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  • Mauritania names avenue after Nelson Mandela

    Mauritania names avenue after Nelson Mandela July 3 2018 The Republic of Mauritania has named an avenue after struggle icon Nelson Mandela as part of the African Union (AU) centenary celebrations of the late statesman. President Cyril Ramaphosa, who wa...
  • SA signs Africa Continental Free Trade Area agreement

    SA signs Africa Continental Free Trade Area agreement July 3 2018 South Africa has signed the African Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement with the African Union, which will pave the way for the country to benefit from inter-regional trade within the Afri...
  • Belarus National Day

    Belarus National Day 28 June 2018 Mr Alexander D. Sidoruk, Ambassador of Belarus in South Africa hosted a reception to celebrate Belarus National Day. The guest of honour was Mr Derek Hanekom, Minister of Tourism of South Africa. To entertain guests t...
  • Inti Raymi 2018

    Inti Raymi 2018 21 June 2018 June 21 marks the Winter Solstice in the Southern Hemisphere and on this day Ms Maria Soledad Cordova Montero, Ambassador of Ecuador to South Africa celebrated Inti Raymi. A gathering of the diplomatic corps and friends of ...
  • Matariki 2018

    Matariki 2018 25 June 2018 In the Māori language, Matariki means the “eyes of god” or “little eyes”. For centuries Māori have held festivals to celebrate Matariki and the importance of Matariki has been captured in proverbs and in songs. Tra...
  • Agricultural Cooperation

    Agricultural Cooperation 11 June 2018 The Government of Colombia signed an MoU in Cooperation in the Area of Agriculture between South Africa, Colombia and the United States. A signing ceremony of this tri lateral cooperation took place at the Embassy...
  • BRICS Deputy Ministers meet to discuss Middle East, North Africa

    BRICS Deputy Ministers meet to discuss Middle East, North Africa 20 June 2018 The Fourth Meeting of the BRICS Deputy Ministers on the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region kicked off in Pretoria on Tuesday morning. The meeting, which was chaired b...
  • Enchanted Celebration 2018

    Enchanted Celebration 2018 Diplomatic Council members and their guests enjoyed a fabulous summer celebration with numerous festive moments, cultural highlights, and a delicious summer barbecue. The highly gifted violinist, pianist and coloratura soprano...
  • 72nd Anniversary of the Italian Republic

    72nd Anniversary of the Italian Republic 21 June 2018 Ambassador of Italy to South Africa Mr Pier Giovanni Donnici hosted a reception to celebrate the Republic of Italy. Mr Ebrahim Patel, Minister of Economic Development of South Africa was the guest of...
  • Addis Ababa, Africa’s Diplomatic Capital

    Addis Ababa, Africa’s Diplomatic Capital 20 June 2018 Ethiopia has made tremendous progress across economic, social and human development over the past 15 years, said His Excellency Dr. Shiferaw Teklemariam, Ambassador of Ethiopia to South Africa. He ...
  • Russia National Day 2018

    Russia National Day 2018 20 June 2018 Ambassador of the Russian Federation to the Republic of South Africa,  Mr Mikhail Petrakov hosted a reception to celebrate Russia’s national day. The national day, observed on June 12, was celebrated on June ...
  • Never Again

    Never Again 20 June 2018 In the Brenthurst Discussion Paper ‘Chile’s Reform Decision Points’ published this month, Dr Greg Mills and Dr Lyal White discuss the comparative trajectory of the Latin American country and African copper producers. The l...
  • The diplomacy of Singapore, India and Sri Lanka: Bringing ASEAN and SAARC closer

    The diplomacy of Singapore, India and Sri Lanka: Bringing ASEAN and SAARC closer By Srimal Fernando Global Editor of The Diplomatic Society and Megha Gupta Singapore is powerfully positioned among the Southeast Asian countries. The founding father of Si...
  • 120th Anniversary of the Declaration of Philippine Independence

    120th Anniversary of the Declaration of Philippine Independence 12 June 2018, Pretoria, South Africa Message of Ambassador Joseph Gerard B. Angeles on the occasion of the 120th Anniversary of the Declaration of Philippine Independence and 25 Years ...
  • Indonesian Ambassador Al Farisi arrives in South Africa

    Indonesian Ambassador Al Farisi arrives in South Africa 11 June 2018 On 9 June 2018, the Ambassador of the Republic of Indonesia to South Africa, the Republic of Botswana, Lesotho and the Kingdom of Eswatini Ambassador Salman Al Farisi arrived at O.R Ta...
  • Conference on Opportunities and Challenges of China-Africa Industrial Cooperation

    Conference on Opportunities and Challenges of China-Africa Industrial Cooperation 11 June 2018 On June 8th, the seminar on "Opportunities and Challenges of China-Africa Industrial Cooperation" jointly hosted by the Chinese Embassy in South Africa and th...
  • G7 Leaders' summit a success

    G7 Leaders' summit a success 11 June 2018 President Cyril Ramaphosa has concluded his working visit to Canada, where he participated in the G7 Leaders’ Outreach Summit, the Presidency said. South Africa’s participation in the two-day session, which...
  • President to the Afrikanerbond: “Land shall be shared”

    President to the Afrikanerbond: “Land shall be shared” 8 June 2018 President Cyril Ramaphosa told congregants at the centenary celebrations of the Afrikanerbond that land needs to be shared in order to reduce poverty and unlock its economic value to...
  • South Africa elected to the Non-Permanent Seat in the UN Security Council

      South Africa elected to the Non-Permanent Seat in the UN Security Council   Media Remarks by Minister Lindiwe Sisulu following South Africa's Election to the Non-Permanent Seat in the Un Security Council 8 JUNE 2018 We wish to express our...
  • Ministers lay BRICS foundation for July summit

    Ministers lay BRICS foundation for July summit 4 June 2018 The five major emerging economies -- Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (BRICS) grouping -- ended their meeting on Monday with a common voice on major issues on the international agen...


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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