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Family photograph of the BRICS Leaders during the 4th BRICS Summit in New Delhi, India, 29 March 2012.
Family photograph of the BRICS Leaders during the 4th BRICS Summit in New Delhi, India, 29 March 2012. Picture: Unati Ngamntwini
 
President Jacob Zuma meets with President Dmitri Medvedev of the Russian Federation for a Bilateral Engagement in New Delhi, India, ahead of the 4th BRICS Summit, 28 March 2012. 
President Jacob Zuma meets with President Dmitri Medvedev of the Russian Federation for a Bilateral Engagement in New Delhi, India, ahead of the 4th BRICS Summit, 28 March 2012. Picture: Unati Ngamntwini 
 
President Jacob Zuma greets President Hu Jintao at the Bilateral Meeting on the sidelines of the Nuclear Security Summit 2012 held in Seoul, South Korea, on 25 March 2012.
President Jacob Zuma greets President Hu Jintao at the Bilateral Meeting on the sidelines of the Nuclear Security Summit 2012 held in Seoul, South Korea, on 25 March 2012. Picture: Unati Ngamntwini
 
President Jacob Zuma and his spouse arrive in Seoul, South Korea for the Nuclear Security Summit 2012, on 25 March 2012.
President Jacob Zuma and his spouse arrive in Seoul, South Korea for the Nuclear Security Summit 2012, on 25 March 2012. Picture: Unati Ngamntwini
 
Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Mr Ebrahim Ebrahim briefs the Media on a variety of International Issues, Pretoria, South Africa, 22 March 2012.

Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Mr Ebrahim Ebrahim briefs the Media on a variety of International Issues, Pretoria, South Africa, 22 March 2012. Picture: Jacoline Prinsloo

 
SADC Troika Meeting with President of Madagascar Andry Rajoelina. Tanzania Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Co-operation, Mr Mahadhi Juma Maalim, Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation of South Africa, Mr Marius Fransman and the Zambian High Commissioner to South Africa, Mr M S Chikonde, in Madagascar, 14 March 2012.
SADC Troika Meeting with President of Madagascar Andry Rajoelina. Tanzania Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Co-operation, Mr Mahadhi Juma Maalim, Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation of South Africa, Mr Marius Fransman and the Zambian High Commissioner to South Africa, Mr M S Chikonde, in Madagascar, 14 March 2012. Picture: Jacoline Prinsloo
 
SADC Troika Meeting with Madagascar Political Role Players:
SADC Troika Meeting with Madagascar Political Role Players:
Tanzania Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Co-operation, Mr Mahadhi Juma Maalim, Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation of South Africa, Mr Marius Fransman and the Zambian High Commissioner to South Africa, Mr M S Chikonde, in Madagascar, 14 March 2012. Picture: Jacoline Prinsloo
 
Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane receives her counterpart from Somalia, His Excellency Abdullahi Haji Hassan Mohamed, Pretoria, South Africa, 13 March 2012.
International Relations and Cooperation Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane receives her counterpart from Somalia, His Excellency Abdullahi Haji Hassan Mohamed, Pretoria, South Africa, 13 March 2012. Picture: Yolande Snyman
 
Deputy Minister Marius Fransman hands over humanitarian aid to Madagascar in response to the devastation caused by the recent cyclone Giovanna and tropical storm Irina, Madagascar, 13 March 2012.
Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Mr Marius Fransman, hands over humanitarian aid to Madagascar in response to the devastation caused by the recent cyclone Giovanna and tropical storm Irina, Madagascar, 13 March 2012. Picture: Jacoline Prinsloo
 
Closing Remarks by Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane at the International Womans Day Event held at DIRCO Head Offices, Pretoria, South Africa, 8 March 2012.
Closing Remarks by Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane at the International Womans Day Event held at DIRCO Head Offices, Pretoria, South Africa, 8 March 2012. Picture: Jacoline Prinsloo
 
Deputy Minister Ebrahim Ebrahim briefs the Media on the deportation of Nigerian Nationals, Pretoria, South Africa, 8 March 2012.
Deputy Minister Ebrahim Ebrahim briefs the Media on the deportation of Nigerian Nationals, Pretoria, South Africa, 8 March 2012. Picture: Unati Ngamntwini
 
Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane delivers a Public Lecture on “Celebrating the Legacy of Liberation Movements in Africa: Freedom Through Diplomacy”, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa, 6 March 2012.
Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane delivers a Public Lecture on “Celebrating the Legacy of Liberation Movements in Africa: Freedom Through Diplomacy”, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa, 6 March 2012. Pictures: Jacoline Prinsloo
 
Bilateral Discussions between Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane and her counterpart from Sri Lanka, Professor Gamini Lakshman Peiris, Minister of External Affairs, 5 March 2012.
Bilateral Discussions between International Relations and Cooperation Minister, Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane and her counterpart from Sri Lanka, Professor Gamini Lakshman Peiris, Minister of External Affairs, 5 March 2012. Picture: Unati Ngamntwini
 
