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Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane and Debbie Calitz embrace at the Press Briefing upon her and Bruno Pelizzari's arrival at the O. R. Tambo International Airport, Johannesburg, South Africa.
Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane and Debbie Calitz embrace at the Press Briefing upon her and Bruno Pelizzari's arrival at the O. R. Tambo International Airport, Johannesburg, South Africa. Picture: Unati Ngamntwini
 
Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane delivers a Key Note Address at the BRICS Colloquim hosted by the Progressive Business Forum, a side-line event at the venue of the ANC National Policy Conference, Gallagher Estates in Midrand, South Africa, 25 June 2012.
Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane delivers a Keynote Address at the BRICS Colloquium hosted by the Progressive Business Forum, a side-line event at the venue of the ANC National Policy Conference, Gallagher Estates in Midrand, South Africa, 25 June 2012. Picture: Unati Ngamntwini
 
Ambassador Lindiwe Zulu of South Africa, Sherpa for South African President Jacob Zuma, the Co-Chair of the Secretary-General’s High-Level Panel on Global Sustainability, speaks at a Press Conference on the Panel’s report, titled “Resilient People, Resilient Planet: A Future Worth Choosing”, 22 June 2012.
Ambassador Lindiwe Zulu of South Africa, Sherpa for South African President Jacob Zuma, the Co-Chair of the Secretary-General’s High-Level Panel on Global Sustainability, speaks at a Press Conference on the Panel’s report, titled “Resilient People, Resilient Planet: A Future Worth Choosing”, 22 June 2012. Picture: Jacoline Prinsloo
 
Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane meets with the Foreign Minister Vuk Jeremic, of Serbia on the sidelines of the Rio+20 Summit held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 22 June 2012.
Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane meets with the Foreign Minister Vuk Jeremic, of Serbia on the sidelines of the Rio+20 Summit held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 22 June 2012. Picture: Jacoline Prinsloo
 
Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane signs a General Co-Operation Agreement with the Minister of Exterior, Mohamed Bakri Abdoul Fatah, of the Comoros. The two countries undertake to strengthen their bilateral relations of friendship and co-operation. The signing took place on the sidelines of the Rio+20 Summit in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 22 June 2012.
Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane signs a General Co-Operation Agreement with the Minister of Exterior, Mohamed Bakri Abdoul Fatah, of the Comoros.  The two countries undertake to strengthen their bilateral relations of friendship and co-operation. The signing took place on the sidelines of the Rio+20 Summit in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 22 June 2012. Picture: Jacoline Prinsloo
 
Ambassador Kudjoe addresses the Media as Mr Dale van der Merwe and Ms Cheri-Anne Cross (brother and young daughter to Ms Debbie Cross) look on, 21 June 2012.
Ambassador Kudjoe addresses the Media as Mr Dale van der Merwe and Ms Cheri-Anne Cross (brother and young daughter to Ms Debbie Cross) look on, 21 June 2012. Picture: Unati Ngamntwini
 
Minister of International Relations and Cooperation at the Rio+20 Conference, with her is Ambassador Baso Sanqu (South Africa's Ambassador to the UN); Minister Water and Environmental Affairs, Minister Ms Edna Molewa; and far right Minister of Energy, Ms Dipuo Peters, 21 June 2012.
Minister of International Relations and Cooperation at the Rio+20 Conference, with her is Ambassador Baso Sanqu (South Africa's Ambassador to the UN); Minister Water and Environmental Affairs, Minister Ms Edna Molewa; and far right Minister of Energy, Ms Dipuo Peters, 21 June 2012. Picture: Jacoline Prinsloo
 
President Jacob Zuma addresses the Plenary RIO+20 United Nations Conference of Sustainable Development, 21 June 2012.
President Jacob Zuma addresses the Plenary RIO+20 United Nations Conference of Sustainable Development, 21 June 2012. Picture: Jacoline Prinsloo
 
Deputy Minister Marius Fransman arrives at Marlborough House to attend the Commonwealth Ministerial Task Force in London, UK, 15 June 2012.
Deputy Minister Marius Fransman arrives at Marlborough House to attend the Commonwealth Ministerial Task Force in London, UK, 15 June 2012. Picture: Unati Ngamntwini
 
Deputy Minister Marius Fransman and Deputy Minister Andries Nel during a Press Conference on the Chapter 9 Institutions on South Africa's Report to the UN Universal Peer Review Mechanism held recently in Geneva, 11 June 2012.
Deputy Minister Marius Fransman and Deputy Minister Andries Nel during a Press Conference on the Chapter 9 Institutions on South Africa's Report to the UN Universal Peer Review Mechanism held recently in Geneva, 11 June 2012. Picture: Jacoline Prinsloo
 
Africa-Nordic Conference held in Cotonou, Benin. Deputy Minister Marius Fransman is on the right looking at the Benin dancers during the Opening Session, 4 June 2012.
Africa-Nordic Conference held in Cotonou, Benin. Deputy Minister Marius Fransman is on the right looking at the Benin dancers during the Opening Session, 4 June 2012. Picture: Jacoline Prinsloo
 
SADC Heads of State and Government during the SADC Extraordinary Summit in Luanda, Angola, 1 June 2012.
SADC Heads of State and Government during the SADC Extraordinary Summit in Luanda, Angola, 1 June 2012. Picture: Unati Ngamntwini
 
United Nations (UN) Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon, President Sheikh Sharif Sheikh Ahmed of Somalia, and Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey, 1 June 2012.
United Nations (UN) Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon, President Sheikh Sharif Sheikh Ahmed of Somalia, and Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey, 1 June 2012. Picture: Jacoline Prinsloo
 
Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane at a Press Interview while she attends the SADC Double Troika Meeting ahead of the (SADC) Extraordinary Summit of Heads of State and Government, Luanda, Angola, 31 May 2012.
Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane at a Press Interview while she attends the SADC Double Troika Meeting ahead of the (SADC) Extraordinary Summit of Heads of State and Government, Luanda, Angola, 31 May 2012. Picture: Unati Ngamntwini
 
Deputy Minister Marius Fransman with the Minister of State of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Hamid Sheikh Ali Malsheye of Somalia during the opening of the Partnership Forums Plenary Session, 2nd Istanbul Conference on Somalia, Istanbul, Turkey, 31 May 2012.
Deputy Minister Marius Fransman with the Minister of State of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Hamid Sheikh Ali Malsheye of Somalia during the opening of the Partnership Forums Plenary Session, 2nd Istanbul Conference on Somalia, Istanbul, Turkey, 31 May 2012. Picture: Jacoline Prinsloo
 
Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane gestures while addressing the Media as Foreign Minister of the French Republic, Laurant Fabius looks on, Paris, France.
Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane gestures while addressing the Media as Foreign Minister of the French Republic, Laurant Fabius looks on, Paris, France. Picture: Unati Ngamntwini
 
President Jacob Zuma remarks at the Opening of the Global African Diaspora Summit, 25 May 2012.
President Jacob Zuma remarks at the Opening of the Global African Diaspora Summit, 25 May 2012. Picture: Jacoline Prinsloo
 
President Jacob Zuma addressing the Opening Session of the Global African Diaspora Summit. Picture by:  Jacoline Prinsloo
 
King Mswati III of Swaziland arrives at Waterkloof Air Force Base ahead of the African Diaspora Summit.  He is received by Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula. Picture by: Jacoline Prinsloo
 

Remarks by Minister of International Relations and Cooperation of the Republic of South Africa, HE Ms. Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, on the occasion of the Ministerial Meeting of the Global African Diaspora, OR Tambo Building, Wednesday, 23 May 2012.

 
Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane delivering opening remarks during the 7th Ordinary Session of the Pan African Parliament. Picture: Unati Ngamntwini
 
Minister Nkoana-Mashabane responds to questions during a Press Briefing held at the OR Tambo Building, Pretoria, South Africa, 15 May 2012.
Minister Nkoana-Mashabane responds to questions during a Press Briefing held at the OR Tambo Building, Pretoria, South Africa, 15 May 2012. Picture: Unati Ngamntwini
 
Deputy Minister Amirabdollahian of Iran pays a Courtesy Call on Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, Pretoria, South Africa, 15 May 2012.
Deputy Minister Amirabdollahian of Iran pays a Courtesy Call on Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, Pretoria, South Africa, 15 May 2012. Picture: Unati Ngamntwini
 
President Jacob Zuma departs from the Cotonou International Airport, Cotonou, Benin, 14 May 2012.
President Jacob Zuma departs from the Cotonou International Airport, Cotonou, Benin, 14 May 2012. Picture: Jacoline Prinsloo
 
Wide view of the AU Heads of State and Government Ad-hoc Committee on the Election of the Members of the African Union Commission Meeting, Cotonou, Benin, 14 May 2012.
Wide view of the AU Heads of State and Government Ad-hoc Committee on the Election of the Members of the African Union Commission Meeting, Cotonou, Benin, 14 May 2012. Picture: Jacoline Prinsloo
 
President Jacob Zuma arrives at the Cotonou Airport ahead of the AU Heads of State and Government Ad-hoc Committee on the Election of the Members of the African Union Commission. He is met by Benin President, Dr. Thomas Yayi Boni, Cotonou, Benin, 13 May 2012

President Jacob Zuma arrives at the Cotonou Airport ahead of the AU Heads of State and Government Ad-hoc Committee on the Election of the Members of the African Union Commission. He is met by Benin President, Dr. Thomas Yayi Boni, Cotonou, Benin, 13 May 2012. Picture: Jacoline Prinsloo

 
Meeting of the European Union and its Member States under the Framework of the South Africa - European Union (EU) Strategic Partnership: Director-General, Ambassador J M Matjila; Ambassador J van Vollenhoven; and Professor Rodrigues, Pretoria, South Africa, 14 May 2012.
Meeting of the European Union and its Member States under the Framework of the South Africa - European Union (EU) Strategic Partnership: Director-General, Ambassador J M Matjila; Ambassador J van Vollenhoven; and Professor Rodrigues, Pretoria, South Africa, 14 May 2012. Picture: Yolande Snyman
 
Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane addresses the Ministerial Meeting of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) Coordinating Bureau (COB). The Head of Official Delegation, Mr Henk van der Westhuisen, is seated behind her, Sherm El Sheik, Egypt, 9-10 May 2012.
Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane addresses the Ministerial Meeting of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) Coordinating Bureau (COB). The Head of Official Delegation, Mr Henk van der Westhuisen, is seated behind her, Sherm El Sheik, Egypt, 9-10 May 2012. Picture: Unati Ngamntwini
 
Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane at the COP17/CMP7 Informal Ministerial Meeting on the Durban Platform for Enhanced Action Meeting, Bonn, Germany, 4-5 May 2012.

Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane at the COP17/CMP7 Informal Ministerial Meeting on the Durban Platform for Enhanced Action Meeting, Bonn, Germany, 4-5 May 2012. Picture: Jacoline Prinsloo

 
Bilateral Meeting between Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane and President of COP17; and Mr Abdullah bin Hamad Al-Attiyah the Deputy Prime Minister of Qatar, incoming COP18 President, Bonn, Germany, 4-5 May 2012.
Bilateral Meeting between Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane and President of COP17; and Mr Abdullah bin Hamad Al-Attiyah the Deputy Prime Minister of Qatar, incoming COP18 President, Bonn, Germany, 4-5 May 2012. Picture: Jacoline Prinsloo
 
Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane is being interviewed by SABC Morning Live presenter Vuyo Mbuli, Cape Town, South Africa, 26 April 2012.
Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane is being interviewed by SABC Morning Live presenter Vuyo Mbuli, Cape Town, South Africa, 26 April 2012. Picture: Jacoline Prinsloo
 
DIRCO Budget Vote Speech 2012 by Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, Cape Town, South Africa, 25 April 2012.
DIRCO Budget Vote Speech 2012 by Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane with her is Deputy Minister Marius Fransman and Deputy Minister Ebrahim Ebrahim, Cape Town, South Africa, 25 April 2012. Picture: Jacoline Prinsloo
 
Deputy Minister Marius Fransman addresses the Breakfast Meeting on the Promotion of Economic Diplomacy, Ongegund Lodge & Conference Centre, 24 April 2012.
Deputy Minister Marius Fransman addresses the Breakfast Meeting on the Promotion of Economic Diplomacy, Ongegund Lodge & Conference Centre, 24 April 2012. Picture: Jacoline Prinsloo
 
Deputy Mininster Marius Fransman hosts Vice Minister Alvarez de Soto of Panama for Bilateral Discussions, Cape Town, South Africa, 19 April 2011.
Deputy Mininster Marius Fransman hosts Vice Minister Alvarez de Soto of Panama for Bilateral Discussions, Cape Town, South Africa, 19 April 2011. Picture: Unati Ngamntwini
 
