 44,344,000), 471,442 sq mi (1,221,037 sq km), S Africa. .

Customers will be able to use the Western Union Money Transfer Service to send money to over 30 Absa Bank locations across South Africa.

Money transferred via Western Union is available for pick-up within minutes from agent locations in the South African cities of Atlantis, Benoni, Booysens, Bramley, Cape Town Cape Town or Capetown, city (1991 pop. 854,616), legislative capital of South Africa and capital of Western Cape, a port on the Atlantic Ocean. It was the capital of Cape Province before that province's subdivision in 1994. , Durban, East London East London, city (1991 pop. 240,474), Eastern Cape, SE South Africa, on the Indian Ocean. The city grew around a British military post founded in 1847. Its harbor was developed from 1886, and today it is a leading South African port. , Heerengracht, Johannesburg, Kimberley, Kroonstad, Midrand, Nelspruit, Polokwane, Port Elizabeth Port Elizabeth, city (1991 pop. 670,653), Eastern Cape, SE South Africa, on Algoa Bay, an arm of the Indian Ocean. It is a tourist center and a major seaport that ships diamonds, wool, fruit, and other items. , Pretoria, Rustenburg, Sandton, Stanger and Thabazimbi.

"Global migration is the cornerstone of the growth we have experienced as a money transfer service provider, and this new service reflects the heightened demand from South Africans This is a list of notable South Africans with Wikipedia articles. Academics, Medical and Scientists
  • Wouter Basson, Scientist
  • Mariam Seedat, sociologist and gender advocate (1970 - )
  • Estian Calitz, academic (1949 - )
 in the region," Western Union Financial Services, senior vice-president for Middle East, Pakistan and Afghanistan Jean Claude Farah said.

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Publication:Gulf Daily News (Manama, Bahrain)
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Date:Apr 30, 2009
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