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President Ramaphosa arrives in Geneva to launch Future of Work Report President Cyril Ramaphosa has this morning, 22 January 2019, arrived in Geneva, Switzerland to launch the International Labour Organization’s Global Commission on the Future of Work Report.
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President Ramaphosa departs to international working visits President Cyril Ramaphosa has today, 21 January 2019, embarked on two working visits and a state visit that will encompass global discussions on the future of work, global governance and partnership in an age of rapid technological change, and reinforcement of South Africa’s relations with India.
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Minister Sisulu extends condolences to the family and friends of the late Ambassador Dumisani Kumalo The Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Hon Lindiwe Sisulu, has extended her condolences and those of the DIRCO family, to the family and friends of the former Permanent Representative of South Africa to the United Nations (UN) in New York, Ambassador Dumisani Kumalo, who passed away on Sunday, 21 January 2019.
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Minister Sisulu media statement on the four South Africans who drowned in Mozambique, Mr Andre Hanekom, and protests in Zimbabwe The Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Lindiwe Sisulu has received a briefing this morning on the developments in Zimbabwe, South Africans who drowned in Mozambique and Mr Hanekom who is detained in Mozambique.
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President Ramaphosa congratulates Felix Tshisekedi as president elect of the Democratic Republic of Congo His Excellency President Cyril Ramaphosa has on behalf of the Government and the people of South Africa congratulated Mr Felix Tshisekedi Tshilombo as President Elect of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) after the confirmation by the country’s Constitutional Court.

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Congratulatory message by the SADC Chairperson to the President-elect of the Democratic Republic of Congo, Mr Felix Tshisekedi On behalf of the Southern African Development Community (SADC), and on my behalf as the Chairperson, we congratulate the President-elect of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Mr Felix Tshisekedi, following the national elections that were conducted on 30 December 2018 and the ruling of the Constitutional Court on 19 January 2019.
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Deputy Minister Landers to pay official visit to Madagascar Deputy Minister of the Department of International Relations and Cooperation, Luwellyn Landers will tomorrow, Saturday, 19 January 2019, attend the Inauguration of President-elect Andry Rajoelina in Antananarivo, representing President Cyril Ramaphosa and the people of South Africa.
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Statement delivered by H.E. Ambassador J Matjila, Permanent Representative of South Africa to the United Nations in New York during the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) meeting on Libya - 18 January 2019 We would like to add our voice in thanking you for convening this meeting today, and to thank SRSG Mr Ghassan Salame for his comprehensive briefing to the Council today.
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Statement delivered by H.E. Jerry Matjila during the United Nations Security Council Briefing on Sudan Sanctions, 17 January 2019. We would like to thank you for convening this meeting, and we would also like to thank Ms Wronecka for her briefing and her leadership in this portfolio.

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Minister Sisulu was never a Director or shareholder of Dyambu Holdings, contrary to Mr Agrizzi’s testimony in the State Capture Commission. The Ministry of International Relations and Cooperation noted with concern false statements made by the former Chief Operations Officer of Bosasa in his testimony before the State Capture Commission on Wednesday, 16 January 2019.

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Communiqué of the Double Troika Summit of Heads of State and Government of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Addis Ababa, Republic of Ethiopia, 17th January 2019. The Double Troika Summit (Summit) of the Heads of State and Government of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) was held in Addis Ababa, in the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia on 17th January 2019.
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Statement on four South Africans missing in Mozambique. The Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Hon. Lindiwe Sisulu, was briefed this morning on the rescue and Consular Services efforts in relation to the four South Africans who travelled on holiday with a group to Mozambique on 12 January 2019. They went missing on 14 January 2019 and are presumed to have drowned.

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Security Council Press Statement on Mali. The members of the Security Council were briefed on 16 January 2019 by the Assistant Secretary-General for Africa, Bintou Keita, on the situation in Mali.

