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Deputy Minister Fransman; the Mayor of Arcueil, Mr Daniel Breuiller; and South Africa's Ambassador to France, Ms Dolana Msimang; hold a book written by Ms Jacqueline Derens Commemorating the life of Ms Dulcie September, Arcueil, France, 29 March 2013.
Deputy Minister Fransman; the Mayor of Arcueil, Mr Daniel Breuiller; and South Africa's Ambassador to France, Ms Dolana Msimang; hold a book written by Ms Jacqueline Derens Commemorating the life of Ms Dulcie September, Arcueil, France, 29 March 2013. Picture: Unati Ngamntwini
 
Fifth BICS Summit opening - BRICS Business Council signs Agreements, Durban, South Africa, 27 March 2013.
Fifth BRICS Summit opening - BRICS Business Council signs Agreements, Durban, South Africa, 27 March 2013. Picture: Jacoline Prinsloo
 
President Jacob Zuma with President Dilma Rousseff, President Vladimir Putin and President Xi Jigping at the BRICS Breakfast with Captains of Industry announce the BRICS Business Council. Minister Anand Sharma represents the Indian Prime Minister. The Chair of proceedings is Minister of Trade and Industry Mr Rob Davies, Durban, South Africa, 27 March 2013.
President Jacob Zuma with President Dilma Rousseff, President Vladimir Putin and President Xi Jigping at the BRICS Breakfast with Captains of Industry announce the BRICS Business Council. Minister Anand Sharma represents the Indian Prime Minister. The Chair of proceedings is Minister of Trade and Industry Mr Rob Davies, Durban, South Africa, 27 March 2013. Picture: Jacoline Prinsloo
 
First Lady of South Africa, Thobeka Madiba Zuma; First Lady of the Republic of Ethiopia, Roman Tesfaye Abneh and KwaZulu-Natal first Lady; Dr May Mkhize looking at Zulu dancers at the Valley of a Thousand hills, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, 27 March 2013.
First Lady of South Africa,  Thobeka Madiba Zuma; First Lady of the Republic of Ethiopia, Roman Tesfaye Abneh and KwaZulu-Natal first Lady; Dr May Mkhize looking at Zulu dancers at the Valley of a Thousand hills, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, 27 March 2013. Picture: GCIS
 
President Xi Jinping of the People's Republic of China and spouse, Mrs Peng Liyuan, arrive at King Shaka Airport, Durban, South Africa, 26 March 2013.

President Xi Jinping of the People's Republic of China and spouse, Mrs Peng Liyuan, arrive at King Shaka Airport, Durban, South Africa, 26 March 2013. Picture: Jacoline Prinsloo

 
President Dilma Rousseff of Brazil arrives at the King Shaka Airport, Durban ahead of the Fifth BRICS Summit. She is received by Minister of Public Works Thembelani, Thulas Nxesi, Durban, South Africa, 26 March 2013.
President Dilma Rousseff of Brazil arrives at the King Shaka Airport, Durban ahead of the Fifth BRICS Summit. She is received by Minister of Public Works Thembelani, Thulas Nxesi, Durban, South Africa, 26 March 2013. Picture: GCIS
 
President Vladimir Putin of the Russian Federation arrives at the King Shaka Airport, Durban, ahead of the Fifth BRICS Summit. He is received by South Africa's Minister of Defence and Military Veterans, Ms Nosiviwe Noluthando Mapisa-Nqakula, Durban, South Africa, 26 March 2013.
President Vladimir Putin of the Russian Federation arrives at the King Shaka Airport, Durban, ahead of the Fifth BRICS Summit. He is received by South Africa's Minister of Defence and Military Veterans, Ms Nosiviwe Noluthando Mapisa-Nqakula, Durban, South Africa, 26 March 2013. Picture: Government photographers
 
Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane with Minister Rob Davies attend the Business BRICS Colloquium. Seated next to the Minister Nkoana-Mashabane is Patrice Motsepe and on her right is Progressive Business Forum, Mr Renier Schoeman, Durban, South Africa, 25 March 2013.
Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane with Minister Rob Davies attend the Business BRICS Colloquium. Seated next to the Minister Nkoana-Mashabane is Patrice Motsepe and on her right is Progressive Business Forum, Mr Renier Schoeman, Durban, South Africa, 25 March 2013. Picture: Jacoline Prinsloo
 
President Jacob Zuma briefs the media on the hosting of the BRICS Summit and the events that occurred in the Central African Republic, Sefako Makgatho Guest House, Pretoria, South Africa, 25 March 2013.
President Jacob Zuma briefs the media on the hosting of the BRICS Summit and the events that occurred in the Central African Republic, Sefako Makgatho Guest House, Pretoria, South Africa, 25 March 2013. Picture: Unati Ngamntwini
 
Deputy Minister Marius Fransman at a BRICS Policy Dialogue organised by OXFAM and the NEPAD Agency. The panel members from left to right: Ms Eleanor Maeresera (AFRODAD), Prof Florence Nazare (Nepad), Deputy Minister Marius Fransman (DIRCO), Mr Pranay Sinha (Expert on Development Aid and South South Corporation, India) and Prof Liu Haifang (Centre for African Studies, University of Peking), 25 March 2013.

Deputy Minister Marius Fransman at a BRICS Policy Dialogue organised by OXFAM and the NEPAD Agency.
The panel members from left to right: Ms Eleanor Maeresera (AFRODAD), Prof Florence Nazare (Nepad), Deputy Minister Marius Fransman (DIRCO), Mr Pranay Sinha (Expert on Development Aid and South South Corporation, India) and Prof Liu Haifang (Centre for African Studies, University of Peking), 25 March 2013. Picture: Jacoline Prinsloo

 
Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane at a Morning Live, New Age Breakfast Show. She is accompanied by Brazil Sherpa Ambassador Maria Edileuza Fontenelle Reis (far left), Russia Sherpa Ambassador Vadim Lukov (second to left), centre Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, India Sherpa Ambassador Pinak Ranjan Chakravarty and China's Sherpa DG Zhang Jun, ICC Durban, South Africa, 25 March 2013.

Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane at a Morning Live, New Age Breakfast Show. She is accompanied by Brazil Sherpa Ambassador Maria Edileuza Fontenelle Reis (far left), Russia Sherpa Ambassador Vadim Lukov (second to left), centre Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, India Sherpa Ambassador Pinak Ranjan Chakravarty and China's Sherpa DG Zhang Jun, ICC Durban, South Africa, 25 March 2013. Picture: Jacoline Prinsloo

 
Minister of Higher Education and Training, Dr Blade Nzimande, who also serves as a member of the Inter-Ministerial Committee on BRICS, addresses the BRICS Summit roadshow, Clermont, KwaZulu-Natal, 22 March 2013.

Minister of Higher Education and Training, Dr Blade Nzimande, who also serves as a member of the Inter-Ministerial Committee on BRICS, addresses the BRICS Summit roadshow, Clermont, KwaZulu-Natal, 22 March 2013. Picture: Jacoline Prinsloo

 
Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane addresses the media regarding Prof Karabus's acquittal of his court case in the UAE, OR Tambo Buidling, Pretoria, South Africa, 21 March 2013.
Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane addresses the media regarding Prof Karabus's acquittal of his court case in the UAE, OR Tambo Buidling, Pretoria, South Africa, 21 March 2013. Picture: Jacoline Prinsloo
 
Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Ms T Joemat-Pettersson addresses the community during the BRICS roadshow in Nelspruit, Mpumalanga Province, South Africa, 18 March 2013.

Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Ms T Joemat-Pettersson addresses the community during the BRICS roadshow in Nelspruit, Mpumalanga Province, South Africa, 18 March 2013. Picture: Jacoline Prinsloo

 
Group photo of the Foreign Ministers attending the Fifth Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD-V) Ministerial Preparatory Meeting, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 16-17 March 2013.
Group photo of the Foreign Ministers attending the Fifth Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD-V) Ministerial Preparatory Meeting, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 16-17 March 2013. Picture: Unati Ngamntwini
 
Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane addresses members of BUSA and Black Business Council (BBC), at the BRICS-BUSA Business Breakfast, Sandton, Johannesburg, South Africa, 15 March 2013.
Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane addresses members of BUSA and Black Business Council (BBC), at the BRICS-BUSA Business Breakfast, Sandton, Johannesburg, South Africa, 15 March 2013. Picture: Unati Ngamntwini
 
Minister Maite Nkaona-Mashabane visits Gorée Island, Senegal. This island was used to ship out slaves during the slavery period. She also stood at the door of the point of no return where the slaves were moved to the ships that took them across the waters to lands unknown, Senegal, 14 March 2013.
Minister Maite Nkaona-Mashabane visits Gorée Island, Senegal.  This island was used to ship out slaves during the slavery period. She also stood at the door of the point of no return where the slaves were moved to the ships that took them across the waters to lands unknown, Senegal, 14 March 2013. Picture: Jacoline Prinsloo
 
Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane pays a Courtesy Call on President Macky Sall of Senegal, Republic of Senegal, 13 March 2013.

Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane pays a Courtesy Call on President Macky Sall of Senegal, Republic of Senegal, 13 March 2013. Picture: Jacoline Prinsloo

 
Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane at the BRICS Academic Forum opening dinner event hosted by the Mayor of Durban, Mr James Nxumalo, Durban, South Africa, 10 March 2013.

Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane at the BRICS Academic Forum opening dinner event hosted by the Mayor of Durban, Mr James Nxumalo, Durban, South Africa, 10 March 2013. Picture: Jacoline Prinsloo

 
Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane signs the Condolences Book at the Official Residence of Ambassador Antonio Montilla of Venezuela following the passing on of President Hugo Chávez, Pretoria, South Africa, 7 March 2013.
Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane signs the Condolences Book at the Official Residence of Ambassador Antonio Montilla of Venezuela following the passing on of President Hugo Chávez, Pretoria, South Africa, 7 March 2013. Picture: Jacoline Prinsloo
 
left to right: Deputy High Commissioner of India, Mr Armstrong; Ambassador of China, Tian Xuejun; Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane; KwaZulu-Natal Premier, Dr Zweli Mkhize; Mayor of Ethekweni Municipality, Cllr James Nxumalo; Ambassador of the Russian Federation, Mikhail I. Petrakov; and Ambassador of Asia and the Middle East, A Sooklal; at the KwaZulu-Natal BRICS road show held at the Moses Mabhiba Stadium, Durban South Africa, 5 March 2013.
left to right: Deputy High Commissioner of India, Mr Armstrong; Ambassador of China, Tian Xuejun; Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane; KwaZulu-Natal Premier, Dr Zweli Mkhize; Mayor of Ethekweni Municipality, Cllr James Nxumalo; Ambassador of the Russian Federation, Mikhail I. Petrakov; and Ambassador of Asia and the Middle East, A Sooklal; at the KwaZulu-Natal BRICS road show held at the Moses Mabhiba Stadium, Durban South Africa, 5 March 2013. Picture: Reinhardt Hartzenberg (KZN Office of the Premier)
 
Deputy Minister Marius Fransman addresses a Breakfast Meeting for the Western Cape Province's leg of the nation-wide Fifth BRICS Summit road show, Cape Town, South Africa, 5 March 2013.
Deputy Minister Marius Fransman addresses a Breakfast Meeting for the Western Cape Province's leg of the nation-wide Fifth BRICS Summit road show, Cape Town, South Africa, 5 March 2013. Picture: Unati Ngamntwini
 