Pres Zuma looks at Dr Augusto Tomaz Salomao as he opens the closed session of the meeting. Seated next to pres Zuma are Dr Ana Lorenco Dias, Minister of Planing: Angola, Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, Min of DIRCO and Dr Georges Chikoti, Angola Foreign Minister. Picture: Unati Ngamntwini
Family Photo of the Ministers at the commencement of the SADC Council of Ministers Meeting on 1 March 2012 in Luanda, Angola.
Family Photo of the Ministers at the commencement of the SADC Council of Ministers Meeting on 1 March 2012 in Luanda, Angola. Picture: Unati Ngamntwini
 
Deputy Minister Ebrahim Ebrahim meets with the Foreign Relations Committee in the People's Assembly, Dr Essam El-Erian Chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee, 26 February 2012, Cairo, Egypt.
Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Mr Ebrahim Ebrahim meets with the Foreign Relations Committee in the People's Assembly, Dr Essam El-Erian Chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee. Picture: Jacoline Prinsloo
 
Group photo of the G20 Foreign Ministers at the G20 Ministerial Meeting in Los Cabos, Mexico. Picture: Jacoline Prinsloo
 
Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane with Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Mr William Hague during a Press Briefing held at the Taj Hotel, Cape Town, South Africa, 13 February 2012. Picture: Jacoilne Prinsloo

 

SADC Double Troika and Extraordinary Inter-State Politics and Diplomacy Ministerial Meetings - (left to right) Mr Phandu TC Skelemani, Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of Botswana, Zimbabwe Foreign Affairs Minister Simbarashe Mbengegwi, Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, Deputy Minister of Internaitonal Relations and Cooperation Mr Marius Fransman and SADC Executive Secretary Dr Tomaz Augusto Salomão, Cape Town, South Africa, 11-12 February 2012. Picture: Jacoilne Prinsloo
 
Welcome address by President Zuma on the occasion of the presentation of Letters of Credence by Heads of Mission Accredited to South Africa, Presidential Guest House, Pretoria
 
Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane giving a press conference on the outcome of the AU Chairman vote. Picture by: Jacoline Prinsloo
 
President Jacob Zuma attending the 26th Meeting of the NEPAD Heads of State and Government Orientation Committee (HSGOC). Picture by: Jacoline Prinsloo
 

President Jacob Zuma meeting with Republic of Congo-Brazzaville President Denis Sassou-Nguesso on the sidelines of the 18th AU Summit held in Addis Ababa. Picture by:  Jacoline Prinsloo

 
President Jacob Zuma with Mozambique President Armando Guebuza outside the new building. Picture by: Jacoline Prinsloo
 
President Jacob Zuma planting a tree at the New AU building. With him is South Africa's Ambassador to the AU Amb Lungile Christian Pepani.
 
Opening of the 18th AU Summit for Heads of State. Picture by: Jacoline Prinsloo
 
President Jacob Zuma shaking hands with Burkina Faso President Blaise Compaoré , standing behind them is, Saharawi president Mr Mohamed Abdelaziz. Picture by: Jacoline Prinsloo
 
President Jacob Zuma holds bilateral talks with Libyan Prime Minister Abdulrahim El-Keib on the sidelines of the AU Summit held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
 
President Jacob Zuma at a dinner event Co-hosted by South Africa and Ethiopia. Pictures by: Jacoline Prinsloo
 
Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane being interviewed by media at the Africa Union. Picture by: Jacoline Prinsloo
 
Minister Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma answering questions on her candidature during the GIMAC press conference at the AU media center. Picture by: Jacoline Prinsloo
 
Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane during the opening session. Picture by: Jacoline Prinsloo
 

Minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma greeting AU Com Jean Ping.  In the background is Mr. Abdoulie Janneh (Gambia) is the seventh Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA). Picture by: Jacoline Prinsloo

 
Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Marius Fransman in his capacity as the Chair of the SADC Organ Troika will brief the media on political developments in Madagascar.
Picture by Unati ngamntwini.
 

Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane with Minister of Home Affairs Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma during a press conference held in Bela Bela with regard to Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma's AU candidature.



 

 

PHOTO GALLERY ARCHIVES
 
28-29 March 2012: 4th BRICS Summit, Delhi, Republic of India
Family photograph of the BRICS Leaders during the 4th BRICS Summit in New Delhi, India, 29 March 2012. Family photographs of the BRICS Leaders during the 4th BRICS Summit in New Delhi, India, 29 March 2012.