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Security Council Press Statement on Terrorist Attack in Nairobi. The members of the Security Council condemned in the strongest possible terms the terrorist attack in Nairobi on 15 January 2019 which caused numerous deaths and injuries.

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President Ramaphosa to attend SADC Double Troika Summit in Ethiopia. President Cyril Ramaphosa will today, 16 January 2019, undertake a Working Visit to Addis Ababa in the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia to attend a Southern African Development Community (SADC) Double Troika Summit.

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President Ramaphosa condemns attacks in Kenya. South Africa has noted with concern terrorists attacks in Kenya on Tuesday, 15 January 2019.

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South Africa statement on protests in Zimbabwe. The South African Government has noted protests action in Zimbabwe and is monitoring the situation.

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Joint Communiqué on the occasion of the Working Visit by HE Ms Lindiwe Sisulu, Minister of International Relations and Cooperation of the Republic of South Africa to the Democratic People’s Republic of Algeria. On 13 and 14 January 2019, HE Mr Abdelkader Messahel, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria, received HE Ms Lindiwe Sisulu, Minister of International Relations and Cooperation of the Republic of South Africa, on a Working Visit to Algeria.

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Joint Communiqué following Official Talks between H. E. President Cyril Ramaphosa and H. E. President Filipe Nyusi. At the invitation of His Excellency Filipe Jacinto Nyusi, President of the Republic of Mozambique, His Excellency Cyril Matamela Ramaphosa, President of the Republic of South Africa paid a working visit to the Republic of Mozambique on the 14th January 2019.

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South Africa statement on the unfolding electoral process in the DRC.The Minister of International Relations and Cooperation has noted misleading headlines in the media on South African position on DRC elections, South Africa would like to restate and emphasise the following position: South Africa commends the Congolese people, the Government of the DRC and all political actors for their commitment to ensuring a peaceful, independent and credible electoral process despite serious challenges.

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President Ramaphosa to undertake a Working Visit to the Republic of Mozambique. President Cyril Ramaphosa will today, 14 January 2019, undertake a Working Visit to Maputo in the Republic of Mozambique, were he will hold bilateral talks with his counterpart President Filipe Nyusi to discuss bilateral, regional and global issues of common interest.

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Deputy President David Mabuza departs South Africa for the Republic of Ethiopia. Deputy President David Mabuza in his capacity as Special Envoy to South Sudan today, has today 14 January 2019 departed from the Republic of South Africa ahead of his Working Visit to the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia.

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SADC urges all-inclusive government in DRC. Lusaka, (Sunday, 13th January 2019). His Excellency Mr Edgar Chagwa Lungu, President of the Republic of Zambia says given the strong objections to the provisional results of the presidential election in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), the Southern African Development Community (SADC) has called on all political leaders to consider a negotiated political settlement for an all-inclusive government.

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Minister Sisulu to engage media on recent international developments

The Minister of International Relations and cooperation, Hon Lindiwe Sisulu, will engage with the media on recent international developments, including the recent DRC elections, UN Security Council agenda and upcoming international engagements for South Africa.

Date :

Sunday, 13 January, 2019

Time : 10H00 - 11H30
Venue : Hyatt Regency
Rosebank
Johannesburg
RSVP : Tuso Zibula, 072 127 1565, / Tali Munzhedzi, 079 894 1034 / Kgopotso Rapakuana, 073 058 3876
Enquiries : Ndivhuwo Mabaya, DIRCO Spokesperson and Head of Communications, 083 645 7838
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Statement by South Africa to the United Nations Security Council on the Situation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), 11 January 2019. We would like to thank the Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG), Ms Leila Zerrougui, for her briefing. We welcome and thank CENI, SADC and the African Union of their assessment of the electoral process.
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Statement on the Results of the 30 December 2018 Presidential, Legislative and Provincial Elections in the Democratic Republic of Congo by the SADC Organ Chairperson, His Excellency Edgar Chagwa Lungu, President of the Republic of Zambia, 11 January, 2019. The Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) welcomes the release of the provisional results of the Presidential Election held under the combined Presidential, Legislative and Provincial Elections on 30 December 2018 in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
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President Ramaphosa notes provisional results of Elections in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The President of South Africa, H.E. President Cyril Ramaphosa, notes the provisional results released by the Independent National Electoral Commission (CENI) of the DRC and call on CENI to finalise the process with speed to ensure the credibility of the election and also maintain peace and stability.