Mortal Remains of President Bingu wa Mutharika of Malawi is returned to Malawi from Pretoria, South Africa, Front: Chaplain General (SANDF) Mr Monwabisi Jamangile just behind Chaplain, Gen Lesley Ford. Bearers to the left: SCWO Clement Mokala, SCWO Raj Narrain, SCWO Dan Tshabalala and SCWO Thando Gogo. Bearers to the right: SCWO Prgasen Moodley, SCWO Moses Sibane and SCWO Fanie Roos, 14 April 2012.
Mortal Remains of President Bingu wa Mutharika of Malawi is returned to Malawi from Pretoria, South Africa, Front: Chaplain General (SANDF) Mr Monwabisi Jamangile just behind Chaplain, Gen Lesley Ford. Bearers to the left: SCWO Clement Mokala, SCWO Raj Narrain, SCWO Dan Tshabalala and SCWO Thando Gogo. Bearers to the right:  SCWO Prgasen Moodley, SCWO Moses Sibane and SCWO Fanie Roos, 14 April 2012. Picture: Jacoline Prinsloo


 

 

PHOTO GALLERY ARCHIVES
 
27 June 2012: Couple released from captivity in Somalia returns to South Africa
Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane and Debbie Calitz embrace at the Press Briefing upon her and Bruno Pelizzari's arrival at the O. R. Tambo International Airport, Johannesburg, South Africa, 27 June 2012. Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane and Debbie Calitz embrace at the Press Briefing upon her and Bruno Pelizzari's arrival at the O. R. Tambo International Airport, Johannesburg, South Africa, 27 June 2012.
Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane and Bruno Pelizzari look on as Debbie Calitz waves emotionally at friends and family at the Press Briefing at the O. R. Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg. Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane and Bruno Pelizzari look on as Debbie Calitz waves emotionally at friends and family at the Press Briefing at the O. R. Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg.
Debbie Calitz and her daughter, Carri-Anne, are surrounded by police officers at the International Arrivals Terminal of the O. R. Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg. Debbie Calitz and her daughter, Carri-Anne, are surrounded by police officers at the International Arrivals Terminal of the O. R. Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg.
Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane is seated with Debbie Calitz as Dale looks on. Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane is seated with Debbie Calitz as Dale looks on.
Carri-Anne, Debbie's younger daughter and Dale, Debbie's brother (sides) comfort Debbie Calitz (centre) at an emotional Press Briefing upon their arrival in South Africa. Carri-Anne, Debbie's younger daughter and Dale, Debbie's brother (sides) comfort Debbie Calitz (centre) at an emotional Press Briefing upon their arrival in South Africa.

Pictures: Unati Ngamntwini
 
25 June 2012: BRICS Colloquium hosted by the Progressive Business Forum, Gallagher Estates, Midrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane delivers a Keynote Address at the BRICS Colloquium hosted by the Progressive Business Forum, a side-line event at the venue of the ANC National Policy Conference, Gallagher Estates in Midrand, South Africa, 25 June 2012. Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane delivers a Keynote Address at the BRICS Colloquium hosted by the Progressive Business Forum, a side-line event at the venue of the ANC National Policy Conference, Gallagher Estates in Midrand, South Africa, 25 June 2012.

Pictures: Unati Ngamntwini
Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane delivers a Keynote Address at the BRICS Colloquium hosted by the Progressive Business Forum, a side-line event at the venue of the ANC National Policy Conference, Gallagher Estates in Midrand, South Africa, 25 June 2012.
Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane delivers a Keynote Address at the BRICS Colloquium hosted by the Progressive Business Forum, a side-line event at the venue of the ANC National Policy Conference, Gallagher Estates in Midrand, South Africa, 25 June 2012.
Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane delivers a Keynote Address at the BRICS Colloquium hosted by the Progressive Business Forum, a side-line event at the venue of the ANC National Policy Conference, Gallagher Estates in Midrand, South Africa, 25 June 2012.
Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane delivers a Keynote Address at the BRICS Colloquium hosted by the Progressive Business Forum, a side-line event at the venue of the ANC National Policy Conference, Gallagher Estates in Midrand, South Africa, 25 June 2012.
 
20-22 June 2012: 2012 United Nations (UN) Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Ambassador Lindiwe Zulu of South Africa, Sherpa for South African President Jacob Zuma, the Co-Chair of the Secretary-General’s High-Level Panel on Global Sustainability, speaks at a Press Conference on the Panel’s report, titled “Resilient People, Resilient Planet: A Future Worth Choosing”, 22 June 2012. Ambassador Lindiwe Zulu of South Africa, Sherpa for South African President Jacob Zuma, the Co-Chair of the Secretary-General’s High-Level Panel on Global Sustainability, speaks at a Press Conference on the Panel’s report, titled “Resilient People, Resilient Planet: A Future Worth Choosing”, 22 June 2012.
Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane meets with the Foreign Minister Vuk Jeremic, of Serbia on the sidelines of the Rio+20 Summit held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 22 June 2012. Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane meets with the Foreign Minister Vuk Jeremic, of Serbia on the sidelines of the Rio+20 Summit held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 22 June 2012.
Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane meets with the Foreign Minister Vuk Jeremic, of Serbia on the sidelines of the Rio+20 Summit held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 22 June 2012.
Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane signs a General Co-Operation Agreement with the Minister of Exterior, Mohamed Bakri Abdoul Fatah, of the Comoros. The two countries undertake to strengthen their bilateral relations of friendship and co-operation. The signing took place on the sidelines of the Rio+20 Summit in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 22 June 2012. Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane signs a General Co-Operation Agreement with the Minister of Exterior, Mohamed Bakri Abdoul Fatah, of the Comoros.  The two countries undertake to strengthen their bilateral relations of friendship and co-operation. The signing took place on the sidelines of the Rio+20 Summit in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 22 June 2012.
Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane signs a General Co-Operation Agreement with the Minister of Exterior, Mohamed Bakri Abdoul Fatah, of the Comoros. The two countries undertake to strengthen their bilateral relations of friendship and co-operation. The signing took place on the sidelines of the Rio+20 Summit in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 22 June 2012.
Minister of International Relations and Cooperation at the Rio+20 Conference, with her is Ambassador Baso Sanqu (South Africa's Ambassador to the UN); Minister Water and Environmental Affairs, Minister Ms Edna Molewa; and far right Minister of Energy, Ms Dipuo Peters, 21 June 2012. Minister of International Relations and Cooperation at the Rio+20 Conference, with her is Ambassador Baso Sanqu (South Africa's Ambassador to the UN); Minister Water and Environmental Affairs, Minister Ms Edna Molewa; and far right Minister of Energy, Ms Dipuo Peters, 21 June 2012.
Entrance to Plenary Hall, the faces of Brazil's President Ms Dilma Vana Rousseff; India's Prime Minister Manmohan Singh; Russian President Vladimir Putin; China's President Hu Jintao; South Africa's President Jacob Zuma; and Secretary-General of the UN, Ban Ki Moon, 21 June 2012. Entrance to Plenary Hall, the faces of Brazil's President Ms Dilma Vana Rousseff; India's Prime Minister Manmohan Singh; Russian President Vladimir Putin; China's President Hu Jintao; South Africa's President Jacob Zuma; and Secretary-General of the UN, Ban Ki Moon, 21 June 2012.
President Jacob Zuma addresses the Plenary RIO+20 United Nations Conference of Sustainable Development, 21 June 2012. President Jacob Zuma addresses the Plenary RIO+20 United Nations Conference of Sustainable Development, 21 June 2012.
President Jacob Zuma addresses the Plenary RIO+20 United Nations Conference of Sustainable Development, 21 June 2012.
President Jacob Zuma addresses the Plenary RIO+20 United Nations Conference of Sustainable Development, 21 June 2012.
President Jacob Zuma meets with President Ali Bongo Ondimba of Gabon on the sidelines of the Rio+20 Summit in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 21 June 2012. President Jacob Zuma meets with President Ali Bongo Ondimba of Gabon on the sidelines of the Rio+20 Summit in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 21 June 2012.