Pictures: Unati Ngamntwini
Family photograph of the BRICS Leaders during the 4th BRICS Summit in New Delhi, India, 29 March 2012.
Family photograph of the BRICS Leaders during the 4th BRICS Summit in New Delhi, India, 29 March 2012.
President Jacob Zuma meets with President Dmitri Medvedev of the Russian Federation for a Bilateral Engagement in New Delhi, India, ahead of the 4th BRICS Summit, 28 March 2012.  President Jacob Zuma meets with President Dmitri Medvedev of the Russian Federation for a Bilateral Engagement in New Delhi, India, ahead of the 4th BRICS Summit, 28 March 2012. 
President Jacob Zuma meets with President Dmitri Medvedev of the Russian Federation for a Bilateral Engagement in New Delhi, India, ahead of the 4th BRICS Summit, 28 March 2012. 
President Jacob Zuma, Mrs Zuma and Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane arrive in New Delhi, India ahead of the 4th BRICS Summit, 28 March 2012. President Jacob Zuma, Mrs Zuma and Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane arrive in New Delhi, India ahead of the 4th BRICS Summit, 28 March 2012.

Pictures: Unati Ngamntwini
President Jacob Zuma, Mrs Zuma and Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane arrive in New Delhi, India ahead of the 4th BRICS Summit, 28 March 2012.
 
26-27 March 2012: Nuclear Security Summit, Seoul, Republic of Korea
President Jacob Zuma greets President Hu Jintao at the Bilateral Meeting on the sidelines of the Nuclear Security Summit 2012 held in Seoul, on 25 March 2012. President Jacob Zuma greets President Hu Jintao at the Bilateral Meeting on the sidelines of the Nuclear Security Summit 2012 held in Seoul, South Korea, on 25 March 2012.
President Jacob Zuma and his spouse arrive in Seoul, South Korea for the Nuclear Security Summit 2012, on 25 March 2012. President Jacob Zuma and his spouse arrive in Seoul, South Korea for the Nuclear Security Summit 2012, on 25 March 2012.

Pictures: Unati Ngamntwini
President Jacob Zuma and his spouse arrive in Seoul, South Korea for the Nuclear Security Summit 2012, on 25 March 2012.
 
22 March 2012: Deputy Minister Ebrahim briefs the Media on International Relations Matters
Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Mr Ebrahim Ebrahim briefs the Media on a variety of International Issues, Pretoria, South Africa, 22 March 2012.

Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Mr Ebrahim Ebrahim briefs the Media on a variety of International Issues, Pretoria, South Africa, 22 March 2012.

Pictures: Jacoline Prinsloo

Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Mr Ebrahim Ebrahim briefs the Media on a variety of International Issues, Pretoria, South Africa, 22 March 2012.
Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Mr Ebrahim Ebrahim briefs the Media on a variety of International Issues, Pretoria, South Africa, 22 March 2012.
 
13 March 2012: Minister Nkoana-Mashabane receives the Somali Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Pretoria, South Africa
Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane receives her counterpart from Somalia, His Excellency Abdullahi Haji Hassan Mohamed, Pretoria, South Africa, 13 March 2012. Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane receives her counterpart from Somalia, His Excellency Abdullahi Haji Hassan Mohamed, Pretoria, South Africa, 13 March 2012.

Pictures: Yolande Snyman
His Excellency, Minister Abdullahi Haji Hassan Mohamed from Somalia, Pretoria, South Africa, 13 March 2012.
Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, Pretoria, South Africa, 13 March 2012.
Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane receives her counterpart from Somalia, His Excellency Abdullahi Haji Hassan Mohamed, Pretoria, South Africa, 13 March 2012.
Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane receives her counterpart from Somalia, His Excellency Abdullahi Haji Hassan Mohamed, Pretoria, South Africa, 13 March 2012.
Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane receives her counterpart from Somalia, His Excellency Abdullahi Haji Hassan Mohamed, Pretoria, South Africa, 13 March 2012.
 
13-14 March 2012: Deputy Minister Fransman leads Humanitarian Mission to Madagascar
SADC Troika Meeting - Deputy Minister Marius Fransman meets the Prime Minister of Madagascar, Omer Beriziky, Madagascar, 14 March 2012.

SADC Troika Meeting - Deputy Minister Marius Fransman meets the Prime Minister of Madagascar, Omer Beriziky, Madagascar, 14 March 2012.

SADC Troika Meeting - Deputy Minister Marius Fransman meets the Prime Minister of Madagascar, Omer Beriziky, Madagascar, 14 March 2012.
SADC Troika Meeting with the President of Madagascar, Andry Rajoelina; Zambian High Commissioner to South Africa, Mr M S Chikonde (shaking hands with President); Tanzanian Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Co-operation, Mr Mahadhi Juma Maalim; and Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation of South Africa, Mr Marius Fransman, Madagascar, 14 March 2012. SADC Troika Meeting with the President of Madagascar, Andry Rajoelina; Zambian High Commissioner to South Africa, Mr M S Chikonde (shaking hands with President); Tanzanian Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Co-operation, Mr Mahadhi Juma Maalim; and Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation of South Africa, Mr Marius Fransman, Madagascar, 14 March 2012.
SADC Troika Meeting with the President of Madagascar Andry Rajoelina; Tanzanian Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Co-operation, Mr Mahadhi Juma Maalim; Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation of South Africa, Mr Marius Fransman; and the Zambian High Commissioner to South Africa, Mr M S Chikonde, Madagascar, 14 March 2012.

