South African winemakers participate in the 2016 Georgian harvest season
By Ambassador Beka Dvali, Embassy of Georgia, Pretoria
13 October 2016
Four South African winemakers,two from Robertson Winery and one each from Van Loveren and Excelsior Wineries...
Building Prospects for Closer Economic Integration
By Srimal Fernando Global Editor The weekend of October 15th saw the eighth BRICS summit taking place in the western Indian state of Goa. At this historic summit heads of state and leaders of the w...
Mr Guterres appointed next Secretary-General of the United Nations
The South African Government extends its warm congratulations to Mr António Guterres from Portugal following his appointment by the United Nations General Assembly as the organisation’...
Nobel Prize 2016 Winners
The Nobel Prizes, established by Swedish inventor Alfred Nobel in 1895, recognizes achievements in Physics, Chemistry, Physiology or Medicine, Literature and Peace. Here's a list of the 2016 Nobel Prize winners.
Nobel Peace Priz...
GRULAC Film Festival -A fiesta of Latin American and Caribbean cultures
From 6 to 9 October the Open Windows Institute welcomed the Latin American and Caribbean Cultures through the exhibition of movies from Argentina, Chile, Cuba, Mexico, Suriname, Pana...
German National Day celebrations in Pretoria
4 October 2016
On Friday, September 30 Ambassador Lindner and his wife Laura Susteric welcomed over 800 guests to celebrate the Day of Reunification, the German national day.
Photo: LIRA and Ambassador Lindn...
South Africa and Kenya ease the conditions for doing business
11 October 2016
Pretoria - South Africa and Kenya have agreed to create an enabling environment to ease the conditions for doing business between the two countries.
President Zuma said this ...
Republic of Korea National Day
Ambassador Yeon Ho Choi hosted a reception to celebrate the Republic of Korea's National Day and Armed Forces Day. He is pictured with Ms Elizabeth Dipuo Peters, Minister of Transport of South Africa.
Children from Ramokok...
South African High Commissioner designate Robina Marks aims to enhance trade relations
Srimal Fernando, Global Editor of The Diplomatic Society interviews South Africa’s incoming High Commissioner Marks to Sri Lanka Photo: High Commissioner to ...
We wish you a fruitful stay in South Africa
Welcome remarks by President Jacob Zuma on the occasion of the Presentation of Letters of Credence by new Heads of Mission accredited to South Africa
04 October 2016
I am honoured Excellencies Ambassadors and...
South Africa and Namibia seek improved Intra-African trade
7 October 2016
Pretoria - Intra-African trade must become the new economic paradigm for the continent, as it will help stimulate economic growth and improve the continent's capacity to resolve i...
Unlocking areas of trade and investment between Singapore and South Africa
09 October 2016
Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has lauded the successful working visit to the Republic of Singapore from 05-07 October 2016. Deputy President Ramaphosa was on a...
Largest ever World Wildlife Conference hailed as a ‘game changer’
Johannesburg, 4 October 2016
The triennial two-week summit of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) closed here today with Secre...
Expanding and deepening relations between South Africa and Vietnam
5 October 2016
Hanoi – Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa on Tuesday 04 October 2016, concluded his working visit to the Socialist Republic of Vietnam. Deputy President Ramaphosa l...
South Africa’s ambassador in Vienna elected as Chair of the IAEA Board of Governors
3 October 2016
South Africa’s Ambassador to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and Governor to the Board of IAEA (Agency), Mr Tebogo Seokolo, was elected ...
South Africa and Iran take steps to intensify cooperation
30 September 2016
The Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Ms Nomaindiya Mfeketo, hosted her Iranian counterpart, Dr Jaberi Ansari, the Deputy Minister for Foreign Af...
67th Anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China
H.E. Ambassador Tian Xuejun and Madame Qiao Jie hosted a reception on the occasion of the 67th Anniversary of the Founding of the People’s Republic of China.
Photo: Raising a toast are...
Thai Festival 2016
The Royal Thai Embassy in Pretoria in cooperation with the Thai Marketing Organization for Farmers and the Food Lover's Market of South Africa organized the first Thai Festival on 23 September 2016 at Woodlands Boulevard Mall in Pretor...
GHANAFEST SA 2016, Another Resounding Success
GHANAFEST SA 2016, which commenced on Saturday, 17th September, 2016, with a colourful display of Ghanaian traditional cultural performances, alongside a trade show of apparel, artifacts, made-in-Ghana produc...