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Speech by Deputy Minister Mhaule on the 25 years of South Africa’s Freedom at the Research and Information System for developing countries (RIS), 9 January 2019. I am honoured to be addressing this distinguished audience and wish to thank the RIS for the opportunity to address you today.
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President Ramaphosa congratulates newly elected President of Madagascar. President Cyril Ramaphosa has congratulated Madagascar for running a successful peaceful run-off presidential election, which has seen Mr Andry Rajoelina emerging as the president of the country.

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South Africa calls for calm ahead of the announcement of the official election results in the DRC. South Africa joins SADC, the AU and many other international organisations in awaiting the election results to be announced by the Democratic Republic of Congo's (DRC) Independent National Electoral Commission (CENI).
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South Africa condemns attempted military coup d’état in Gabon. South Africa has noted with grave concern the attempted coup d’état undertaken in the Republic of Gabon this morning (07 January 2019) by elements of the military.

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Deputy Minister Mhaule to pay official visit to India. The Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Ms Reginah Mhaule, will pay an official visit to India from 6-10 January 2019. Deputy Minister Mhaule will be attending the Raisina Dialogue, taking place in New Delhi from 8-10 January 2019.

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African Union Electoral Observation Mission for the General Elections of 30 December 2018 in the Democratic Republic of the Congo Preliminary Declaration Kinshasa, 02 January 2019. In the framework of the presidential, legislative and national elections in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) of December 2018, the President of the African Union Commission (AU), HE Mr. Moussa Faki Mahamat, sent a mission of Election Observation to monitor and make an objective assessment of the electoral process in the DRC.

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Preliminary Statement by Honourable Joseph Malanji, M.P., Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Zambia and Head of the SADC Electoral Observation Mission (SEOM) to the 2018 Presidential, Legislative and Provincial Elections in the Democratic Republic of Congo Kinshasa, 2 January 2019.
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President Ramaphosa extends best wishes to the 38th President of the Federative Republic of Brazil. President Cyril Ramaphosa has conveyed on behalf of the Government and people of South Africa, his sincere greetings and best wishes to President Jair Bolsonaro, on the occasion of his Presidential inauguration on 1 January 2019, as he assumes his role and official duties as the 38th President of the Federative Republic of Brazil.
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Guest Column: Peace and stability in Africa a priority as South Africa joins the UN Security Council, by Ndivhuwo Mabaya, News24, 02 January 2019. South Africa has as of January 1, 2019 taken up its seat as a non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) for a two-year term, following the country's successful election to this principal organ on June 8, 2018. South Africa received 183 votes from member states of the UN General Assembly.

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Minister Sisulu concerned about allegations of South African involvement in extremist activities in Mozambique. International Relations and Cooperation Minister, Lindiwe Sisulu, received a report from the South African High Commissioner to Mozambique Mandisi Mpahlwa, on the charges facing a South African citizen, Mr Andre Mayer Hanekom, related to his supporting and aiding an extreme jihadist group that is destabilising the northern part of Mozambique.
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South Africa assumes Non-Permanent Seat on the United Nations Security Council. South Africa today officially assumes its seat as a non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) for the period 2019-2020.

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South Africa sends condolences to the UAE following a search and rescue helicopter crash. The Government and people of South Africa wish to extend its sincere condolences to the Government and people of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) following a helicopter crash in Ras al-Khaimah in the North-Eastern region of the UAE on Saturday, 29 December 2018, which killed four crew members, including South African paramedic Mark Roxburgh, who were on a search and rescue mission.