SADC Troika Meeting with the President of Madagascar Andry Rajoelina; Tanzanian Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Co-operation, Mr Mahadhi Juma Maalim; Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation of South Africa, Mr Marius Fransman; and the Zambian High Commissioner to South Africa, Mr M S Chikonde, Madagascar, 14 March 2012.

SADC Troika Meeting with Madagascar Political Role Players: Tanzania Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Co-operation, Mr Mahadhi Juma Maalim, Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation of South Africa, Mr Marius Fransman and the Zambian High Commissioner to South Africa, Mr M S Chikonde, in Madagascar, 14 March 2012. SADC Troika Meeting with Madagascar Political Role Players:

Tanzania Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Co-operation, Mr Mahadhi Juma Maalim, Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation of South Africa, Mr Marius Fransman and the Zambian High Commissioner to South Africa, Mr M S Chikonde, in Madagascar, 14 March 2012.

SADC Troika Meeting with Madagascar Political Role Players: Tanzania Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Co-operation, Mr Mahadhi Juma Maalim, Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation of South Africa, Mr Marius Fransman and the Zambian High Commissioner to South Africa, Mr M S Chikonde, in Madagascar, 14 March 2012.
SADC Troika Meeting with Madagascar Political Role Players: Tanzania Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Co-operation, Mr Mahadhi Juma Maalim, Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation of South Africa, Mr Marius Fransman and the Zambian High Commissioner to South Africa, Mr M S Chikonde, in Madagascar, 14 March 2012.
 
A happy Malagasy growd claps hands after the Handout Ceremony, 13 March 2012.

A happy Malagasy growd claps hands after the Handout Ceremony, 13 March 2012.

Deputy Minister Marius Fransman with Ebrahim Yacoob Vahed (far left) and Mahmood Ahmed Asvat (far right), help to hand out a blanket to a Madagascar lady, donated by Al-Imdaad Foundation based in South Africa. Ebrahim and Mahmood are from the Al-Imdaad Foundation, 13 March 2012. Deputy Minister Marius Fransman with Ebrahim Yacoob Vahed (far left) and Mahmood Ahmed Asvat (far right), help to hand out a blanket to a Madagascar lady, donated by Al-Imdaad Foundation based in South Africa.  Ebrahim and Mahmood are from the Al-Imdaad Foundation, 13 March 2012.

Pictures: Jacoline Prinsloo
Deputy Minister Marius Fransman and Foreign Minister Pierrot Jocelyn Rajaonarivelo of Madagascar, hand out blankets and food donated by Al-Imdaad Foundation based in South Africa, 13 March 2012. Deputy Minister Marius Fransman and Foreign Minister Pierrot Jocelyn Rajaonarivelo of Madagascar, hand out blankets and food donated by Al-Imdaad Foundation based in South Africa, 13 March 2012.

Pictures: Jacoline Prinsloo
Deputy Minister Marius Fransman and Foreign Minister Pierrot Jocelyn Rajaonarivelo of Madagascar, hand out blankets and food donated by Al-Imdaad Foundation based in South Africa, 13 March 2012.
Deputy Minister Marius Fransman hands over humanitarian aid to Madagascar in response to the devastation caused by the recent cyclone Giovanna and tropical storm Irina, Madagascar, 13 March 2012.

Deputy Minister Marius Fransman hands over humanitarian aid to Madagascar in response to the devastation caused by the recent cyclone Giovanna and tropical storm Irina, Madagascar, 13 March 2012.

Pictures: Jacoline Prinsloo

Deputy Minister Marius Fransman hands over humanitarian aid to Madagascar in response to the devastation caused by the recent cyclone Giovanna and tropical storm Irina, Madagascar, 13 March 2012.
Deputy Minister Marius Fransman hands over humanitarian aid to Madagascar in response to the devastation caused by the recent cyclone Giovanna and tropical storm Irina, Madagascar, 13 March 2012.
Deputy Minister Marius Fransman hands over humanitarian aid to Madagascar in response to the devastation caused by the recent cyclone Giovanna and tropical storm Irina, Madagascar, 13 March 2012.
Deputy Minister Marius Fransman hands over humanitarian aid to Madagascar in response to the devastation caused by the recent cyclone Giovanna and tropical storm Irina, Madagascar, 13 March 2012.
Deputy Minister Marius Fransman hands over humanitarian aid to Madagascar in response to the devastation caused by the recent cyclone Giovanna and tropical storm Irina, Madagascar, 13 March 2012.
Deputy Minister Marius Fransman hands over humanitarian aid to Madagascar in response to the devastation caused by the recent cyclone Giovanna and tropical storm Irina, Madagascar, 13 March 2012.
 
