Dayton Peace Accord Shaped Peace and Stability in Former Yugoslavia
By Srimal Fernando Global Editor Diplomatic Society
For the past twenty years life has been relatively peaceful in the breakaway republics of the former Yugoslavia. The Former Socialist...
South Africans depart for Japan on the JET Programme
32 South African youth together with others from about 44 countries will have the opportunity to teach English in Japan. The Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Programme is a scheme of the Government of...
Be Unstoppable in Rio Olympic teams SA
22 July 2016
A farewell gala dinner was hosted on 22 July 2016 for the South African Olympic and Paralympic teams who will be participating in the upcoming Rio Olympics. The Olympics officially opens on 5 August an...
Access Equity Rights – Now
22 July 2016
The 21st International AIDS Conference ended its successful deliberations in Durban on 22 July 2016.
The conference was convened under the theme, “Access Equity Rights – Now” and was held against the back...
South African Embassy in Athens devotes Nelson Mandela Day to Melissa Network for Migrant Women
On 18 July 2016, the South African Embassy, joined by Aspen Greece, identified “Melissa Network” to celebrate Nelson Mandela Day given the fact Europe is ...
The Royal Norwegian Embassy in Pretoria volunteers for Mandela Day
The Royal Norwegian Embassy in Pretoria has for the past two years been celebrating Mandela Day by volunteering its time to assist in cleaning the surroundings of JJ De Jong&n...
UN marks Madiba Day with school children from Attridgeville
July 21, 2016 Pretoria
The UN Information Centre Library in Pretoria was a hive of activity this morning where dozens of school children from Sefako Makgatho Primary School in Attridgev...
The Presidency donates for Mandela Day
20 July 2016President Jacob Zuma with Ambassador TIAN Xuejun of the People's Republic of China, Gauteng Premier David Makhura, Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga and Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi handin...
DIRCO and Embassies contribute to Mandela Day
Photo: Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane pictured with Heads of Mission in South Africa
International Relations and Cooperation Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane visited the North-West Province on 21 – 22 July...
Germany Embassy revamping Church of Peace facilities in Hillbrow on Mandela Day
18 July 2016
For this year’s Mandela Day, Ambassador Walter Lindner and over 40 staff of the German Embassy worked side by side with members of the Outreach Foundation and...
Filipino Designers at the Philippine Embassy
30 June 2016
The United Arab Emirates is home to many top designers who are widely known across the globe. The designers added to the UAE‘s popularity when it comes to fashion and trend which is one of the...
Filipino Schools Win at the World Scholars’ Cup 2016
04 July 2016
Two Filipino Schools in the UAE shone and brought honor to the Philippines and the UAE after winning at the 2016 World Scholar Cup (WSC) Global Rounds.
The event was held last June 2...
Embassy of France in South Africa: Mandela Day project 2016
For the past several years, the Embassy of France in South Africa has supported Nelson Mandela Day on 18 July.
This year the Embassy and Ambassador of France to South Africa, HE Elisabeth Barb...
AU Summit comes to a successful end with a concerted call for togetherness Kigali, Rwanda - 18 July 2016
The 27th African Union (AU) Summit came to a successful conclusion on Monday 18 July 2016, with Heads of State and Government from AU Member co...
Israel 2016 - Sixty eight years after Independence
By Srimal Fernando Global Editor, The Diplomatic Society This year marks the sixty eighth anniversary of Israel's independence. In a speech Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addressing the Nation s...
Bill Gates delivered the 14th annual Nelson Mandela Foundation lecture
17 July 2016
Bill Gates delivers 2016 Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture at University of Pretoria
Good evening ladies and gentlemen, Graça Machel, Professor Ndebele, Vice Chancellor de...
Australian poverty ambassador laces up for walk across southern Africa
18 July 2016
Australian Matt Napier’s mission to end world poverty is seeing him walk 2,250 kilometres across Southern Africa to raise awareness of the importance of reducing pover...
The 21st International AIDS Conference kicks off in Durban
18 July 2016
Hundreds of delegates from around the world are gathering at Durban’s International Convention Centre this morning for the International Aids Conference, with many here hoping the...
Premier management training programmes launched for the local taxi industry
Enterprises UP and Toyota South Africa geared towards implementing sound business practices and upskilling taxi associations and members
Photo (l-r): Dr Casper Kruger (Vice Pres...
Unity and market liberalization will spur African economic growth- Chairperson Dlamini Zuma
Kigali, 10 July 2016 - Opening up the market for Africa, liberalization of the economies and facilitating free movement of people across the continent are among t...