37 SA students receive Chinese Government Scholarships
A sendoff reception was held at the Chinese Embassy in Pretoria for the 37 South African students who received Chinese Government Scholarships. Ambassador Tian of China and South African Deputy Minis...
The Protection of Persons and Property in times of Armed Conflict
The 16th Annual Regional Seminar on the implementation of International Humanitarian Law is taking place from 23-26 August 2016 in Pretoria, South Africa.
In his opening remarks Deputy Mi...
African arts - a language to drive and integrate Africa’s economic and development agenda
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia; July 26, 2016
The Citizen’s Diaspora Directorate (CIDO) of the African Union Commission under the leadership of Mr Ahmed El-Bashir the ...
56th Independence of the Central African Republic
Speech by H.E. Mr André Nzapayeke, Ambassador of the Central African Republic on the occasion of the celebration of the 56th Independence Anniversary of the Central African Republic
15 August 2016
70th Independence Day of India
Mrs Ruchi Ghanashyam, High Commissioner of India in South Africa hosted a reception to celebrate the 70th Independence Day of India. She is pictured with Minister Van Rooyen of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affair...
54th Anniversary of Jamaica’s Independence
Statement by H.E. Cheryl Spencer, High Commissioner of Jamaica in South Africa54th Independence Reception17th August 2016
It is with great pleasure that I extend to you, on behalf of the staff of the High Com...
64th Anniversary of the Egyptian Revolution
Statement of His Excellency Ambassador Sherif Naguib, Ambassador of the Arab Republic of Egypt in Pretoria on the occasion of the 64th anniversary of the Egyptian Revolution of the 23rd of July, 1952
27 July 2...
India and Pakistan marks Independence Day: A Story of Partition
by Srimal Fernando Global Editor, The Diplomatic Society and Khushal Das Barthani This year marks the 70th anniversary of Indian and Pakistan Independence. The partition of Brit...
Gender Equality Today
15 August 2016
The Embassy of Sweden in collaboration with FADA at the University of Johannesburg and the Commission for Gender Equality hosted the opening of the photographic awards Exhibition at the University of Johannesburg cam...
Celebrating women who do great work to advocate change for the betterment of humanity
Pretoria, 12 August 2016
The United Nations in South Africa all-female soccer team won 1-0 in a friendly match against the Vakhegula Vakhegula soccer team on Friday, 1...
Fidel Castro at 90
The Embassy of Cuba in Pretoria, South Africa inaugurated the exhibition “Fidel Castro at 90: rarely known photos of the Cuban Leader” at Freedom Park in Pretoria.
The exhibition is part of the celebrations on the 90th anniversary...
Nomination process re-opens for next AU Commission election
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – 9 August 2016
The nomination process for the next Chairperson, Deputy Chairperson and eight (8) Commissioners of the African Union (AU) Commission has been re-opened. ...
The SADC region remains peaceful and stable
5 August 2016
South African International Relations and Cooperation Deputy Minister Luwellyn Landers has concluded his participation in the 18th meeting of the SADC Ministerial Committee of the Organ(MCO) on P...
Cote d'Ivoire National Day celebrated with Art and Fashion
The Embassy of Cote d'Ivoire in partnership with the Alliance Francaise in Pretoria, South Africa celebrated the National Day with Art and a Fashion Show.
Mr Amos Djadan Koffi, Ambassador of the...
South Asia: UN, World Bank Agenda for Sustainability in the Region
By Srimal Fernando Global Editor, The Diplomatic Society
South Asian countries have followed different patterns of development during the last several decades. Yet the World Bank and th...
Citizens the winners in municipal polls
5 August 2016
Pretoria - The Electoral Commission of South Africa (IEC) is still wrapping up the final results of the 2016 Municipal Elections at the Results Operations Centre in Pretoria.
South Africans took to ...
Celebrating the 49th ASEAN Day
Forty-nine years ago a group of five countries, namely Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore and Thailand, agreed to establish the Association of Southeast Asian Nations by adopting the so-called Bangkok Declarati...
Belarus celebrates 25th Anniversary of Independence
On July 28 2016 Mr. Andrei Molchan, Ambassador of the Republic of Belarus hosted a reception to celebrate the Independence Day of Belarus.
Belarus celebrate its 25th Anniversary of the Independence and...
Launch of the Young Enterprise Initiative South Africa
On 29 July 2016, Elisabeth Barbier, French Ambassador to South Africa, and Barlow Manilal, CEO of the Technology Innovation Agency (TIA) launched the Young Enterprise Initiative South Africa (YEI Sou...
Companies from China and Africa signed 39 deals worth around 17 billion U.S. dollars
28 July 2016
The 39 deals, involving financial institutions and enterprises, were signed on the eve of a meeting on delivering the outcomes of the Johannesburg Summit o...