8-9 March 2012: International Women's Day Celebration, Pretoria, South Africa
Closing Remarks by Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane at the International Womans Day Event held at DIRCO Head Offices, Pretoria, South Africa, 8 March 2012.

Closing Remarks by Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane at the International Womans Day Event held at DIRCO Head Offices, Pretoria, South Africa, 8 March 2012.

Pictures: Jacoline Prinsloo

Closing Remarks by Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane at the International Womans Day Event held at DIRCO Head Offices, Pretoria, South Africa, 8 March 2012.
Closing Remarks by Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane at the International Womans Day Event held at DIRCO Head Offices, Pretoria, South Africa, 8 March 2012.
Closing Remarks by Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane at the International Womans Day Event held at DIRCO Head Offices, Pretoria, South Africa, 8 March 2012.
 
8 March 2012: Joint Press Briefing by the Department of International Relations and Cooperation and the Nigerian High Commission, South Africa
Deputy Minister Ebrahim Ebrahim briefs the Media on the deportation of Nigerian Nationals, Pretoria, South Africa, 8 March 2012. Deputy Minister Ebrahim Ebrahim briefs the Media on the deportation of Nigerian Nationals, Pretoria, South Africa, 8 March 2012.

Pictures: Unati Ngamntwini
Deputy Minister Ebrahim Ebrahim briefs the Media on the deportation of Nigerian Nationals, Pretoria, South Africa, 8 March 2012.
 
6 March 2012: Minister Nkoana-Mashabane delivers a Public Lecture at the University of Cape Town, South Africa
Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane delivers a Public Lecture on “Celebrating the Legacy of Liberation Movements in Africa: Freedom Through Diplomacy”, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa, 6 March 2012.

Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane delivers a Public Lecture on “Celebrating the Legacy of Liberation Movements in Africa: Freedom Through Diplomacy”, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa, 6 March 2012.

Pictures: Jacoline Prinsloo

Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane delivers a Public Lecture on “Celebrating the Legacy of Liberation Movements in Africa: Freedom Through Diplomacy”, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa, 6 March 2012.
Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane delivers a Public Lecture on “Celebrating the Legacy of Liberation Movements in Africa: Freedom Through Diplomacy”, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa, 6 March 2012.
Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane delivers a Public Lecture on “Celebrating the Legacy of Liberation Movements in Africa: Freedom Through Diplomacy”, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa, 6 March 2012.
 
4-6 March 2012: Official Visit by Professor Gamini Lakshman Peiris, Minister of External Affairs of Sri Lanka to South Africa
Bilateral Discussions between Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane and her counterpart from Sri Lanka, Professor Gamini Lakshman Peiris, Minister of External Affairs, 5 March 2012.

Bilateral Discussions between Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane and her counterpart from Sri Lanka, Professor Gamini Lakshman Peiris, Minister of External Affairs, 5 March 2012.

Pictures: Unati Ngamntwini

Bilateral Discussions between Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane and her counterpart from Sri Lanka, Professor Gamini Lakshman Peiris, Minister of External Affairs, 5 March 2012.
Bilateral Discussions between Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane and her counterpart from Sri Lanka, Professor Gamini Lakshman Peiris, Minister of External Affairs, 5 March 2012.
Bilateral Discussions between Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane and her counterpart from Sri Lanka, Professor Gamini Lakshman Peiris, Minister of External Affairs, 5 March 2012.
 
1-2 March 2012: SADC Council of Ministers Meeting, Luanda, Angola
President Zuma alights his official jet, Inkwazi, as he arives in Luanda, Angola.

Picture: Unati Ngamntwini
President Zuma is lead to his vehicle by Dr Georges Chikoti, Angola Foreign Minister.

Picture: Unati Ngamntwini
Pres Zuma is greeted by Dr Ana Lorenco Dias, Minister of Planing: Angola, Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane and Dr Augasto Tomaz Salomao as he arrives at the Talatona Convention Hotel in Luanda, Angola.

Picture: Unati Ngamntwini
Pres Zuma listens tentatively to Dr Augusto Tomaz Salomao as he departs the Talatona Convention Hotel in Luanda, Angola. Dr Ana Lorenco Dias, Minister of Planing: Angola looks on.

Picture: Unati Ngamntwini
Family Photo of the Ministers at the commencement of the SADC Council of Ministers Meeting on 1 March 2012 in Luanda, Angola. Ministers at the commencement of the SADC Council of Ministers Meeting in Luanda, Angola. The Republic of Angola is the current Chair of the SADC after taking over from the Republic of Namibia during the 31st Ordinary Summit of SADC Heads of State and Government held in Luanda, Angola, in August 2011. The Meeting examines the performance of SADC institutions and approves its work programme and budget for the next fiscal year. It also reviews the overall implementation of the SADC socio-economic programmes in preparation for the annual ordinary SADC Summit.

