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Conclusion of the SADC Ministerial Committee of the Organ held in Tanzania. A South African Government delegation led by International Relations and Cooperation Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane has concluded its successful visit to Dar es Salaam, United Republic of Tanzania, where the SADC Ministerial Committee of the Organ (MCO) on Politics, Defence and Security Cooperation met on 20-21 July 2017.

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The SA Government calls for the release of a Palestinian Legislative Council member. The South African Government notes with concern the arrest and subsequent imprisonment of Palestinian Legislative Council member, Ms Khalida Jarrar, who was arrested in Ramallah (Area A and under Control of the Palestinian Authority) on 2 July 2017 by the occupying Israeli military.

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Minister Nkoana-Mashabane travels to Tanzania to take part in a SADC Ministerial Meeting. International Relations and Cooperation Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane will travel to Dar es Salaam, United Republic of Tanzania, on Wednesday, 18 July 2017, where she will lead South Africa’s delegation at the SADC Ministerial Committee of the Organ (MCO) on Politics, Defence and Security Cooperation.

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Opening Remarks by Deputy Minister Mfeketo at the South African National Day, Expo 2017, 18 July 2017. It is a great honour and pleasure to celebrate the occasion of South Africa’s National Day with you in Astana. May I also start by congratulating the Government and People of Kazakhstan, for an outstanding EXPO 2017 that is not only colourful and exciting, but speaks directly to one of the major challenges that the world is currently facing, namely energy.
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Deputy Minister Mfeketo on an official visit to Kazakhstan. The Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Ms Nomaindiya Mfeketo, will undertake an official visit to Astana, Kazakhstan, from 17 to 20 July 2017. On 10 June 2017, South Africa became one of 115 countries and 22 international organisations to participate at EXPO 2017 which is hosted in Astana until 09 September 2017.
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South Africa sends condolences to the Republic of India following the attack on the Amarnath Pilgrims. South Africa was deeply concerned and saddened to learn about the cowardly attack on the Amarnath Pilgrims in India on 10 July 2017, that has left scores of people dead and others injured.

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South Africa welcomes the adoption of the Treaty Prohibiting Nuclear Weapons. The South African Government welcomes the adoption by a UN Conference on 07 July 2017 of a Treaty Prohibiting Nuclear Weapons. The adoption of this Treaty through an inclusive multilateral process in the United Nations framework, which involved both States and members of civil society, is the culmination of three international conferences held between 2012 and 2014 that considered the catastrophic humanitarian consequences of the use of nuclear weapons and their associated risks.
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Minister Nkoana-Mashabane with Minister Georges Robelo Chikoti of Angola at the opening of the Fourth Session of the South Africa - Angola Joint Commission for Cooperation (JCC), Luanda, Angola, 14 July 2017. Minister Nkoana-Mashabane with Minister Georges Robelo Chikoti of Angola at the opening of the Fourth Session of the South Africa - Angola Joint Commission for Cooperation (JCC), Luanda, Angola, 14 July 2017.

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Minister Nkoana-Mashabane concludes successful visit to Luanda. International Relations and Cooperation Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane has concluded her successful visit to Luanda, Republic of Angola, where she led a South African delegation at the 4th Session of the Joint Commission for Cooperation (JCC) between South Africa and Angola. The Minister co-chaired the session with her Angolan counterpart, Honourable Georges Robelo Chikoti.
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Joint Communique on the occassion of the Extra Ordinary Session of the Council of Ministers Meeting of the Tripartite Mechanism on Dialogue and Cooperation on 13 July 2017, Luanda, Angola. The Extra Ordinary Meeting was attended by Hon Georges Rebelo Pinto Chikoti, Minister of External Relations of the Republic of Angola, Honourable, Maite Nkoana- Mashabane, Minister of International Relations and Cooperation of the Republic of South Africa and Honourable, Leonard She Okitundu Lundula, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration of the Democratic Republic of Congo. The Ministers' meeting, was preceded by a Meeting of the Senior Officials of the three countries which was also held on the 13th of July, 2017.

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Communique: Fourth Senior Officials Meeting Between South Africa and Bangladesh. The Fourth Senior Officials Meeting (SOM) between the Department of International Relations and Cooperation of the Republic of South Africa and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Peoples' Republic of Bangladesh was held in Pretoria, South Africa, on 12 July 2017.