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South Africa to continue to play significant role in the multilateral arena in 2019. Following the passing of the resolution on the situation of human rights in Myanmar on 22 December 2018 in the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), International Relations and Cooperation Minister Lindiwe Sisulu said that South Africa's vote in support of the resolution is a demonstration of a new dawn in South African foreign policy and a return to its founding principles of standing against human rights violations.

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Deputy Minister Landers to lead the South African delegation to the 108th Session of ACP Council of Ministers in Brussels. The Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Mr Luwellyn Landers, will tomorrow, 11 December 2018, depart to Brussels, Belgium to participate in the 108th Session of the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group (ACP) Council of Ministers scheduled from 12-14 December 2018.
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Deputy President Mabuza holds a Consultative Meeting with President Salva Kiir Mayardit of South Sudan. Deputy President David Mabuza in his capacity as Special Envoy to South Sudan has today, 12 December 2018, held a consultative meeting with President Salva Kiir Mayardit of the Republic of South Sudan at the Johnny Makhathini Diplomatic Guesthouse in Pretoria.

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DIRCO and members of the diplomatic corps honour Madiba. The lives of the senior citizens of Ekuphumleni Old Age Home in Zwide, Port Elizabeth, will never be the same. This, after the Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO), together with Embassies accredited to South Africa have decided to donate a number of products in an effort to better the living conditions of the elderly women and men of Ekuphumleni.

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South Africa welcomes the signing of the Pre-Negotiation Agreement for the Resumption of the Peace Process in Darfur. The South African Government welcomes the signing of the Pre-Negotiation Agreement for the Resumption of the Peace Process in Darfur on 6 December 2018 in Berlin, the Federal Republic of Germany.
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South African Government concerned about the growing number of South Africans detained abroad. More than 800 South Africans are in prisons across the world for visa-related violations, drug-related charges, as well as various other offences. As we approach the festive season, the Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Lindiwe Sisulu, has expressed serious concern about South Africans being arrested or detained across the world as a result of these offences.

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South Africa welcomes the resumption of peace talks on the situation in the Western Sahara. South Africa welcomes the recently concluded first round of negotiations held on 5-6 December 2018 in Geneva, Switzerland on the situation in Western Sahara.

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Minister Sisulu receives briefing on logistical arrangements for voting South Africans living abroad. The Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Ms Lindiwe Sisulu, has just concluded a meeting with the Commissioners of the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) and senior officials of her department where she received a briefing on logistics required to ensure South Africans living abroad exercise their democratic right to vote in the upcoming 2019 general elections.
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Remarks by President Cyril Ramaphosa on the occasion of the presentation of credentials by Heads of Mission accredited to South Africa, Sefako Makgatho Presidential Guest House, Tshwane, 11 December 2018. It is my singular honour to welcome you to the Republic of South Africa as Heads of Mission charged with the responsibility to strengthen the friendship that exists between our countries.

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President Ramaphosa to receive Letters of Credence from Heads of Mission Designate

President Cyril Ramaphosa will tomorrow, Tuesday 11 December 2018, receive letters of credence from Heads of Mission Designate to South Africa at the Sefako Makgatho Presidential Guesthouse in Pretoria.

Date : Tuesday, 11 December 2018
Time : 14H00 (media to arrive at 13H00)
Venue : Sefako Makgatho Presidential Guesthouse
Gate 10 (Dumberton Street Entrance)
Pretoria
Enquiries : Khusela Diko, Presidential Spokesperson on 072 854 5707
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SA's Constitution embodies the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, by Ndivhuwo Mabaya, News24, 10 December 2018. International Human Rights Day is observed every year on 10 December, the day the United Nations
General Assembly adopted, in 1948, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR).
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Eulogy by President Cyril Ramaphosa at the Special Official Funeral of the late Mr Mendi Msimang, Christian Revival Church, Pretoria, 8 December 2018. We are gathered here in solemn mourning to pay our last respects to a great South African whose life was dedicated to the cause of freedom.