Picture: Unati Ngamntwini
 
26 February 2012: Working Visit by Deputy Minister Ebrahim Ebrahim to the Arab Republic of Egypt
Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Mr Ebrahim Ebrahim meets with Dr Nabil Al-Araby, Secretary General of the League of Arab States, Cairo, Egypt, 26 February 2012. Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Mr Ebrahim Ebrahim meets with Dr Nabil Al-Araby, Secretary General of the League of Arab States, Cairo, Egypt, 26 February 2012.
Deputy Minister Ebrahim Ebrahim meets with Dr Nabil Al-Araby, Secretary General of the League of Arab States, Cairo, Egypt, 26 February 2012. Seated far left is South Africa's Ambassador based in Cairo, Mrs N Myende-Sibiya.

Deputy Minister Ebrahim Ebrahim meets with Dr Nabil Al-Araby, Secretary General of the League of Arab States, Cairo, Egypt, 26 February 2012. Seated far left is South Africa's Ambassador based in Cairo, Mrs N Myende-Sibiya.

Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Mr Ebrahim Ebrahim meets with Dr Emad Abdel Ghafour, Chairman of the Al-Nour Party Cairo, Egypt, 26 February 2012.

Deputy Minister Ebrahim Ebrahim meets with Dr Emad Abdel Ghafour, Chairman of the Al-Nour Party Cairo, Egypt, 26 February 2012.

Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Mr Ebrahim Ebrahim meets with Dr Emad Abdel Ghafour, Chairman of the Al-Nour Party Cairo, Egypt, 26 February 2012.
Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Mr Ebrahim Ebrahim meets with Dr Muhammed Badeea at the Muslim Brotherhood Headquarters, Cairo, Egypt, 26 February 2012. Deputy Minister Ebrahim Ebrahim meets with Dr Muhammed Badeea at the Muslim Brotherhood Headquarters, Cairo, Egypt, 26 February 2012.
Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Mr Ebrahim Ebrahim meets with Dr Muhammed Badeea at the Muslim Brotherhood Headquarters, Cairo, Egypt, 26 February 2012.
Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation of South Africa, Mr Ebrahim Ebrahim pays a Courtesy Call on Egyptian Foreign Minister Mohamed K. Amr at the Foreing Ministry in Cairo, Egypt, 26 February 2012.

Deputy Minister Ebrahim Ebrahim pays a Courtesy Call on Egyptian Foreign Minister Mohamed K. Amr at the Foreing Ministry in Cairo, Egypt, 26 February 2012.

Deputy Minister Ebrahim Ebrahim meets with Egyptian Assistant Foreign Minister Amb Mona Omar at the Foreign Ministry in Cairo, Egypt.

Deputy Minister Ebrahim Ebrahim meets with Egyptian Assistant Foreign Minister Amb Mona Omar at the Foreign Ministry in Cairo, Egypt.

Deputy Minister Ebrahim Ebrahim meets with the Foreign Relations Committee in the People's Assembly, Dr Essam El-Erian Chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee, 26 February 2012, Cairo, Egypt. Deputy Minister Ebrahim Ebrahim meets with the Foreign Relations Committee in the People's Assembly, Dr Essam El-Erian Chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee.

Pictures: Jacoline Prinsloo
Deputy Minister Ebrahim Ebrahim meets with the Foreign Relations Committee in the People's Assembly, Dr Essam El-Erian Chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee, 26 February 2012, Cairo, Egypt.
 
18-20 February 2012: G20 Ministerial Meeting, Los Cabos, Mexico
Mexico's President Felipe Calderon opens the G20 Foreign Minisers Meeting. To the left of the image is Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Mininster of International Relations and Cooperation Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, Los Cabos, Mexico.
Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane speaks with US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton before the commencement of the G20 Foreign Ministers Meeting, Los Cabos, Mexico.
Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane speaks with German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle before the commencement of the G20 Foreign Ministers Meeting, Los Cabos, Mexico.

Front row: US Secretary of State, Ms Hillary Clinton, Mexican Foreign Minister Patricia Espinosa and Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane of South Africa, Los Cabos, Mexico.

Group photo of the G20 Foreign Ministers at the G20 Ministerial Meeting in Los Cabos, Mexico.

Minister of International Relations and Cooperation South Africa, Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane has Informal Discussions with USA Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on the sidelines of the
G20 Foreing Ministers Meeting, Cabos, Mexico.

Pictures: Jacoline Prinsloo

 
13-14 February 2012: Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabne hosts the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Mr William Hague, Cape Town, South Africa

Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane with Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Mr William Hague during a Press Briefing held at the Taj Hotel, Cape Town, South Africa, 13 February 2012.

Pictures: Jacoilne Prinsloo

Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane with Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Mr William Hague, Cape Town, South Africa, 13 February 2012.

