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  • Sri Lanka’s 69th Independence Day

    Sri Lanka’s 69th Independence Day 6 February 2016 Cricket and Reconciliation were central to the remarks made by High Commissioner Sunil de Silva of Sri Lanka to South Africa and Minister Susan Shabangu Minister of Women in the Presidency of South A...
  • 38th National Day of Iran

    38th National Day of Iran The Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Iran in Pretoria celebrated the 38th Iranian National Day in South Africa on 2 February 2017. H.E Mr. Moshen Movahhedi - Ghomi and the guest of honour Deputy Minister Ms Nomaindia Mfeketo...
  • 25th National Day of Dignity - Venezuela

    25th National Day of Dignity - Venezuela On February 4, 1992, a civil-military rebellion took place in Venezuela led by lieutenant Hugo Chavez against the neoliberal government of Carlos Andres Perez. Although the rebellion was crushed it gave rise to ...
  • Visit of French Minister of Economy and Finance Michel Sapin to South Africa

    Visit of French Minister of Economy and Finance Michel Sapin to South Africa 2 – 3 February 2017 French Minister of Economy and Finance, Michel Sapin’s visit to strengthen and reaffirm economic relations and partnerships between France and South Afr...
  • India can feed the world

    India can feed the world 2 February 2017 India’s culinary history spans over 5000 years.  Settlers, invaders and occupiers alike were introduced to a vast spectrum of spices and flavours that they integrated to their own food recipes and over cen...
  • Indonesian coffee and noodle festival 2017

    Indonesian coffee and noodle festival 2017 28 January 2017 The Indonesian Trade Promotion Centre (ITPC) in South Africa showcased Indonesian FMCG products in Pretoria. Guests were welcomed to the festival by Ambassador Suprapto Martosetomo of Indonesia...
  • South Africa and Thailand strengthen economic ties

    South Africa and Thailand strengthen economic ties 2 February 2017 South Africa signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that is aimed at advancing the country’s economic agenda with Thailand. South Africa’s investment promotion agency, Invest So...
  • SA and Cuba broaden long-standing relations

    SA and Cuba broaden long-standing relations 2 February 2017 South Africa and Cuba are looking into deepening and broadening their long-standing bilateral relations, said Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa. The Deputy President made the remarks during the...
  • Hon Moussa Faki Mahamat elected as incoming Chair of the African Union Commission

    Hon Moussa Faki Mahamat elected as incoming Chair of the African Union Commission Addis Ababa. Ethiopia - 30 January 2017 Chadian Foreign Minister Hon. Moussa Faki Mahamat has been elected incoming Chairperson of the African Union (AU) Commission by AU ...
  • Let us imagine and create the Africa we want to live in

    Let us imagine and create the Africa we want to live in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia 31st January 2017 The 28th Ordinary Summit of the African Union concluded on 31st January at the African Union Headquarters. It was officially closed after the swearing in ...
  • Flemish pact to boost SA's social economy

    Flemish pact to boost SA's social economy 30 January 2017 Enterprises in the social economy sphere will benefit from an agreement inked by the South African Government and the Government of Flanders to stimulate growth in the sector. Economic Developme...
  • AmaMpondo honour and pay Tribute to Mama Winnie Mandela

    AmaMpondo honour and pay Tribute to Mama Winnie Mandela On the 28 January 2017, AmaMpondo from the Mpondo Kingdom in the Eastern Cape and from various parts of South Africa, Royalty and Traditional Leaders ascended in their numbers to Orlando, Soweto, Ga...
  • Australian Government awards funding to Sonke Gender Justice

    Australian Government awards funding to Sonke Gender Justice 31 January 2017 Australian Minister for International Development and the Pacific, Senator the Hon Concetta Fierravanti-Wells, presented an AUD500,000 (ZAR5 million) grant to Sonke Gender Just...
  • German Ambassador bids South Africa an unexpected farewell

    German Ambassador bids South Africa an unexpected farewell 31 January 2017 Recently appointed German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel has called on German Ambassador to South Africa Walter J. Lindner to become State Secretary of the Foreign Office. The f...
  • The Role of the World Bank in Building Global Economic Sustainability

    The Role of the World Bank in Building Global Economic Sustainability By Srimal Fernando, Global Editor For the past 70 years, the World Bank Group (WBG) has been in the forefront of global development success stories and today it remains committed to b...
  • UNEP is committed to protecting the precious planet

    UNEP is committed to protecting the precious planet By Srimal Fernando  Global Editor  Climate change, ozone depletion, pollution, and other environmentally induced stresses are causing serious global environmental problems. It is all our resp...
  • Welcome to South Africa - Explore and Enjoy

    Welcome to South Africa - Explore and Enjoy 24 January 2017 President Jacob Zuma received Letters of Credence from 15 Heads of Mission. The countries that handed their credence letters were Myanmar, Egypt, El Salvador, Tunisia, Romania, Vietnam, Mauriti...
  • The King Mampuru II Annual Celebration

    The King Mampuru II Annual Celebration The King Mampuru II Annual Celebration is held in Limpopo, Mamone Ga-Sekwati, in January. This event is held to celebrate and honour the memory of Kgosi Mampuru II who was slain in 1883 by the colonial powers of th...
  • SA and UK to strengthen ties

    SA and UK to strengthen ties 26 January 2017 Pretoria - South Africa and the United Kingdom have committed to strengthening ties amid preparations by the United Kingdom to leave the European Union (EU). In a joint statement by Trade and Industry Minist...
  • Reinvigorating South Africa’s leadership role in the International Human Rights Treaty Monitoring System

    Reinvigorating South Africa’s leadership role in the International Human Rights Treaty Monitoring System 26 January 2017 Remarks by Deputy Minister Landers on the occasion of the Seminar on South Africa and the international human rights Treaty Monito...


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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May 2017 Edition

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Science, Technology and Environment Cooperation between South Africa and Argentina 6 April 2017 The Scientific and Technological Cooperation between South Africa and Argentina was further enhanced... <|> High Court on Dagga 6 April 2017 The Hemp, Dagga, Weed, Herb, Marijuana and a plant by any other name, Industrialisation report back presentation was full of positive excitement. Medicines,... <|> Transforming ballet in South Africa 10 April 2017 Transformation in ballet has a long way to go. In order to make the most of talent that is available in South Africa, talented dancers from all... <|> Commemorating 20 years of Signing the Red Fort Declaration and bidding farewell 10 April 2017 20 Years ago late President Nelson Mandela of South Africa and Mr HD Deve Gowda, former Prime Minister... <|> Easing travel regulations between South Africa and Kenya 3 May 2016 South Africa and Kenya have announced measures that will make travelling between the two countries easier. South African Home... <|> Transnet launches first ever train 4 April 2017 Transnet has officially launched it’s the first ever train which it designed, engineered and manufactured. The locomotive, which will serve the... <|> Deputy Minister Landers concludes successful working visit to Central America 7 April 2017 International Relations and Cooperation Deputy Minister Luwellyn Landers has concluded his Working Visit... <|> Sri Lanka and South Africa pursue enhanced cooperation 18 April 2017 The Sixth Session of the Senior Officials’ Meeting of the Partnership Forum between Sri Lanka and South Africa was held in... <|> UN Designates Malala Yousafzai as Messenger of Peace 11 April 2017 United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres designated Malala Yousafzai, global advocate for girls’ education and the... <|> South Africa and Qatar explore investment opportunities 12 April 2017 Pretoria - The President of the Black Business Council, Dr Danisa Baloyi, says South Africa should take advantage of the... <|>
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