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  • Kofi Annan was the UN

    Kofi Annan was the UN 27 August 2018 Former United Nations chief and Nobel prize laureate Kofi Annan died in a Swiss hospital on Saturday, 18 August at the age of 80. After rising through the ranks of the United Nations, Annan served two terms as U.N. ...
  • SADC should push for industrial growth

    SADC should push for industrial growth 17 August 2018 The Southern African Development Community (SADC) needs to continue pushing for industrial growth and development in the region, says President Cyril Ramaphosa. With the help of the private sector, ...
  • Tell Your Stories

    Tell Your Stories 27 August 2018 High Commissioner of Canada H.E Sandra McCardell and the Ambassador of Switzerland H.E. Helene Budliger Artieda co-hosted a Women’s Day lunch on August 8th at the Official Residence of Canada with guest speaker Sisonke...
  • Egypt's Squash Players dominate tournament

    Egypt's Squash Players dominate tournament 27 August 2018 The SA Open Squash Championship that took place in Pretoria from 8 to 11 August saw Egypt winning both the men's and women's titles.   Forty players, 22 international and 18 South African a...
  • Ecuador hosts Women's Month Walk

    Ecuador hosts Women's Month Walk 2 August 2018 Ms Maria Soledad Cordova Montero, Ambassador of Ecuador to South Africa hosted a walk to usher in Women's month in South Africa. Women marched to the Union Buildings in Pretoria in protest against apartheid...
  • Ambassadors for South Africa

    Ambassadors for South Africa 17th August 2018Chinese Embassy, Pretoria. “This shall bring our two counties closer,” said the Chinese Ambassador to South Africa Lin Songtian at the sending off ceremony held in the Great hall at the Chinese Embassy in...
  • Lu’Sapho inaugurated in Women’s month

    Lu’Sapho inaugurated in Women’s month 27 August 2018 Xhosa indigenous knowledge, culture and heritage will be used by Lu’ Sapho, an NPO (Non-Profit Organization) launched in August in Thandela Village, Willowvale – Eastern Cape. As a family or...
  • Morocco National Day

    Morocco National Day 23 August 2018 To celebrate the nineteenth Anniversary of the Accession to the Throne of His Majesty King Mohammed VI, the Chargé d’Affaires of the Kingdom of Morocco in South Africa Mr Abdelkader NAJI hosted a reception. Photo:...
  • Agriculture bodies support efforts on land reform

    Agriculture bodies support efforts on land reform 23 August 2018 Organised agriculture will soon sign a declaration of intent on land reform that will help government to transform the sector, AgriSA said on Thursday. “We are extending a hand of frien...
  • Pakistan Independence Day Celebrated in South Africa

    Pakistan Independence Day Celebrated in South Africa 23 August 2018 Pakistan Independence Day was celebrated in a simple but dignified Flag-Hoisting Ceremony held at the High Commission for Pakistan, Pretoria on the morning of August 14, 2018. Photo: ...
  • Women of the World – The Rise of the Female Diplomat

    Women of the World – The Rise of the Female Diplomat 21 August 2018 “A husband would be useful, but I suspect that a bachelor ambassador would miss a wife more” said Her Excellency Anne Warburton, Britain’s first woman ambassador. She was posted...
  • In memory of Hannah Yilma

    In memory of Hannah Yilma 21 August 2018 Escaping assassins while resisting the brutal dictatorship in her country Ethiopia, fleeing from an idyllic upbringing, Hannah Mariam Yilma (31 May 1943 – 13 August 2018) had to rebuild her life as a refugee. ...
  • One for the Boykies

    One for the Boykies 21 August 2018 “If everything seems under control, you’re just not going fast enough,” said racing driver Mario Andretti. South Africa is a country of many legends. The book Saloon’s Bars and Boykies certainly presents a cas...
  • Union of Local Employees of Missions Accredited to South Africa - ULEMASA

    Union of Local Employees of Missions Accredited to South Africa - ULEMASA 20 August 2018 ULEMASA is an independent organization formed in terms of section 4(1) of the Labour Relations Act, 1995 by the local employees who are working in foreign missions ...
  • Fisheries cooperation in the EEZ is an economic advantage for India, Sri Lanka and Maldives

    Fisheries cooperation in the EEZ is an economic advantage for India, Sri Lanka and Maldives By Srimal Fernando and Mizly Nizar   16 August 2018 The ocean has long been a source of economic livelihood for billions of people worldwide. According to ...
  • 66th Anniversary of the Egyptian Revolution

    66th Anniversary of the Egyptian Revolution 16 August 2018 The Egyptian Revolution that took place on the 23rd of July 1952 paved the way for the adoption of a set of comprehensive reforms that resulted in fundamental changes in Egypt’s political, eco...
  • Switzerland celebrates 727

    Switzerland celebrates 727 16 August 2018 Switzerland was founded in 1291 and turned 727 this year.  Ambassador of Switzerland to South Africa, Helene Budliger Artieda hosted a reception on 1 August to celebrate this milestone. Innovation was this...
  • The Indian Ocean Rim Association’s First Woman Secretary General

    The Indian Ocean Rim Association’s First Woman Secretary General 14 August 2018 21 March 1990 is a day that made an indelible mark and became a precious memory for the Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) Secretary General Dr Nomvuyo Nontsikelelo Nokwe...
  • The Brenthurst Foundation Appoints Three New Advisory Board Members

    The Brenthurst Foundation Appoints Three New Advisory Board Members 14 August 2018 The Brenthurst Foundation has appointed three new members to their Advisory Board: former President of Liberia (and Nobel laureate) Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, former Defence ...
  • 197th Independence of the Republic of Peru

    197th Independence of the Republic of Peru Mr. Oscar Roca Ferrand, Charge D’ Affaires A.I of the Republic of Peru held a reception on 27 July 2018 on the occasion of the 197th Independence of the Republic of Peru. Addressing guests Mr Ferrand said tha...


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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