Pictures: Jacoline Prinsloo

 
11-12 February 2012: Southern African Development Community (SADC) Double Troika and the Extraordinary Inter-State Politics and Diplomacy Ministerial Meetings, Cape Town, South Africa
(left to right) Mr Phandu TC Skelemani, Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of Botswana, Zimbabwe Foreign Affairs Minister Simbarashe Mbengegwi, Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, Deputy Minister of Internaitonal Relations and Cooperation Mr Marius Fransman and SADC Executive Secretary Dr Tomaz Augusto Salomão.
(left to right) Mr Phandu TC Skelemani, Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of Botswana,  Zimbabwe Foreign Affairs Minister Simbarashe Mbengegwi, Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane.
Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Mr Marius Fransman with SADC Executive Secretary, Dr Tomaz Augusto Salomão.
Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane addressing the SADC Double Troika and Extraordinary Inter-State Politics and Diplomacy Ministerial Meetings.
Dr Salomão, SADC Executive Secretary, Minister of Exterior of Angola Dr G Rebelo Pinto Chikoti and Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane during the opening of the SADC Double Troika Meeting.

Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane with Dr G Rebelo Pinto Chikoti, SADC Council Chairperson and Foreign Minister of Angola, Cape Town, South Africa, 11-12 February 2012.

Pictures: Jacoilne Prinsloo

 
 

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Credentials

Colombia
Amb Gonzalez Lopez

Czech
Amb Blanka Fajkusova

Nigeria

Mexico
Amb Hector Humberto

Norway
Ambassador Kari Bjørnsgaard

Rwanda
Amb V Karega

Tunisia
Amb Mohamed Fadhelayari

Sri Lanka
HE Mr WS Ratnavale

Germany
Amb Dr HE Freitag

Azerbaijan
Amb Elkhan Polukhov

Slovakia
Amb Alexander Il'ascik

Botswana
HC KK Kapinga

Gabon
Amb Ms Sanni Aoudou

Philippines
Amb Constacio Rivera Vingno Jr.

Italy
Amb Vincenzo Schioppa

Hungary
Amb Bela László

Angola
Amb Ms JPPD Pietra Diakite'

Swiss
Amb Christian Meuwly

Suriname
Amb Wilfred Roseval

UAE
Amb Hareb Hmoud Al Habsi

Zambia
Amb Muyeba Chikonde

30 January 2012: Press conference on the outcome of the AU Chairman vote
Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane giving a press conference on the outcome of the AU Chairman vote. Pictures by: Jacoline Prinsloo
 

30 January 2012: Announcement of the AU Chairman vote.

Minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma after the announcement of the AU Chairman vote. Pictures by: Jacoline Prinsloo

 
26th Meeting of the NEPAD Heads of State and HSGOC
President Jacob Zuma attending the 26th Meeting of the NEPAD Heads of State and Government Orientation Committee (HSGOC).Picture by: Jacoline Prinsloo
 
SA-Congo meeting at the 18th AU Summit.

President Jacob Zuma meeting with Republic of Congo-Brazzaville President Denis Sassou-Nguesso on the sidelines of the 18th AU Summit held in Addis Ababa. Pictures by: Jacoline Prinsloo

 
Opening of the new AU building ceremony

President Jacob Zuma arrives at the new African Union Building. Pictures by: Jacoline Prinsloo

President Jacob Zuma attending the opening of the new African Union Building in Addis Ababa.


Views of the new AU building. Pictures by: Jacoline Prinsloo

Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane (South Africa's Minister of International Relations and Cooperation) walks into the new AU building with Minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma (South Africa's candidate for AU Chair). Picture by: Jacoline Prinsloo

left to right: AU Chairperson , Dr. Jean Ping, AU Commission Chairperson Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo,  President of The Republic of Equatorial Guinea China's political adviser, Jia Qinglin Meles Zenawi, Prime Minister of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia President Ali Bongo of Gabo. Picture by: Jacoline Prinsloo

left to right: Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo,  President of The Republic of Equatorial Guinea China's political adviser, Jia Qinglin Meles Zenawi, Prime Minister of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia President Ali Bongo of Gabon AU Chairperson , Dr. Jean Ping, AU Commission Chairperson. Picture by:Jacoline Prinsloo

 
29 January 2012: President Jacob Zuma planting a tree at the New AU building.
President Jacob Zuma planting a tree at the New AU building. With him is South Africa's Ambassador to the AU Amb Lungile Christian Pepani.
 