Pictures: Jacoline Prinsloo
President Jacob Zuma meets with President Ali Bongo Ondimba of Gabon on the sidelines of the Rio+20 Summit in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 21 June 2012.
 
21 June 2012: Media Briefing with Family Member of released Couple
Ambassador Kudjoe addresses the Media as Mr Dale van der Merwe and Ms Cheri-Anne Cross (brother and young daughter to Ms Debbie Cross) look on, 21 June 2012. Ambassador Kudjoe addresses the Media as Mr Dale van der Merwe and Ms Cheri-Anne Cross (brother and young daughter to Ms Debbie Cross) look on, 21 June 2012.
Ms Chari-Anne Cross and Mr Dale van der Merwe display a sign of relief at the Press Briefing on the release of Ms Debbie Cross (mother and sister, respectively), 21 June 2012. Ms Chari-Anne Cross and Mr Dale van der Merwe display a sign of relief at the Press Briefing on the release of Ms Debbie Cross (mother and sister, respectively), 21 June 2012.

Pictures: Unati Ngamntwini
 
14-15 Jun: Commonwealth Ministerial Task Force, London, United Kingdom
Deputy Minister Marius Fransman arrives at Marlborough House to attend the Commonwealth Ministerial Task Force in London, UK, 15 June 2012. Deputy Minister Marius Fransman arrives at Marlborough House to attend the Commonwealth Ministerial Task Force in London, UK, 15 June 2012.

Picture: Unati Ngamntwini
 
11 June 2012: United Nations (UN) Universal Peer Review Mechanism Press Conference on the Chapter 9 Institutions on South Africa's Report to the UN Universal Peer Review Mechanism
Deputy Minister Marius Fransman and Deputy Minister Andries Nel during a Press Conference on the Chapter 9 Institutions on South Africa's Report to the UN Universal Peer Review Mechanism held recently in Geneva, 11 June 2012. Deputy Minister Marius Fransman and Deputy Minister Andries Nel during a Press Conference on the Chapter 9 Institutions on South Africa's Report to the UN Universal Peer Review Mechanism held recently in Geneva, 11 June 2012.

Pictures: Jacoline Prinsloo
Deputy Minister Marius Fransman and Deputy Minister Andries Nel during a Press Conference on the Chapter 9 Institutions on South Africa's Report to the UN Universal Peer Review Mechanism held recently in Geneva, 11 June 2012.
Deputy Minister Marius Fransman and Deputy Minister Andries Nel during a Press Conference on the Chapter 9 Institutions on South Africa's Report to the UN Universal Peer Review Mechanism held recently in Geneva, 11 June 2012.
Deputy Minister Marius Fransman and Deputy Minister Andries Nel during a Press Conference on the Chapter 9 Institutions on South Africa's Report to the UN Universal Peer Review Mechanism held recently in Geneva, 11 June 2012.
 
4 June 2012: Africa-Nordic Conference in Cotonou, Benin
Delegates from the Africa-Nordic Conference tour the Porto-Novo Songhai Centre in Benin. Delegates from the Africa-Nordic Conference tour the Porto-Novo Songhai Centre in Benin.
Mr Godfrey Nzamujo, Songhai Director explains the irrigation systems to Deputy Minister Marius Fransman during the tour of the centre. Mr Godfrey Nzamujo, Songhai Director explains the irrigation systems to Deputy Minister Marius Fransman during the tour of the centre.
Mr Godfrey Nzamujo, Songhai Director, speaks to Foreign Minister Villy Soevndal of Denmark and Deputy Minister Marius Fransman during the tour of the Centre. Mr Godfrey Nzamujo, Songhai Director, speaks to Foreign Minister Villy Soevndal of Denmark and Deputy Minister Marius Fransman during the tour of the Centre.
Porto-Novo Songhai Centre in Benin. Porto-Novo Songhai Centre in Benin.
Foreign Minister Nassirou Bako Arifari of Benin talks to Deputy Minister Marius Fransman during the African-Nordic Conference held in Cotonou, Benin. Foreign Minister Nassirou Bako Arifari of Benin talks to Deputy Minister Marius Fransman during the African-Nordic Conference held in Cotonou, Benin.
Seated far left is Benin Prime Minister and African Union President Pascal Irenee Koupaki.
Foreign Minister Mr Nassirou Bako Arifari of Benin talks to Deputy Minister Marius Fransman during the African-Nordic Conference.

Foreign Minister Nassirou Bako Arifari of Benin talks to Deputy Minister Marius Fransman during the African-Nordic Conference.

Finland Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ms Heidi Hautala and Nordic countries Head of Delegation, greets Deputy Minister Marius Fransman. Finland Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ms Heidi Hautala and Nordic countries Head of Delegation, greets Deputy Minister Marius Fransman.
Africa-Nordic Conference held in Cotonou, Benin. Deputy Minister Marius Fransman is on the right looking at the Benin dancers during the Opening Session, 4 June 2012. Africa-Nordic Conference held in Cotonou, Benin. Deputy Minister Marius Fransman is on the right looking at the Benin dancers during the Opening Session, 4 June 2012.