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Deputy Minister Mfeketo to host SAIIA Young Leaders Conference. The Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Ms Nomaindiya Mfeketo, will on Thursday, 13 July 2017, address the South African Institute of International Affairs' (SAIIA) Young Leaders' Conference, which will take place under the theme: "African potential: Creating a youth dividend for the continent". It is expected that youth organisations from other SADC states will take part in the conference.
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Minister Nkoana-Mashabane to visit Luanda for the 4th Session of the Joint Commission for Cooperation between SA and Angola. International Relations and Cooperation Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane will visit Luanda, Republic of Angola, on 14 July 2017 to co-chair the 4th Session of the Joint Commission for Cooperation (JCC) between South Africa and Angola with her Angolan counterpart, Mr Georges Robelo Chicoti.
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Minister Nkoana-Mashabane on a Working Visit in Qatar. International Relations and Cooperation Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane is on a Working Visit to the State of Qatar aimed at strengthening relations between South Africa and Qatar. The Minister paid a courtesy call on the Emir of Qatar, His Highness Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al-Thani.

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South Africa plays an active role in the AU, Daily Maverick, 11 July 2017. The article published in Daily Maverick ahead of the recent African Union Summit (AU Summit: Absence of Zuma and Ramaphosa raises eyebrows, 27 June 2017) argued that "since [Dr Nkosazana] Dlamini-Zuma stepped down from the [the position of] AU Commission chair, South Africa had shied away from occupying other important AU posts". By Clayson Monyela. Source - Daily Maverick.

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G20 Leaders' Declaration - Shaping an interconnected world, Hamburg, Germany, 7 - 8 July 2017. We, the Leaders of the G20, met in Hamburg, Germany on 7-8 July 2017 to address major global economic challenges and to contribute to prosperity and well-being. Mastering the challenges of our age and shaping an interconnected world is the common goal of the G20 as our premier forum for international economic cooperation.
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Media Accreditation for the 37th SADC Summit in Pretoria. South Africa will assume the role of Chair of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) in August 2017, taking over from the Kingdom of Swaziland. The country will host the 37th Ordinary SADC Summit of Heads of State and Government from 09th – 20th August 2017 in Pretoria. The summit will take place under the theme: “Partnering with the private sector in developing industry and regional value-chains”.
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Remarks by His Excellency President Jacob Zuma on the occasion of the Informal Meeting of BRICS Leaders on the margins of the G20 Summit in Hamburg, Germany, 07 July 2017. I would like to express our gratitude to President Xi as current chair of BRICS for convening us today, and the excellent arrangements made in this regard. The global economy is expected to register modest but positive growth in 2017.

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South Africa notes ICC ruling. The South African government has taken note of the ruling today, 06 July 2017, by the Pre-Trial Chamber of the International Criminal Court relating to the travel by the Sudanese President, His Excellency Omar al-Bashir, to the African Union Summit hosted in South Africa in June 2015.

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Minister Nkoana-Mashabane concludes successful visit to Addis Ababa. International Relations and Cooperation Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane has concluded her visit to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, where - in her capacity as Special Representative of President Jacob Zuma - she led the South African delegation to the 29th Session of the Assembly of Heads of State and Government of the African Union.
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Group photograph of the AU Heads of State and Government and their representatives during the opening of the 29th Session of the Assembly of Heads of State and Government of the African Union (AU), Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 3 July 2017. Group photograph of the AU Heads of State and Government and their representatives during the opening of the 29th Session of the Assembly of Heads of State and Government of the African Union (AU), Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 3 July 2017.

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Minister Nkoana-Mashabane to lead the South African delegation to the AU Summit. The Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, in her capacity as Special Representative of President Jacob Zuma, will lead South Africa’s delegation to the 29th Session of the Assembly of Heads of State and Government of the African Union (AU) that will convene in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on 03 and 04 July 2017.
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African Union Commissioner for Trade and Industry, Ambassador Albert M. Muchanga, briefs the media on the Continental Free Trade Area and Youth Empowerment, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 30 June 2017. African Union Commissioner for Trade and Industry, Ambassador Albert M. Muchanga, briefs the media on the Continental Free Trade Area and Youth Empowerment, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 30 June 2017.

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Joint Communiqué on the Occasion of the Tenth Session of the Bi-National Commission between the Republic of South Africa and the Democratic Republic of the Congo held from 21 to 25 June 2017 in Pretoria, RSA. At the invitation of His Excellency, Mr Jacob Gedleyihlekisa Zuma, President of the Republic of South Africa (RSA), His Excellency, Mr Joseph Kabila Kabange, President of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), visited the Republic of South Africa on 25 June 2017 on the occasion of the Tenth Session of the Bi-National Commission (BNC) between RSA and the DRC.
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Opening Remarks by President JG Zuma, on the occasion of the 10th Session of the Bi-National Commission with the DRC, held in Pretoria, 25 June 2017. I am delighted and honoured to welcome you, Mr President, and your esteemed delegation. Considering the strong and close collaboration between our two countries, it is always a pleasure to receive and meet with our brothers and sisters from the Democratic Republic of Congo.