29 January 2012: Opening of the 18th AU Summit for Heads of State.

Opening of the 18th AU Summit for Heads of State. President Jacob Zuma enters the new AU chamber. Pictures by: Jacoline Prinsloo

President Jacob Zuma enters the new AU chamber.  With him is Mr Thabo Mbeki and Ramtane Lamamra, the African Union Commissioner for Peace and Security. Picture by: Jacoline Prinsloo
 
29 January 2012: 18th AU Summit for Heads of State
President Jacob Zuma greeting President Mwai Kibaki of Kenya during the group photo. Picture by: Jacoline Prinsloo
South Sudan President Salva Kirr greets Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe and President of Mozambique Armando Emilio Guebuza. In the background is Saharawi President Mr Mohamed Abdelaziz. Picture by: Jacoline Prinsloo
President Jacob Zuma inside the new AU chamber. Picture by: Jacoline Prinsloo
President Jacob Zuma inside the new AU chamber. Behind is Minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma and Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane. Picture by: Jacoline Prinsloo
 
29 January 2012: Bilateral talks at the AU Summit
President Jacob Zuma holds bilateral talks with Libyan Prime Minister Abdulrahim El-Keib on the sidelines of the AU Summit held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
President Jacob Zuma holds bilateral talks with Tunisia President Moncef Marzouki on the sidelines of the AU Summit held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
President Jacob Zuma holds bilateral talks with Liberia President  Sierlif Johnson on the sidelines of the AU Summit held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
 
29 January 2012: South Africa and Ethiopia AU dinner
President Jacob Zuma and President of Benin, Yayi Boni, at a dinner hosted by South Africa and Ethiopia during the AU Summit. Picture by: Jacoline Prinsloo
President of Ethiopia, Meles Zenawi,President of Benin, Yayi Boni (seated) Gambia President Yahya Jammeh and President Jacob Zuma at a dinner hosted by South Africa and Ethiopia during the AU Summit. Picture by: Jacoline Prinsloo
President of Ethiopia, Meles Zenawi, speaking at a dinner hosted by South Africa and Ethiopia during the AU Summit. Picture by: Jacoline Prinsloo
 
27 January 2012: Media interview at the AU Assembly

Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane being interviewed by media at the Africa Union. Pictures by: Jacoline Prinsloo

 
26 January 2012: GIMAC press conference at the AU media center.
Minister Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma answering questions on her candidature during the GIMAC press conference at the AU media center. Pictures by: Jacoline Prinsloo
 
26 January 2012: African Union Commission: Ministerial session.
Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane talking with Minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma and South African's Ambassador to the African Union, Ambassador Lungile Pepani before the Ministerial session starts. Picture by: Jacoline Prinsloo
Botswana delegation looking at Dr Nkoasazana Dlamini-Zuma candidate booklet before the commencement of the Ministerial session. Picture by: Jacoline Prinsloo
Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane talking with Mr Bernard Membe - Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of Tanzania. Picture by: Jacoline Prinsloo
 

26 January 2012: African Union Candidates

Minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma greeting AU Com Jean Ping.  In the background is Mr. Abdoulie Janneh (Gambia) is the seventh Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA). Pictures by: Jacoline Prinsloo
 
24 January 2012: Deputy Minister Marius Fransman to brief the media on political developments in Madagascar.
Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Marius Fransman in his capacity as the Chair of the SADC Organ Troika will brief the media on political developments in Madagascar.
Pictures by Unati ngamntwini.
 
18 January 2012: Press briefing on AU Commission Chairpersonship.
Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane with Minister of Home Affairs Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma during a press conference held in Bela Bela with regard to Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma's AU candidature.
 
10 January 2012: President Zuma arrives in New York ahead of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) and UN Global Sustainability Programme (GSP) meetings.
President Jacob Zuma giving a press conference after the UNSC sesstion on AU UN cooperation.  Standing behind him is Mr Baso Sanqu, South Africa’s Permanent Representative to the UN.
President Jacob Zuma at the United Nations Security Council, seated next to him is Secretary General Ban Ki Moon.
 In the background is Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane.
President Jacob Zuma addressing the UNSC luncheon.
Seated next to him is Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane and in the background is United States Permanent Representative Ms Susan Rice.
President Jacob Zuma speaking with Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane during the luncheon.
Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane speaking with United States Permanent Representative Ms Susan Rice during the lunch.
President Jacob Zuma walking with Dr Agshin Mehdiyev, Azerbaijan's UN Permanent Representative, after the conclusion of the UNSC lunch.
Wide view of the luncheon.
Minister of International Relations and Cooperation South Africa, Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane  in her capacity as United Nations Security Council President giving a press conference after the Somalia discussions. South Africa holds the rotating presidency of the Council for the month of January.
Pictures by: Jacoline Prinsloo
Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane chairs a meeting of the Security Council on the situation in Somalia, in her capacity as Council President. South Africa holds the rotating presidency of the Council for the month of January.  With her is B. Lynn Pascoe, Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs (far right) and Mr Baso Sanqu, South Africa’s Permanent Representative to the UN.
Picture by: Jacoline Prinsloo
President of South Africa Mr Jacob Zuma meeting with Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.
Picture by: Jacoline Prinsloo
Wide view of Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane in her capacity as President of the UNSC chairs a meeting on Darfur.
Picture by: Jacoline Prinsloo
 

 

 

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