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Deputy President Mabuza concludes a successful Working Visit to three IGAD Member States. Deputy President David Mabuza, in his capacity as Special Envoy to South Sudan, has departed Khartoum in the Republic of the Sudan at the conclusion of his successful Tri-Nation Working Visit to the Republics of Kenya, Uganda and the Sudan.
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DIRCO to host Annual Diplomatic Funfair

The Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO), will be hosting the annual Diplomatic Funfair on Saturday, 8 December 2018 in Pretoria.

Date : Saturday, 8 December 2018
Time : 09H00 – 18H00
Venue : Ditsong Pioneer Museum
Silverton
Pretoria
RSVP : albertp@dirco.gov.za, 060 501 6529 and rapakuanak@dirco.gov.za, 073 058 3876
Enquiries : Ndivhuwo Mabaya, 083 645 7838, mabayan@dirco.gov.za
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Voter registration for South African citizens living abroad in February 2019. Voter registration for South African citizens living abroad will take place at all South African foreign missions from 1 to 4 February 2019.

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Deputy President Mabuza arrives in the Republic of Uganda on South Sudan Special Envoy Mission. Deputy President David Mabuza as Special Envoy to South Sudan today, 07 December 2018, arrives in Entebbe International Airport, in the Republic of Uganda ahead of the bilateral political discussion with President Yoweri Museveni.

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Deputy President David Mabuza undertakes a Consultative Working Visit to IGAD Member States. Deputy President David Mabuza in his capacity as President Cyril Ramaphosa’s Special Envoy to South Sudan will undertake a regional consultative Working Visit to three member states of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) as part of the efforts towards lasting peace and stability in South Sudan.

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President declares Special Official Funeral for Mr Mendi Msimang. President Cyril Ramaphosa has declared a Special Official Funeral Category 1 for the late Mr Mendi Msimang, struggle stalwart and former High Commissioner to the United Kingdom.

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Memorial Service for former Ambassador Mendi Msimang

The Department of International Relations and Cooperation will hold a memorial service in honour of former Ambassador Mendi Msimang.

Date : Wednesday, 5 December 2018
Time : 13H00
Venue : DIRCO Conference Centre 2
OR Tambo Building
460 Soutpansberg Road
Rietondale
Pretoria
RSVP : cossad@dirco.gov.za and netsiandai@dirco.gov.za (Members of the media are expected to arrive no later than 12h30 and must present their valid press cards)
Enquiries : Ndivhuwo Mabaya, 083 645 7838, mabayan@dirco.gov.za
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Minister Sisulu conveys her condolences to the Msimang family. “Once again, we have lost one of our country’s finest diplomats who served his country with dedication, commitment and pride.” Those were the words of the Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Ms Lindiwe Sisulu, after learning with deep shock and sadness of the untimely passing of Mr Mendi Msimang.

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G20 Leaders’ Declaration – Building consensus for fair and sustainable development, 30 November - 1 December 2018. Ten years since the first G20 Leaders’ Summit we met in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on 30 November-1 December 2018 to build consensus for fair and sustainable development through an agenda that is people-centred, inclusive and forward-looking.
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President Ramaphosa concludes his G20 Argentina Visit. Buenos Aires - President Cyril Ramaphosa has today, Saturday, 01 December 2018, concluded his visit to Buenos Aires, Argentina where he led South Africa’s delegation to the G20 Summit.

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President Ramaphosa sends condolence message to the United States of America following the passing away of former President George H.W. Bush. President Cyril Ramaphosa has, on behalf of the Government and the people of South Africa, sent a message of condolences to the government and the people of the United States America (USA) following the passing on of the 41st President of the USA, George Herbert Walker Bush. The former US President died at the age of 94.