Picture: Jacoline Prinsloo
 
1 June 2012: Southern African Development Community (SADC) Extraordinary Summit of Heads of State and Government, Luanda, Angola
SADC Heads of State and Government during the SADC Extraordinary Summit in Luanda, Angola, 1 June 2012. SADC Heads of State and Government during the SADC Extraordinary Summit in Luanda, Angola.
Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane consults with President Jacob Zuma at the SADC Extraordinary Summit in Angola, 1 June 2012. Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane consults with President Jacob Zuma at the SADC Extraordinary Summit in Angola.
President Zuma and President Hifikepunye Pohamba of Namibia, enter the venue of the SADC Extraordinary Summit in Luanda, Angola, 1 June 2012. President Zuma and President Hifikepunye Pohamba of Namibia, enter the venue of the SADC Extraordinary Summit in Luanda, Angola.
Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane at a Press Interview while she attends the SADC Double Troika Meeting ahead of the (SADC) Extraordinary Summit of Heads of State and Government, Luanda, Angola. Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane at a Press Interview while she attends the SADC Double Troika Meeting ahead of the (SADC) Extraordinary Summit of Heads of State and Government, Luanda, Angola.

Pictures: Unati Ngamntwini
Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane at a Press Interview while she attends the SADC Double Troika Meeting ahead of the (SADC) Extraordinary Summit of Heads of State and Government, Luanda, Angola.
 
31 May-1 June 2012: Second Istanbul Conference on Somalia, Istanbul, Turkey
Deputy Minister Marius Fransman speaks with the Sudanese Delegation before the Conference commences. Deputy Minister Marius Fransman speaks with the Sudanese Delegation before the Conference commences.
eputy Minister Marius Fransman speaks to the South Korean Delegate before the Conference commences. Deputy Minister Marius Fransman speaks to the South Korean Delegate before the Conference commences.
United Nations (UN) Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon, President Sheikh Sharif Sheikh Ahmed of Somalia, and Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey. Main table at the conference: United Nations (UN) Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon, President Sheikh Sharif Sheikh Ahmed of Somalia, and Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey
President Sheikh Sharif Sheikh Ahmed of Somalia delivers his Opening Remarks. President Sheikh Sharif Sheikh Ahmed of Somalia delivers his Opening Remarks.
Deputy Minister Marius Fransman with the Minister of State of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Hamid Sheikh Ali Malsheye of Somalia during the opening of the Partnership Forums Plenary Session, 2nd Istanbul Conference on Somalia, Istanbul, Turkey. Deputy Minister Marius Fransman with the Minister of State of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Hamid Sheikh Ali Malsheye of Somalia during the opening of the Partnership Forums Plenary Session, 2nd Istanbul Conference on Somalia, Istanbul, Turkey.
Deputy Minister Marius Fransman with the Minister of State of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Hamid Sheikh Ali Malsheye of Somalia during the opening of the Partnership Forums Plenary Session, 2nd Istanbul Conference on Somalia, Istanbul, Turkey.
Deputy Minister Marius Fransman with Ambassador Khumalo (South Africa's Ambassador to Turkey) during the opening of the Partnership Forums Plenary Session, 2nd Istanbul Conference on Somalia, Istanbul, Turkey Deputy Minister Marius Fransman with Ambassador Khumalo (South Africa's Ambassador to Turkey) during the opening of the Partnership Forums Plenary Session, 2nd Istanbul Conference on Somalia, Istanbul, Turkey.


Pictures: Jacoline Prinsloo
 
29 May 2012: Bilateral Meeting between Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane and Foreign Minister Laurant Fabius of France in Paris, France
Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane and Foreign Minister Laurant Fabius shake hands at the conclusion of the Press Briefing, Paris, France.

Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane and Foreign Minister Laurant Fabius shake hands at the conclusion of the Press Briefing, Paris, France.

Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane and Foreign Minister Laurant Fabius share a light moment during the Press Briefing, Paris, France. Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane and Foreign Minister Laurant Fabius share a light moment during the Press Briefing, Paris, France.
Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane gestures while addressing the Media as Foreign Minister of the French Republic, Laurant Fabius looks on, Paris, France.

Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane gestures while addressing the Media as Foreign Minister of the French Republic, Laurant Fabius looks on, Paris, France.

Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane is greeted by the Foreign Minister of the French Republic, Laurant Fabius as she arrives for the Bilateral Meeting, Paris, France. Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane is greeted by the Foreign Minister of the French Republic, Laurant Fabius as she arrives for the Bilateral Meeting, Paris, France.

Pictures: Unati Ngamntwini
 
25 May 2012: Opening Remarks by the President of the Republic of South Africa, HE Mr Jacob Zuma, on the occasion of the Opening Session of the Global African Diaspora Summit, Sandton Convention Centre, 25 May 2012
President Jacob Zuma remarks at the Opening of the Global African Diaspora Summit, 25 May 2012. President Jacob Zuma remarks at the Opening of the Global African Diaspora Summit, 25 May 2012.
(left to right): Prime Minister Samuel A Hinds of Guyana; President Jacob Zuma of South Africa; and President Boni Yayi of Benin during the Press Conference. (left to right): Prime Minister Samuel A Hinds of Guyana; President Jacob Zuma of South Africa; and President Boni Yayi of Benin during the Press Conference.
President Jacob Zuma and President Boni Yayi of Benin, during a Press Conference after the Diaspora Summit. President Jacob Zuma and President Boni Yayi of Benin, during a Press Conference after the Diaspora Summit.

Pictures: Jacoline Prinsloo
President Jacob Zuma addressing the Opening Session of the Global African Diaspora Summit. Picture by: Jacoline Prinsloo

President Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe, Benin President Boni Yayi, President Jacob Zuma of South Africa and AU Chairperson Jean Ping. Picture by: Jacoline Prinsloo

Benin President Boni Yayi, President Jacob Zuma of South Africa and AU Chairperson Jean Ping. Picture by: Jacoline Prinsloo

Benin President Boni Yayi, President Jacob Zuma of South Africa during the opening session. Picture by: Jacoline Prinsloo

Benin President Boni Yayi, President Jacob Zuma of South Africa and AU Chairperson Jean Ping. Picture by: Jacoline Prinsloo

 
24 May 2012: Arrivals of Heads of State for Global African Diaspora Summit
Benin, President Yayi Boni arrives at Waterkloof Air Force Base, Pretoria, South Africa ahead of the African Diaspora Summit. Pictures by: Jacoline Prinsloo
King Mswati III of Swaziland arrives at Waterkloof Air Force Base ahead of the African Diaspora Summit.  He is received by Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula. Picture by: Jacoline Prinsloo
President Robert Mugabe arrives at Waterkloof Air Force Base, Pretoria, South Africa ahead of the African Diaspora Summit .Picture by: Jacoline Prinsloo
President Robert Mugabe arrives at Waterkloof Air Force Base, Pretoria, South Africa ahead of the African Diaspora Summit.  He is received by Minister Nathi Mthethwa. Picture by: Jacoline Prinsloo
 
23 May 2012: Remarks by Minister of International Relations and Cooperation of the Republic of South Africa, HE Ms. Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, on the occasion of the Ministerial Meeting of the Global African Diaspora, OR Tambo Building, Wednesday, 23 May 2012.
DIRCO Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane is led into the conference venue as she arrives for the closing session of the Ministerial Meeting.
 
