Signs of Optimism in Strengthening the Foundations of Canada – Sri Lanka Ties By Srimal Fernando Global Editor Diplomatic Society
Photo: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau greets President Maithripala Sirisena on the sidelines of the G7...
Celebrating the National Day of Nepal
H.E. Mr Amrit Bahadur Rai, Ambassador of Nepal to South Africa and Mrs Manju Rai hosted a reception to celebrate the National Day of Nepal. They are pictured with Attaché - G Gyanwali (l) and Counsellor - B P Gautam...
Celebrating the 206th Anniversary of Independence of Mexico
Ambassador of Mexico Mr. Mauricio Escanero hosted a reception at his official residence in Pretoria to commemorate the 206th Anniversary of the Independence of Mexico.
Photo: Ambassador Mauri...
Argentina and Brazil: 25th anniversary of a strategic landmark in nuclear cooperation
By Susana Malcorra and José Serra*
On 18 July, we celebrated the 25th anniversary of the signature by Argentina and Brazil of the Guadalajara Agreement for the Exclus...
Light Speed – Solar Car Race – SA
22 September 2016
The Lodz Solar Team, a group of students from Lodz University of Technology in Poland will participate in the Solar Challenge South Africa.
They will compete with 14 local and international teams...
Free education is possible if South Africa moves beyond smoke and mirrors
Salim Vally, University of Johannesburg; Enver Motala, University of Fort Hare; Leigh-Ann Naidoo, University of the Witwatersrand; Mondli Hlatshwayo, University of Johannesburg; Ra...
As 71st General Assembly opens, new President pledges to ‘turn the wheels’ on implementing 17 Global Goals
13 September 2016 – The United Nations General Assembly opened its 71st session, with an emphasis on ensuring that implementation of the new ...
South Africa, Cuba strengthen health cooperation
22 September 2016
Pretoria - South African Deputy Health Minister, Dr Joe Phaahla met his Cuban counterpart, Dr Marcia Cobas Ruiz, to evaluate existing bilateral agreements in the field of health.
South African Kids Online: A glimpse into children's internet use and online activities
Pretoria, South Africa, 21 September 2016
One in three children has been exposed to hate speech and inappropriate images on the internet and many children were upse...
Meeting of BRICS Ministers of Foreign Affairs
New York, September 20, 2016
In a meeting on the sidelines of the 71st United Nations General Assembly meeting BRICS members expressed concern that continued conflicts in several regions provided "fertile" g...
Poland – South Africa, Strategic Partnership
H.E Anna Raduchowska-Brochwicz, Poland’s Ambassador to South Africa hosted the President of the Management Board of the Polish Armament Group (PGZS.A), Mr Arkadiuz Siwko and his delegation at her residence...
Thai Ambassadors meeting in Cape Town
A meeting of Ambassadors and Consul Generals of Thailand in Africa took place from 11 to 13 September 2016 in Cape Town, South Africa. According to Ambassador Pornchai Danvivathana of Thailand in South Africa, extens...
17th Summit of Heads of State and Government of the Non-Aligned Movement
Island of Margarita, Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela13 - 18 September 2016
DECLARATION OF THE XVII SUMMIT OF HEADS OF STATE AND GOVERNMENT OF THE NON-ALIGNED MOVEMENT (NAM) ...
Celebrating Pan African cultural diversity and artistry
Addis Ababa, 14th September 2016
The Africa Fashion Reception (AFR) opened at the African Union Conference Center. The event aims at celebrating Pan African cultural diversity and artistry as expre...
Chinese State Councilor Yang Jiechi on results achieved at the G20 Hangzhou Summit
On September 6, Chinese State Councilor Yang Jiechi gave an interview in Hangzhou, briefing the media on the results achieved in the G20 Hangzhou Summit. The transcr...
Indonesia Independence Day
7 September 2016
Ambassador Suprapto Martosetomo of the Republic of Indonesia hosted a reception to commemorate Indonesia's 71st Anniversary of Independence.
Introducing Indonesia to the guests Ambassador Martosetomo said tha...
High recognition for Esther Mahlangu
8 September 2016
Pretoria - President Jacob Zuma has congratulated Esther Mahlangu, who has been invited to collaborate in an HIV/AIDS initiative, the Red Campaign, says the Presidency.
Mahlangu is a world renowned ...
African leaders urged to invest more in agriculture
Nairobi, 8th September 2016
H.E. Tumusiime Rhoda Peace, AUC Commissioner for Rural Economy and Agriculture, yesterday joined Kenyan President H.E. Uhuru Kenyatta and President of Rwanda, H.E. Paul Kag...
Australian drought assistance to southern Africa
7 September 2016 The Australian Government will provide further support to southern Africa in response to the acute food shortages caused by severe El Niño conditions in the region.
The Australian Minist...
Cooperation in trade and investment between Chile and South Africa strengthened
Mr Edgardo Riveros, the Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Chile was in South Africa to stregthen relations between Chile and South Africa.