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  • Durban – South Africa in the Making

    Durban – South Africa in the Making 19 January 2018 Durban, South Africa, one of the busiest ports in the southern hemisphere was opened in 1840. Home to the Zulus, the largest ethnic group in South Africa, Durban is also known as the city for having ...
  • ANC dedicates 2018 to Mandela, unity and economy

    ANC dedicates 2018 to Mandela, unity and economy 13 January 2017 The governing party has declared 2018 as “100 Years of Nelson Mandela: The year of renewal, unity and jobs”. This will see the African National Congress (ANC) holding celebrations to ...
  • Welcome to South Africa

    Welcome to South Africa 17 January 2018 Heads of Mission were welcomed to South Africa by President Jacob Zuma who received their Letters of Credence at Sefako Makgatho Presidential Guest House in Pretoria  on 17 January 2018. The following Heads-d...
  • United efforts against corruption yield positive results

    United efforts against corruption yield positive results Astana, 8 December 2017 The conference on Modern Anti-Corruption Standards and International Cooperation Development took place on 8 December 2017 in Astana, the capital of Kazakhstan. The event w...
  • Condolences on passing of anti-apartheid activists

    Condolences on passing of anti-apartheid activists 15 January 2017 The Ahmed Kathrada Foundation expresses its condolences to the family and friends of several anti-apartheid activists who passed on in recent days. “The start of 2018 has brought alon...
  • NEW OPPORTUNITIES UNDER THE FOURTH INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION

    NEW OPPORTUNITIES UNDER THE FOURTH INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION State of the Nation Address by the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan Nursultan NazarbayevJanuary 10, 2018 NEW OPPORTUNITIES UNDER THE FOURTH INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION Dear people of Kazakhstan,...
  • Kenya and South Africa are strategic partners

    Kenya and South Africa are strategic partners 12 January 2018 President Jacob Zuma held talks with President Uhuru Kenyatta of the Republic of Kenya at Dr John Langalibalele Dube House residence in Durban. President Kenyatta is on his first working vi...
  • SA, Zimbabwe to strengthen trade relations

    SA, Zimbabwe to strengthen trade relations 22 December 2017 President Jacob Zuma and President Emmerson Mnangagwa of Zimbabwe have undertaken to strengthen economic trade and cooperation between South Africa and Zimbabwe. “The two Heads of State agre...
  • SA mourns Prof Kgositsile

    SA mourns Prof Kgositsile The Nelson Mandela Foundation has sent its condolences on the passing away of Professor Keorapetse William Kgositsile. Kgositsile, 79, passed away at Milpark Hospital in Johannesburg on Wednesday afternoon. “It is with heavy...
  • African Union's Ministerial Conference on Migration

    African Union's Ministerial Conference on Migration 9 January 2018 SA International Relations and Cooperation Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashahane is attending the African Union's (AU) Ministerial Conference on Migration, which brings together AU Ministers o...
  • The Action Northeast Trust of India Shaping the Wellbeing of Communities at grass root level

    The Action Northeast Trust of India Shaping the Wellbeing of Communities at grass root level By Srimal Fernando Global Editor, The Diplomatic Society For more than 17 years, the Action Northeast Trust (the Ant) has been doing wonderful work at grass r...
  • SA eyes World Science Forum

    SA eyes World Science Forum 14 December 2017 South Africa has thrown its hat into the ring to host the World Science Forum in 2021. Initially held only in Hungary, central Europe, this biennial forum decided to increase its global footprint and so is h...
  • SA Agulhas II sets sail for the 57th Antarctica expedition

    SA Agulhas II sets sail for the 57th Antarctica expedition 15 December 2017 Not long after the SA Agulhas II set off on the International Indian Ocean Expedition, the vessel has once again left the shores of Cape Town and will sail for two weeks on a sc...
  • Everyone is getting served!

    Everyone is getting served! Born out of writer Mike White’s itch to respond to a number of socio-political events, Beatriz at Dinner is the collaborative effort between writer, White, and Director Miguel Arteta. The killing of Cecil the lion in 201...
  • United Arab Emirates National Day

    United Arab Emirates National Day 15 December 2017 The National Day of the United Arab Emirates, Al Yawm Al Watani, is celebrated on 2 December each year. It marks the UAE's Union Day between the seven emirates which was followed by the joining of the s...
  • 26th Independence Anniversary of Kazakhstan

    26th Independence Anniversary of Kazakhstan 15 December 2017 21 journalists from 15 countries were invited for an eight day whirlwind tour of three major cities of Kazakhstan, in the heart of Eurasia over eight days. The tour included Astana the new Cap...
  • 54th Jamhuri Day Celebrations

    54th Jamhuri Day Celebrations 15 December 2017 HE Jean N. Kamau, High Commissioner of Kenya to South Africa, hosted the 54th Jamhuri day Celebrations in Pretoria on 7 December 2017. The celebrations were graced by Dr. Monde Tom, Director General of Ec...
  • Finland at 100

    Finland at 100 15 December 2017 Ambassador Kari Alanko of Finland hosted a reception to celebrate Finland's 100th birthday. Photo: Ambassador Alanko (bottom right) pictured with embassy staff ant the national day celebration Starting out as a poor co...
  • Modest Prosperity

    Modest Prosperity 12 December 2017 A book review by K Bhana A seminar was hosted by the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) and the Embassy of the PRC in South Africa to launch the second Volume of the book, The Governance of China which is a collec...
  • The Louvre Abu Dhabi

    The Louvre Abu Dhabi On November 11 2017, Ambassador Mahash Saeed Salem Mahash Alhameli of the United Arab Emirates to South Africa hosted a celebration of the opening of the Louvre Abu Dhabi. Ambassador Christophe Farnaud of France joined in the openin...


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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