21 May 2012 : Message of Solidarity by Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane delivered at the Opening Ceremony of the Seventh (7th) Ordinary Session of the Second Pan-African Parliament, Gallagher Estate, Midrand

Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane delivering opening remarks during the 7th Ordinary Session of the Pan African Parliament. Picture: Unati Ngamntwini
 
15 May 2012: Minister Nkoana-Mashabane briefs the Media on the Global African Diaspora Summit, Pretoria, South Africa
Minister Nkoana-Mashabane responds to questions during a Press Briefing held at the OR Tambo Building, Pretoria, South Africa, 15 May 2012.

Minister Nkoana-Mashabane responds to questions during a Press Briefing held at the OR Tambo Building, Pretoria, South Africa, 15 May 2012.

Pictures: Unati Ngamntwini

Minister Nkoana-Mashabane responds to questions during a Press Briefing held at the OR Tambo Building, Pretoria, South Africa, 15 May 2012.
 
15 May 2012: Bilateral Meeting between Deputy Minster Ebrahim Ebrahim and Deputy Minister Amirabdollahian of Iran, Pretoria, South Africa
Deputy Minster Ebrahim Ebrahim and Deputy Minister Amirabdollahian of Iran during the Bilateral Meeting, Pretoria, South Africa, 15 May 2012. Deputy Minster Ebrahim Ebrahim and Deputy Minister Amirabdollahian of Iran during the Bilateral Meeting, Pretoria, South Africa, 15 May 2012.
Deputy Minster Ebrahim Ebrahim and Deputy Minister Amirabdollahian of Iran shake hands at the start of the Bilateral Meeting. Deputy Minster Ebrahim Ebrahim and Deputy Minister Amirabdollahian of Iran shake hands at the start of the Bilateral Meeting.
Deputy Minister Amirabdollahian of Iran pays a Courtesy Call on Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, Pretoria, South Africa, 15 May 2012. Deputy Minister Amirabdollahian of Iran pays a Courtesy Call on Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, Pretoria, South Africa, 15 May 2012.

Pictures: Unati Ngamntwini
 
14 May 2012: Working Visit by President Jacob Zuma to Cotonou, Republic of Benin
President Jacob Zuma departs from the Cotonou International Airport, Cotonou, Benin, 14 May 2012. President Jacob Zuma departs from the Cotonou International Airport, Cotonou, Benin, 14 May 2012.
President Jacob Zuma shakes hands with Mr Jean Ping, Chairperson of the Commission of the African Union, before his departure from Cotonou International Airport, Cotonou, Benin. President Jacob Zuma shakes hands with Mr Jean Ping, Chairperson of the Commission of the African Union, before his departure from Cotonou International Airport, Cotonou, Benin.
President Jacob Zuma and President Meles from Ethiopia during the AU Heads of State and Government Ad-hoc Committee on the Election of the Members of the African Union Commission Meeting, Cotonou, Benin, 14 May 2012. President Jacob Zuma and President Meles from Ethiopia during the AU Heads of State and Government Ad-hoc Committee on the Election of the Members of the African Union Commission Meeting, Cotonou, Benin, 14 May 2012.
President Jacob Zuma listening to Opening Remarks.

President Jacob Zuma listening to Opening Remarks.

President Jacob Zuma with AU Chairperson Jean Ping during a group picture. President Jacob Zuma with AU Chairperson Jean Ping during a group picture.
Wide view of the AU Heads of State and Government Ad-hoc Committee on the Election of the Members of the African Union Commission Meeting. Wide view of the AU Heads of State and Government Ad-hoc Committee on the Election of the Members of the African Union Commission Meeting.
President Jacob Zuma speaks to the President-Elect of the Ivory Coast; Alassane Ouattaraand; and the Ethiopian President Melese Zenawi before the meeting. President Jacob Zuma speaks to the President-Elect of the Ivory Coast; Alassane Ouattaraand; and the Ethiopian President Melese Zenawi before the meeting.
Benin President Thomas Boni Yayi of Benin, President Melese Zenawi of Ethiopia, President Jacob Zuma of South Africa and other delegation members rise for the AU Anthem. Benin President Thomas Boni Yayi of Benin, President Melese Zenawi of Ethiopia, President Jacob Zuma of South Africa and other delegation members rise for the AU Anthem.

President Jacob Zuma arrives at the Cotonou Airport ahead of the AU Heads of State and Government Ad-hoc Committee on the Election of the Members of the African Union Commission. He is met by Benin President, Dr. Thomas Yayi Boni, Cotonou, Benin, 13 May 2012

President Jacob Zuma arrives at the Cotonou Airport ahead of the AU Heads of State and Government Ad-hoc Committee on the Election of the Members of the African Union Commission. He is met by Benin President, Dr. Thomas Yayi Boni, Cotonou, Benin, 13 May 2012.

Pictures: Jacoline Prinsloo

President Jacob Zuma arrives at the Cotonou Airport ahead of the AU Heads of State and Government Ad-hoc Committee on the Election of the Members of the African Union Commission. He is met by Benin President, Dr. Thomas Yayi Boni, Cotonou, Benin, 13 May 2012
President Jacob Zuma arrives at the Cotonou Airport ahead of the AU Heads of State and Government Ad-hoc Committee on the Election of the Members of the African Union Commission. He is met by Benin President, Dr. Thomas Yayi Boni, Cotonou, Benin, 13 May 2012
President Jacob Zuma arrives at the Cotonou Airport ahead of the AU Heads of State and Government Ad-hoc Committee on the Election of the Members of the African Union Commission. He is met by Benin President, Dr. Thomas Yayi Boni, Cotonou, Benin, 13 May 2012
President Jacob Zuma arrives at the Cotonou Airport ahead of the AU Heads of State and Government Ad-hoc Committee on the Election of the Members of the African Union Commission. He is met by Benin President, Dr. Thomas Yayi Boni, Cotonou, Benin, 13 May 2012
 
14 May 2012: South Africa - European Union Strategic Partnership Meeting, Pretoria, South Africa
Ambassador R van de Geer, Head of the European Union Delegation to South Africa; Director-General, Ambassador J M Matjila; and Professor Rodrigues. Meeting of the European Union and its Member States under the Framework of the South Africa - European Union (EU) Strategic Partnership, Pretoria, South Africa, 14 May 2012.