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President Zuma to host DRC President Kabila on an Official Visit to South Africa. President Jacob Zuma will on Sunday, 25 June 2017, host the President of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), His Excellency President Joseph Kabila Kabange, during his official visit to South Africa to attend the 10th Session of the South Africa-Democratic Republic of Congo Bi-National Commission (BNC) scheduled to take place in Pretoria.
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Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane with her counterpart from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Mr Léonard She Okitundu, during the opening of the Tenth Session of the South Africa - Democratic Republic of Congo Bi-National Commission (BNC), Pretoria, South Africa, 24 June 2017. Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane with her counterpart from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Mr Léonard She Okitundu, during the opening of the Tenth Session of the South Africa - Democratic Republic of Congo Bi-National Commission (BNC), Pretoria, South Africa, 24 June 2017.

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Opening Remarks by Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Republic of South Africa, on the occasion of the 10th Session of the Bi-National Commission with the DRC, 24 June 2017, Pretoria. It is with great honour and privilege that I welcome you all to the 10th Session of the Bi-National Commission between South Africa and the Democratic Republic of Congo. I particularly extend a special welcome to you, Honourable Minister Leonard She Okitundu and your delegation.

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Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane with her counterpart from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Mr Léonard She Okitundu, Pretoria, South Africa, 24 June 2017.

Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane with her counterpart from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Mr Léonard She Okitundu, Pretoria, South Africa, 24 June 2017.



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Minister Nkoana-Mashabane to host her DRC counterpart

International Relations and Cooperation Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane will on Saturday, 24 June 2017, host her counterpart from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Mr Léonard She Okitundu, on the occasion of the 10th session of Bi-National Commission between South Africa and the DRC. On Sunday, President Jacob Zuma will host President Joseph Kabila Kabange during his official visit to South Africa to attend the BNC.

Date : Saturday, 24 June 2017
Time : 09H00
Venue :

O R Tambo Building
460 Soutpansberg Road
Pretoria  

RSVP : mtshalip@dirco.gov.za / mlangenir@dirco.gov.za
Enquiries : Nelson Kgwete, 076 431 3078
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President Zuma concludes a successful visit to Swaziland for the SACU Summit. President Jacob Zuma has today, 23 June 2017, concluded a successful visit to the Kingdom of Swaziland, where he led the South African delegation at the 5th Southern Africa Customs Union (SACU) Summit Heads of State and Government.

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President Zuma sends condolences to Botswana following Former President Masire’s passing. The President of the Republic of South Africa, His Excellency Mr Jacob Zuma, has conveyed his heartfelt condolences to the President of the Republic of Botswana, His Excellency, Lieutenant General Seretse Khama Ian Khama, as well as the Government of Botswana following the passing away on 22 June 2017 of Former President Sir Ketumile Masire.

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President Zuma arrives in Swaziland for the 5th Southern African Customs Union (SACU) Summit. President Jacob Zuma has this evening arrived in the Kingdom of Swaziland ahead of the 5th Southern African Customs Union (SACU) Summit to be held on 23 June 2017.

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Statement on the Cabinet Meeting of 21 June 2017. Cabinet met on Wednesday, 21 June 2017, at Tuynhuys, Cape Town. Issues in the environment - Cabinet reflected on the recent announcements by the three major ratings agencies. All three ratings agencies raised similar issues such as the slow pace of growth-enhancing reforms, the performance of state-owned companies (SOCs) and political risks, among other issues.

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President Zuma sends condolences to the Federal Republic of Germany following former Chancellor Helmut Kohl’s passing. The President of the Republic of South Africa, His Excellency Jacob Zuma, has on behalf of the Government and the people of South Africa conveyed a message of condolences to the Government and people of Germany following the passing on of former Chancellor Helmut Kohl.

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Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane with the Foreign Minister of China, Wang Yi; Foreign Minister of Brazil, Aloysio Nunes; Minister of State for External Affairs of India, Dr VK Singh; Foreign Minister of Russia, Sergey Lavrov; during BRICS Foreign Ministers' Meeting, Beijing, People's Republic of China, 18-19 June 2017. Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane with the Foreign Minister of China, Wang Yi; Foreign Minister of Brazil, Aloysio Nunes; Minister of State for External Affairs of India, Dr VK Singh; Foreign Minister of Russia, Sergey Lavrov; during BRICS Foreign Ministers' Meeting, Beijing, People's Republic of China, 18-19 June 2017.

