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  • The South African Embassy Commemorates Nelson Mandela Centenary with the Hellenic Parliament

    The South African Embassy Commemorates Nelson Mandela Centenary with the Hellenic Parliament 27 November 2018 On 27 November 2018, the President of the Hellenic Parliament, Mr. Nikolaos Voutsis, together with the Ambassador of South Africa, Marthinus v...
  • Msimang described as a selfless leader

    Msimang described as a selfless leader 8 December 2018 Struggle stalwart Mendi Msimang served people selflessly, said President Cyril Ramaphosa on Saturday. Delivering the eulogy at the Special Official Funeral Category 1 for the late struggle veteran,...
  • SA and Kazakhstan Consultations

    SA and Kazakhstan Consultations 23 November 2018 The SA Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Ms Regina Mhaule hosted the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan, Mr Yerzhan Ashikbayev, accompanied by a delegation fro...
  • SA reaffirms its commitment to human rights

    SA reaffirms its commitment to human rights 7 December 2018 Marking the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR), President Cyril Ramaphosa has reaffirmed South Africa’s commitment to uphold and champion human rights. Phot...
  • International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People

    International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People 29 November 2018 The Department of International Relations and Cooperation in cooperation with the Embassy of the State of Palestine, the United Nations Information Centre and the Department of...
  • Pandor receives French honour

    Pandor receives French honour 8 December 2018 Ambassador of France to South Africa Christophe Farnaud, bestowed on South African Minister of Higher Education and Training, Naledi Pandor, the award of Officier de l’Ordre National de la Légion d’Honn...
  • “Sport has the power to change the world” Nelson Mandela

    “Sport has the power to change the world” Nelson Mandela 8 December 2018 Nelson Mandela was proclaimed an honorary citizen of Belgrade, the capital of Serbia, on 17 April 2008. To celebrate this icon and former state president of South Africa, on hi...
  • Miagi Be the Legacy tour

    MIAGI Be the Legacy tour 7 December 2018 The MIAGI (Music is a Great Investment) orchestra gave an inspired performance at the ZK Matthews Hall at UNISA on 30 November 2018. The talented musicians were celebrating their Nelson Mandela 'Be the legacy'-Eu...
  • China’s work in SA for South Africans

    China’s work in SA for South Africans 7 December 2018 ”China has a strong political commitment to support South Africa,” said HE Ambassador Lin Songtian,  China’s Ambassador to South Africa in his opening remarks at the launch of the the So...
  • A showcase of Vietnamese cuisine and tourism

    A showcase of Vietnamese cuisine and tourism 6 December 2018 The Embassy of Vietnam in South Africa hosted a Vietnamese Culture and Cuisine Day in Johannesburg. Guests were introduced to the rich Vietnamese culture. Many South Africans are choosing Vie...
  • SA-China MOU on qualifications

    SA-China MOU on qualifications By Sibusiso Bakana, The Diplomatic Society representative in Beijing and Wesley Seale PhD candidate at BFSU 2018-12-07 As the end of the fall semester approached and freezing weather waded through Beijing, the boardroom i...
  • Secret Survivor

    Secret Survivor 30 November 2018 The movie "Secret Survivor" is a documentary about Veronica Phillips, a Hungarian Jew who miraculously survived the holocaust during WWII and is now living in Johannesburg,  South Africa. Photo: Dr Martin Sch...
  • ITEC - South Africa and Russia

    ITEC - South Africa and Russia 22 November 2018 The Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Ms Lindiwe Sisulu, has concluded a successful Working Visit to the Russian Federation where she co-chaired the 15th Session of the annual South Afri...
  • We learnt from Vietnam in the past; so why not now?

    We learnt from Vietnam in the past; so why not now? 29 November 2018 A group of cadets at the Ho Chi Minh Museum, Hanoi, November 2018. Vietnam is another country from the time of its liberation nearly 44 years ago, the startling effects of 30 years of...
  • 64th Anniversary of the November 1st Revolution of Algeria

    64th Anniversary of the November 1st Revolution of Algeria 25 November 2018 Ambassador Abd-El-Naceur Belaid of Algeria in South Africa hosted a reception to commemorate the 64th anniversary of the November 1st Revolution of Algeria. Photo: Ambassador A...
  • Chopin on 5 Continents

    Chopin on 5 Continents 20 November 2018 Acclaimed Polish artists Prof Maria Pomianowska, Katarzyna Gacek-Duda, Gwidon Cybulski, Karolina Matuszkiewicz and Wolciech Lubertowicz brought Chopin on 5 Continents to Africa. They performed at the residence o...
  • Renewing strong bonds between South Africa and Germany

    Renewing strong bonds between South Africa and Germany 20 November 2018 President Cyril Ramaphosa hosted the President of the Federal Republic of Germany, Frank-Walter Steinmeier, on a state visit to South Africa. The last official visit to South Afr...
  • Gearing up for the UNSC

    Gearing up for the UNSC 20 November 2018 The Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO) has reached an advanced stage of its preparation for South Africa's third term as a non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council (U...
  • Master classes in Delhi

    Master classes in Delhi 20 November 2018 In October, South African cellist Berthine van Schoor went to Delhi, India to give master classes at the Delhi School of Music. Earlier this year, she received an award from the University of Pretoria in recognit...
  • France and South Africa sing together

    France and South Africa sing together 6 November 2018 Ambassador Farnaud of France hosted the University of Pretoria Youth Choir and the Ouistreham Choir from France at his residence as a continuation of the celebration of Nelson Mandela's centenary, wh...


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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