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  • Memorialising Botswana's contribution to SA's liberation

    Memorialising Botswana's contribution to SA's liberation  18 October 2018 South Africa and Botswana have recommitted to work together to deepen the strong cultural and historical ties that bind the two sister countries. An inter-departmental delega...
  • South African Youth Take Centre Stage in Egypt WYF

    South African Youth Take Centre Stage in Egypt WYF 18 October 2018 Egypt is hosting the second edition of the World Youth Forum (WYF) during November 3rd– 6th, 2018, in the city of Sharm El Sheikh, under the auspices of H.E. President of the Republic,...
  • SA and UAE strengthen bilateral relations

    SA and UAE strengthen bilateral relations 24 October 2018 The second session of the Joint Commission between South Africa and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) saw the two countries pledge to strengthen bilateral relations in areas of infrastructure and th...
  • Heads of Mission urged to lead investment drive

    Heads of Mission urged to lead investment drive 24 October 2018 President Cyril Ramaphosa has urged South African ambassadors to lead the investment drive in the countries where they are posted. “This Heads of Mission conference therefore takes place...
  • Celebrating our Liberation Partners

    Celebrating our Liberation Partners By Kgomotso Kgoale On 18 October 2018, Kgwebong Consulting in partnership with Tshwane North District: Gauteng Department of Basic Education hosted the Embassies of Russia, Iran and Algeria at an event held at the Tsh...
  • AAD2018 closes off in a spectacular fashion

    AAD2018 closes off in a spectacular fashion 23 October 2018 The 10th edition of Africa’s premier exhibition of air, land and sea technologies, held 19th-23rd September 2018 - ended on high note with a spectacular showcasing of air-acrobatics gracing t...
  • World Tourism Day 2018 was celebrated in Hungary

    World Tourism Day 2018 was celebrated in Hungary 23 October 2018 Hungary was the host country of this year’s World Tourism Day. The theme of the event was “Tourism and the Digital Transformation” - a priority of the UN World Tourism Organisation (...
  • Sweden's Maher Zain in concert in SA

    Sweden's Maher Zain in concert in SA by Cecilia Julin, Ambassador of Sweden in South Africa   23 October 2018 Sweden and South Africa have a long history of meeting through music. Individual artists have made their mark in our common history. P...
  • Korea’s 4,351st Anniversary of its National Foundation Day and the 70th anniversary of its Armed Forces Day

    Korea’s 4,351st Anniversary of its National Foundation Day and the 70th anniversary of its Armed Forces Day 27 September 2018 Addressing guests at a reception in Pretoria Ambassador Jong Dae Park of Korea said about Korea's unprecedented success, "In ...
  • 58th Anniversary of Cyprus’ Independence

    58th Anniversary of Cyprus’ Independence 5 October 2018 High Commissioner Yannis Iacovou of Cyprus hosted a reception to celebrate the 58th Anniversary of Cyprus’ Independence. Photo: High Commissioner Yannis Iacovou with Minister of Home Affairs ...
  • Lucky Goldstar and the Rockets

    Lucky Goldstar and the Rockets by Greg Mills 21 October 2018 ‘Get on with it’ best summarises the thinking of General Park Chung-hee, the boss and president of South Korea for 18 years. Or as he put it more politely, ‘We need wordless deeds and a...
  • Ice and fire – The land of the midnight sun

    Ice and fire – The land of the midnight sun 19 October 2018 Dr Anna Mokgokong is accredited as the Honorary Consul for Iceland to South Africa and is keen to build a vibrant and dynamic relationship between these two countries. In 2018 Iceland, the i...
  • Screening of Sobibor

    Screening of Sobibor 17 October 2018 The Embassy of the Russian Federation in South Africa in partnership with the Johannesburg Holocaust & Genocide Centre and the South African Board of Deputies hosted a special screening of the 2018 Russian war dr...
  • Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad win 2018 Nobel Peace Prize

    Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad win 2018 Nobel Peace Prize Oslo, 5 October 2018 The Norwegian Nobel Committee has decided to award the Nobel Peace Prize for 2018 to Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad for their efforts to end the use of sexual violence as a wea...
  • 52nd Anniversary of the founding of the Republic of Botswana

    52nd Anniversary of the founding of the Republic of Botswana 9 October 2018 Botswana was a major freedom fighter destination, having offered a safe haven to freedom fighters who were also facilitated, especially those on the hit-list, to move up to the ...
  • 40th Anniversary of Quito and Galápagos Islands inscribed into UNESCO

    40th Anniversary of Quito and Galápagos Islands inscribed into UNESCO 9 October 2018 The Embassy of Ecuador hosted a Photo Exhibition for the Fortieth Anniversary of the Declaration of the city of Quito as a UNESCO Cultural Heritage of Humanity, and th...
  • Open Letter from the Embassy of Ukraine in SA

    Open Letter from the Embassy of Ukraine in SA 8 October 2018 Ms Liubov Abravitova, Charge d'Affaires of Ukraine to the Republic of South Africa responds to Crimea: Pearl of the Black Sea, published in the September 2018 edition of The Diplomatic Society...
  • Crimea: Pearl of the Black Sea

    Crimea: Pearl of the Black Sea 30 September 2018 Population: 2,35 mln (1,92 mln - Republic of Crimea, 430'000 - Sevastopol)Territory: 27 000 sq kmOfficial Languages (since 2014): Russian, Ukrainian, Crimean TatarLargest cities: Sevastopol, Simferopol, K...
  • Immunities and Privileges – ULEMASA meets WFTU

    Immunities and Privileges – ULEMASA meets WFTU 5 October 2018 In September 2018, at the 13th National Congress of COSATU (The Congress of South African Trade Unions) delegates of ULEMASA (The Union of Local Employees of Missions Accredited to South) m...
  • Authentic Thainess Event

    Authentic Thainess Event 4 October 2018 On 28 September 2018, the Royal Thai Embassy, in collaboration with Thai Small and Medium Enterprise (SMEs) owners in South Africa, hosted the “Authentic Thainess – Thai Spa and Massage Experience” in Pretor...


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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