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Media Note of the Meeting of the BRICS Ministers of Foreign Affairs/International Relations, 18-19 June 2017, Beijing, People's Republic of China. The Ministers of Foreign Affairs/International Relations 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 18-19 June 2017 in Beijing, China.

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Opening Remarks by Minister Nkoana-Mashabane at the Meeting of the BRICS Ministers of Foreign Affairs, Beijing, People's Republic of China, 19 June 2017. Allow me, first of all, to thank you His Excellency, Minister Wang Yi, for hosting us for this first formal meeting of the BRICS Ministers for Foreign Affairs and International Relations.  We are honoured to be here and look forward to our deliberations.

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Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane with the Foreign Minister of China, Wang Yi, during a Bilateral Meeting ahead of the BRICS Foreign Ministers Meeting, Beijing, People's Republic of China, 18 June 2017.

Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane with the Foreign Minister of China, Wang Yi, during a Bilateral Meeting ahead of the BRICS Foreign Ministers Meeting, Beijing, People's Republic of China, 18 June 2017.


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Minister Nkoana-Mashabane arrives in Beijing for the BRICS Foreign Ministers' Meeting. International Relations and Cooperation Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane arrived in Beijing, People's Republic of China, last night, 17 June 2017, where she will participate in the meeting of the BRICS Ministers of Foreign Affairs/International Relations, hosted by the Chinese Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr Wang Yi.

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SA-led June Session of the Board of Governors of the IAEA successfully concludes its deliberations. The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Board of Governors concluded its June week-long session on Thursday, 15 June 2017, under the leadership of Ambassador Tebogo Seokolo, South Africa’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations (UN) in Vienna.

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Media Accreditation for the 37th SADC Summit in Pretoria. South Africa will assume the role of Chair of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) in August 2017, taking over from the Kingdom of Swaziland. The country will host the 37th Ordinary SADC Summit of Heads of State and Government from 09th – 20th August 2017 in Pretoria. The summit will take place under the theme: “Partnering with the private sector in developing industry and regional value-chains”.

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Secretary of State at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in charge of Cooperation and Development, Mr Bary Rafatrolaza, and Acting Deputy Director General: Africa, Ambassador Ganga Tsengiwe, sign the MOU during the Madagascar Investors Conference hosted by the Department of Trade and Industry (the dti) in partnership with the Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO) and the Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA), Pretoria, South Africa, 15 June 2017. Secretary of State at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in charge of Cooperation and Development, Mr Bary Rafatrolaza, and Acting Deputy Director General: Africa, Ambassador Ganga Tsengiwe, sign the MOU during the Madagascar Investors Conference hosted by the Department of Trade and Industry (the dti) in partnership with the Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO) and the Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA), Pretoria, South Africa, 15 June 2017.

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South Africa calls for calm in the Kingdom of Lesotho. The South African Government calls for calm in the Kingdom of Lesotho following the killing on the night of 14 June 2017 of Ms Lipolelo Thabane, wife of Prime Mister-elect Tom Thabane. South Africa calls on law enforcement authorities to expeditiously investigate the crime and bring the perpetrator/s to justice.

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Speech delivered by Luwellyn Landers, Deputy Minister of International Relations & Cooperation during a debate in Parliament, Tuesday 13 June 2017, Building a Better Africa & a Better World. This debate takes place after the successful celebrations of Africa Month in May 2017. Pan-Africanism must serve as the foundation for today’s debate during which we will demonstrate our commitment to its ideals and values.
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Joint Statement: 8th South Africa-United States Annual Bilateral Forum, 8 June 2017. The Embassy of the United States of America hosted the South African Government for the 8th Annual Bilateral Forum (ABF), on 8 June 2017, in Pretoria.The ABF takes place under the auspices of the South Africa-United States Strategic Dialogue, which was established in 2010 by the former United States Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton, and the South African Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Maite Nkoana-Mashabane.

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President Zuma sends condolences to Namibia following the passing away of Mr Toivo ya Toivo. The President of the Republic of South Africa, His Excellency Jacob Zuma, has on behalf of the Government and the people of South Africa, conveyed a message of condolences to the government and the people of Namibia, following the passing on of the anti-apartheid activist, independence hero and former Minister Herman Andimba Toivo ya Toivo.