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Informal BRICS Leaders’ Meeting on the margins of the G20 Summit Buenos Aires, Argentina, 30 November 2018. We, the Heads of State and Government of the Federative Republic of Brazil, the Russian Federation, the Republic of India, the People's Republic of China and the Republic of South Africa, met on 30 November 2018 for the annual Informal BRICS Leaders’ Meeting on the margins of the G20 Summit in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
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Closing Remarks by President Cyril Ramaphosa at BRICS Leaders’ Summit, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Friday, 30 November 2018. Thank you for your valuable contributions on these important matters of mutual interest and global concern.

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Opening Remarks by President Cyril Ramaphosa at BRICS Leaders’ Summit, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Friday, 30 November 2018. It is my honour to once again have the opportunity to meet with you on the margins of the 2018 G20 Leaders’ Summit to coordinate our common positions in the international arena and to build further on the discussions that we had during the 10th BRICS Summit in Johannesburg in July.

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President Ramaphosa arrives in Argentina for G20 Summit. Buenos Aires - President Cyril Ramaphosa has today, Thursday, 29 November 2018, arrived in Buenos Aires, Argentina where he is leading the South African delegation to the G20 Summit which takes place from 30 November to 1 December 2018.

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President Ramaphosa departs for Argentina leading South African delegation to G20 Summit. Pretoria - President Cyril Ramaphosa has today, Thursday 29 November 2018, departed South Africa for Buenos Aires, Argentina where he will be leading the South African delegation to the G20 Summit which takes place from 30 November to 1 December 2018.

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President Ramaphosa leads delegation to G20 Summit. Pretoria - President Cyril Ramaphosa will lead the South African delegation to the G20 Summit which takes place in Buenos Aires, Argentina, from 30 November to 1 December 2018.
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Memorandum of Understanding signed on 30 November 2018 in the Hague, Netherlands, between Protechnik Laboratories of South Africa and Applied Scientific Research Laboratory (TNO) of the Netherlands, as part of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) Twinning Laboratory Initiative, on the margins of the Fourth Special Session of the Conference of State Parties to Review the Operations of the Chemical Weapons Convention (RC-4) held from 21 to 30 November 2018. The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), headquartered in The Hague, Netherlands, was created under the provisions of the Convention on the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC) as the implementing body of the treaty with the mandate to oversee the global endeavour to permanently and verifiably eliminate chemical weapons.
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Deputy Minister Mhaule visits Soweto to talk SA foreign policy and national interests

The Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Ms Reginah Mhaule, will on Friday, 30 November 2018, host a Community Outreach programme in Diepkloof, Soweto.

Date : Friday, 30 November 2018
Time : 09H00
Venue : Diepkloof Community Hall
Diepkloof
Soweto
RSVP : Dolly Cossa, cossad@dirco.gov.za
Enquiries : Mr Mabaya, MabayaN@dirco.gov.za, 083 645 7838
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International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People, OR Tambo Building, Pretoria, South Africa, 30 November 2018. International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People, OR Tambo Building, Pretoria, South Africa, 30 November 2018.

Photo: DNS/Katlholo Maifadi
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South Africa's message on the occasion of the UN International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People. The South African Government joins the international community today in observing the United Nations International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People, as well as in renewing our shared commitment to a just and lasting solution to the Question of Palestine.

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South Africa to mark UN International Day of Solidarity with Palestine

On Thursday, 29 November 2018, the Government and the people of South Africa will join the international community in commemorating the 41st Anniversary of the United Nations (UN) International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People.

Date : Thursday, 29 November 2018
Time : 09H00 – 12H00
Venue : DIRCO Multipurpose Centre
OR Tambo Building
460 Soutpansberg Road
Rietondale
Pretoria
RSVP : NetsiandaI@dirco.gov.za
Enquiries : Mr Mabaya, MabayaN@dirco.gov.za, 083 645 7838
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