Ambassador R van de Geer, Head of the European Union Delegation to South Africa; Director-General, Ambassador J M Matjila; and Professor Rodrigues.

Ambassador Roeland van de Geer, Head of the European Union Delegation to South Africa delivers his speech. Ambassador Roeland van de Geer, Head of the European Union Delegation to South Africa delivers his speech.
Director-General, Ambassador J M Matjila; Ambassador J van Vollenhoven; and Professor Rodrigues. Director-General, Ambassador J M Matjila; Ambassador J van Vollenhoven; and Professor Rodrigues.
Professor Rodrigues delivers her speech.

Professor Rodrigues delivers her speech.

Pictures: Yolande Snyman
Professor Rodrigues delivers her speech.
 
9-10 May 2012: Ministerial Meeting of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) Coordinating Bureau (COB), Sharm-el-Sheik, Egypt
Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane addresses the Ministerial Meeting of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) Coordinating Bureau (COB). The Head of Official Delegation, Mr Henk van der Westhuisen, is seated behind her. Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane addresses the Ministerial Meeting of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) Coordinating Bureau (COB). The Head of Official Delegation, Mr Henk van der Westhuisen, is seated behind her.
Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane is seated behind the flag at the Ministerial Meeting of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) Coordinating Bureau (COB). Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane is seated behind the flag at the Ministerial Meeting of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) Coordinating Bureau (COB).
Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane addresses the Ministerial Meeting of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) Coordinating Bureau (COB). The South African Ambassador to Egypt, Ms Noluthando Mayande-Sibiya, is seated behind her, Sherm El Sheik, Egypt, 9-10 May 2012. Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane addresses the Ministerial Meeting of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) Coordinating Bureau (COB). The South African Ambassador to Egypt, Ms Noluthando Mayande-Sibiya, is seated behind her, Sherm El Sheik, Egypt, 9-10 May 2012.

Pictures: Unati Ngamntwini
 
4-5 May 2012: COP17/CMP7 Ministerial Meeting on the Durban Platform for Enhanced Action, Bonn, Germany
The COP17/CMP7 Informal Ministerial Meeting on the Durban Platform for Enhanced Action Meeting, Bonn, Germany, 4-5 May 2012. Panel Members (left to right): Ms Christiana Figueres, Executive Secretary of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change; Ambassador NJ Mxakato-Diseko Ambassador at Large COP 17/CMP 7; Minister of International Relations and Cooperation and President of COP17, Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane; and Abdullah bin Hamad Al-Attiyah the Deputy Prime Minister of Qatar. The COP17/CMP7 Informal Ministerial Meeting on the Durban Platform for Enhanced Action Meeting, Bonn, Germany, 4-5 May 2012. Panel Members (left to right): Ms Christiana Figueres, Executive Secretary of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change; Ambassador NJ Mxakato-Diseko Ambassador at Large COP 17/CMP 7; Minister of International Relations and Cooperation and President of COP17, Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane; and Abdullah bin Hamad Al-Attiyah the Deputy Prime Minister of Qatar.
The COP17/CMP7 Informal Ministerial Meeting on the Durban Platform for Enhanced Action Meeting, Bonn, Germany, 4-5 May 2012. Panel Members (left to right): Ms Christiana Figueres, Executive Secretary of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change; Ambassador NJ Mxakato-Diseko Ambassador at Large COP 17/CMP 7; Minister of International Relations and Cooperation and President of COP17, Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane; and Abdullah bin Hamad Al-Attiyah the Deputy Prime Minister of Qatar.
Informal Ministerial Meeting on the Durban Platform for Enhanced Action: Ambassador NJ Mxakato-Diseko Ambassador at Large COP 17/CMP 7; Minister of International Relations and Cooperation and President of COP17. Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane; and Abdullah bin Hamad Al-Attiyah the Deputy Prime Minister of Qatar, Bonn, Germany, 4-5 May 2012. Informal Ministerial Meeting on the Durban Platform for Enhanced Action: Ambassador NJ Mxakato-Diseko Ambassador at Large COP 17/CMP 7; Minister of International Relations and Cooperation and President of COP17. Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane; and Abdullah bin Hamad Al-Attiyah the Deputy Prime Minister of Qatar, Bonn, Germany, 4-5 May 2012.
Informal Ministerial Meeting on the Durban Platform for Enhanced Action: Ambassador NJ Mxakato-Diseko Ambassador at Large COP 17/CMP 7; Minister of International Relations and Cooperation and President of COP17. Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane; and Abdullah bin Hamad Al-Attiyah the Deputy Prime Minister of Qatar, Bonn, Germany, 4-5 May 2012.
Bilateral Meeting between Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane and President of COP17; and Mr Abdullah bin Hamad Al-Attiyah the Deputy Prime Minister of Qatar, incoming COP18 President, Bonn, Germany, 4-5 May 2012.

Bilateral Meeting between Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane and President of COP17; and Mr Abdullah bin Hamad Al-Attiyah the Deputy Prime Minister of Qatar, incoming COP18 President, Bonn, Germany, 4-5 May 2012.

Pictures: Jacoline Prinsloo

Bilateral Meeting between Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane and President of COP17; and Mr Abdullah bin Hamad Al-Attiyah the Deputy Prime Minister of Qatar, incoming COP18 President, Bonn, Germany, 4-5 May 2012.
 