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Minister Nkoana-Mashabane visits Nigeria for the Nordic-Africa Dialogue. International Relations and Cooperation Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane is expected to arrive in the Federal Republic of Nigeria later today, 09 June 2017, where she will take part in the 16th Africa-Nordic Dialogue of Foreign Ministers, scheduled for 10 June 2017 in the capital, Abuja.

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South African Government conveys condolences to the Republic of Zimbabwe following a tragic bus accident that killed 43 people and injured 24 passengers. The Government and people of South Africa convey their deepest sympathies and condolences to the Government and people of the Republic of Zimbabwe, following a tragic bus accident on 7 June 2017, along the Harare-Chirundu Highway, which veered off the road and rammed into a tree, leaving 43 people dead and 24 injured.

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President Jacob Zuma receives the Letters of Credence from nine Ambassadors and High Commissioners-designate at the Credentials Ceremony, Sefako Makgatho Presidential Guesthouse, Pretoria, South Africa, 8 June 2017. President Jacob Zuma receives the Letters of Credence from nine Ambassadors and High Commissioners-designate at the Credentials Ceremony, Sefako Makgatho Presidential Guesthouse, Pretoria, South Africa, 8 June 2017.

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DIRCO hosts Member of Cuban 5. The Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO), in partnership with the Cuban Embassy, hosted a discussion forum with Mr Fernando González, one of the Cuban 5 and the President of the Cuban Institute for Peoples Friendship (ICAP), on 8 June 2017 at O.R. Tambo Building.

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South Africa is concerned about the Crisis in the Gulf Region. The South African Government has noted the decision of Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), and several other countries to sever diplomatic and other ties with the State of Qatar. The SA Government also notes that the Gulf region is very important for world trade especially energy as well as regional peace and stability.
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President Zuma sends a message of condolence message to the Republic of the Union of Myanmar following the disappearance of a military plane. On behalf of the Government and the people of South Africa, President Jacob Zuma has conveyed a message of condolences to the Government and people of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, especially families, friends and colleagues of all the victims, following the disappearance of a military aircraft on 7 June 2017.
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South Africa condemns the Twin Terror Attack in Tehran. The South African Government has noted with shock and dismay the news of a twin terrorist attack in the Iranian capital on Wednesday (07 June 2017). We condemn in the strongest possible terms this cruel act that left thirteen innocent people dead and forty-two injured.
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Deputy Minister Mfeketo to host an outreach programme in Port Elizabeth

The Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Ms Nomaindiya Mfeketo, will host an outreach programme in Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape Province, where she is expected to interact with the community on South Africa’s roles and responsibilities in the world.

Date :

Thursday, 08 June 2017

Time : 14H00
Venue : Njoli Taxi Rank
Port Elizabeth
RSVP : MtshaliP@dirco.gov.za
Enquiries :

Nelson Kgwete, 076 4313078

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Statement on the Cabinet Meeting of 7 June 2017. Issues in the Environment - Cabinet reiterates President Jacob Zuma’s call for South Africans to unite against violence and abuse of women and children, and calls on all South Africans to take urgent steps to eradicate this scourge in our communities.

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South Africa condemns latest terrorist attack in the United Kingdom. The South African Government joins the international community in strongly condemning the latest terrorist attack in the United Kingdom. The attack, which took place on the night of 03 June 2017 in the city of London, claimed the lives of several people and left others injured.

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South African Government reacts to United States of America’s withdrawal from the Paris Agreement. The international community regards climate change as the single biggest threat to wellbeing, health and socio-economic development facing humanity this century. Its impacts are widespread, unprecedented and disproportionately burdens to the poorest and most vulnerable.

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SA sends condolences to Sri Lanka following mudslide. The Government and people of South Africa convey their deepest sympathies and condolences to the Government and people of the Republic of Sri Lanka following a mudslide that killed at least 200 people and left over half a million Sri Lankans displaced.

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Keynote Address by Deputy Minister Nomaindiya Mfeketo at the Workshop in Commemoration of the 30th Anniversary of the 1987 Dakar Conference. Thank you for the opportunity to address you this morning on this occasion in commemoration of the 30th Anniversary of the historic Dakar Conference which took place in 1987.

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Deputy Minister Nomaindiya Mfeketo speaks at the Africa Day Publice Lecture, CPUT, Belleville, Cape Town, South Africa.

Deputy Minister Nomaindiya Mfeketo speaks at the Africa Day Publice Lecture, CPUT, Belleville, Cape Town, South Africa, 26 May 2017.


Picture: Gladwin Komane

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