25 April 2012: Budget Vote Speech by Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, Cape Town, South Africa
Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane is being interviewed by SABC Morning Live presenter Vuyo Mbuli, Cape Town, South Africa, 26 April 2012. Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane is being interviewed by SABC Morning Live presenter Vuyo Mbuli, Cape Town, South Africa, 26 April 2012.
Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane is being interviewed by SABC Morning Live presenter Vuyo Mbuli, Cape Town, South Africa, 26 April 2012.
Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane is being interviewed by SABC Morning Live presenter Vuyo Mbuli, Cape Town, South Africa, 26 April 2012.
Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane is being interviewed by SABC Morning Live presenter Vuyo Mbuli, Cape Town, South Africa, 26 April 2012.
Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane is being interviewed by SABC Morning Live presenter Vuyo Mbuli, Cape Town, South Africa, 26 April 2012.
DIRCO Budget Vote Speech 2012 by Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, Cape Town, South Africa, 25 April 2012. DIRCO Budget Vote Speech 2012 by Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane with her is Deputy Minister Marius Fransman and Deputy Minister Ebrahim Ebrahim, Cape Town, South Africa, 25 April 2012.

Pictures: Jacoline Prinsloo
DIRCO Budget Vote Speech 2012 by Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane with her is Deputy Minister Marius Fransman and Deputy Minister Ebrahim Ebrahim, Cape Town, South Africa, 25 April 2012.
DIRCO Budget Vote Speech 2012 by Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane with her is Deputy Minister Marius Fransman and Deputy Minister Ebrahim Ebrahim, Cape Town, South Africa, 25 April 2012.
DIRCO Budget Vote Speech 2012 by Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane with her is Deputy Minister Marius Fransman and Deputy Minister Ebrahim Ebrahim, Cape Town, South Africa, 25 April 2012.
 
24 April 2012: Deputy Minister Fransman addresses Breakfast Meeting on the Promotion of Economic Diplomacy, Cape Town, South Africa
Deputy Minister Marius Fransman speaks with the Russian Ambassador Petrokov (left) and Brazil Ambassador Pebro Mendonca (middle), Ongegund Lodge & Conference Centre, 24 April 2012. Deputy Minister Marius Fransman speaks with the Russian Ambassador Petrokov (left) and Brazil Ambassador Pebro Mendonca (middle), Ongegund Lodge & Conference Centre, 24 April 2012.
Deputy Minister Marius Fransman addresses the Breakfast Meeting on the Promotion of Economic Diplomacy, Ongegund Lodge & Conference Centre, 24 April 2012. Deputy Minister Marius Fransman addresses the Breakfast Meeting on the Promotion of Economic Diplomacy, Ongegund Lodge & Conference Centre, 24 April 2012.
Deputy Minister Marius Fransman speaks with Brazil Ambassador Pebro Mendonca (middle) and Russian Ambassador Petrokov (right), Ongegund Lodge & Conference Centre, 24 April 2012.

Deputy Minister Marius Fransman speaks with Brazil Ambassador Pebro Mendonca (middle) and Russian Ambassador Petrokov (right), Ongegund Lodge & Conference Centre, 24 April 2012.

Pictures: Jacoline Prinsloo

 
19 April 2012: Bilateral Discussions between Deputy Minister Marius Fransman and Vice Minister Francisco Alvarez de Soto from Panama, in Cape Town, South Africa
Deputy Mininster Marius Fransman hosts Vice Minister Alvarez de Soto of Panama for Bilateral Discussions, Cape Town, South Africa, 19 April 2011.

Deputy Mininster Marius Fransman hosts Vice Minister Alvarez de Soto of Panama for Bilateral Discussions, Cape Town, South Africa, 19 April 2011.

Pictures: Unati Ngamntwini

Deputy Mininster Marius Fransman hosts Vice Minister Alvarez de Soto of Panama for Bilateral Discussions, Cape Town, South Africa, 19 April 2011.
Deputy Mininster Marius Fransman hosts Vice Minister Alvarez de Soto of Panama for Bilateral Discussions, Cape Town, South Africa, 19 April 2011.
 
14 April 2012: Mortal Remains of President Bingu wa Mutharika of Malawi is returned to Malawi
Mortal Remains of President Bingu wa Mutharika of Malawi is returned to Malawi from Pretoria, South Africa. Front: Chaplain General (SANDF) Mr Monwabisi Jamangile just behind Chaplain, Gen Lesley Ford. Bearers to the left: SCWO Clement Mokala, SCWO Raj Narrain, SCWO Dan Tshabalala and SCWO Thando Gogo. Bearers to the right: SCWO Prgasen Moodley, SCWO Moses Sibane and SCWO Fanie Roos.

Mortal Remains of President Bingu wa Mutharika of Malawi is returned to Malawi from Pretoria, South Africa. Front: Chaplain General (SANDF) Mr Monwabisi Jamangile just behind Chaplain, Gen Lesley Ford. Bearers to the left: SCWO Clement Mokala, SCWO Raj Narrain, SCWO Dan Tshabalala and SCWO Thando Gogo. Bearers to the right:  SCWO Prgasen Moodley, SCWO Moses Sibane and SCWO Fanie Roos.

Minister of Defence and Military Veterans, Ms Lindiwe Sisulu walks with First Lady of Malawi, Mrs Callista Mutharika; Minister of Health of Malawi, Dr Jean Kalirani; and far right is Malawi High Commissioner H E Ms A Mussa.

Minister of Defence and Military Veterans, Ms Lindiwe Sisulu walks with First Lady of Malawi, Mrs Callista Mutharika; Minister of Health of Malawi, Dr Jean Kalirani; and far right is Malawi High Commissioner H E Ms A Mussa.

The repatriation of the mortal remains of President Bingu wa Mutharika of Malawi is being taken into the SANDF aircraft to return to Malawi. The repatriation of the mortal remains of President Bingu wa Mutharika of Malawi is being taken into the SANDF aircraft to return to Malawi.
The Malawi High Commissioner, H E Ms A Mussa; Minister of Health of Malawi, Dr Jean Kalirani; First Lady of Malawi, Mrs Callista Mutharika; and Minister of Defence and Military Veterans, Ms Lindiwe Sisulu. The Malawi High Commissioner, H E Ms A Mussa; Minister of Health of Malawi, Dr Jean Kalirani; First Lady of Malawi, Mrs Callista Mutharika; and Minister of Defence and Military Veterans, Ms Lindiwe Sisulu.
The mortal remains of Malawi's President Bingu wa Mutharika is being taken into the SANDF aircraft to return to Malawi.

The mortal remains of Malawi's President Bingu wa Mutharika is being taken into the SANDF aircraft to return to Malawi.
Bearers are carrying the remains onto the SANDF aircraft.

From left to right: Major General of SANDF and Major General Ansuyah Fakir. From left to right: Major General of SANDF and Major General Ansuyah Fakir.

Pictures: Jacoline Prinsloo
 
 
07 to 08 Dec: Deputy Minister Fransman to brief AU Peace and Security Council on Madagascar

 

 

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