Deputy Minister Marius Fransman meets with the United Arab Emirates Under-Secretary of Foreign Affairs, Mr Abdullah Al Hamed in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 3 March 2013.
Deputy Minister Marius Fransman meets with the United Arab Emirates Under-Secretary of Foreign Affairs, Mr Abdullah Al Hamed in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 3 March 2013. Picture: Jacoline Prinsloo
 
Deputy Minister Marius Fransman meets with Professor Cyril Karabus in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 3 March 2013.
Deputy Minister Marius Fransman meets with Professor Cyril Karabus in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 3 March 2013. Picture: Jacoline Prinsloo
 
Deputy Minister Ebrahim participates in a public debate on BRICS. The ActionAid BRICS panel discussion is held at the Women’s Gaol, Constitutional Hill, Braamfontein, Johannesburg, South Africa, 28 February 2013.

Deputy Minister Ebrahim participates in a public debate on BRICS. The ActionAid BRICS panel discussion is held at the Women’s Gaol, Constitutional Hill, Braamfontein, Johannesburg, South Africa, 28 February 2013. Picture: Jacoline Prinsloo

 
Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Ms Tina Joemat-Pettersson, delivers a keynote address at the BRICS Roadshow held in Kimberley, Northern Cape South Africa, 28 February 2013.
Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Ms Tina Joemat-Pettersson, delivers a keynote address at the BRICS Roadshow held in Kimberley, Northern Cape South Africa, 28 February 2013. Picture: Unati Ngamntwini
 
Deputy Minister Marius Fransman and UN Resident Representative, Dr. Agostinho Zacarias, exchange documents at the conclusion of the signing ceremony, Pretoria, South Africa, 26 February 2013.
Deputy Minister Marius Fransman and UN Resident Representative, Dr. Agostinho Zacarias, exchange documents at the conclusion of the signing ceremony, Pretoria, South Africa, 26 February 2013. Picture: Unati Ngamntwini
 
Minister of Science and Technology, Mr Derek Hanekom, speaks at a BRICS roadshow held in Sandton Convention Centre, 23 February 2013, Johanesburg, South Africa.

Minister of Science and Technology, Mr Derek Hanekom, speaks at a BRICS roadshow held in Sandton Convention Centre, 23 February 2013, Johanesburg, South Africa. Picture: Jacoline Prinsloo

 
Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane meets with her Chinese counterpart, Minister Yang Jiechi, at the Taj Hotel, Cape Town, South Africa, 18 February 2013.
Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane meets with her Chinese counterpart, Minister Yang Jiechi, at the Taj Hotel, Cape Town, South Africa, 18 February 2013. Picture: Jacoline Prinsloo
 
Ambassador Anil Sooklal briefs the South Africa National Editors Forum (SANEF) in Cape Town, South Africa, 17 February 2013.
Ambassador Anil Sooklal briefs the South Africa National Editors Forum (SANEF) in Cape Town, South Africa, 17 February 2013. Picture: Jacoline Prinsloo
 
Deputy Minister Ebrahim briefs the media on international developments, Pretoria, South Africa, 13 February 2013.
Deputy Minister Ebrahim briefs the media on international developments, Pretoria, South Africa, 13 February 2013. Picture: Unati Ngamntwini
 
Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane with the Russian Foreign Minister, Mr Sergey Lavrov, during a Press Conference held in Pretoria, South Africa, 12 February 2013.
Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane with the Russian Foreign Minister, Mr Sergey Lavrov, during a Press Conference held in Pretoria, South Africa, 12 February 2013. Picture: Jacoline Prinsloo
 
Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane meets with Minister Donskoy from the Russian Federation, OR Tambo Building, Pretoria, South Africa, 3 February 2013.
Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane meets with Minister Donskoy from the Russian Federation, OR Tambo Building, Pretoria, South Africa, 3 February 2013. Picture: Jacoline Prinsloo
 
(right to left) Mr R Sampanthan (leader of the NPA party of Sri Lanka), Deputy Minister Ebrahim Ebrahim, Deputy Minister of Economic Development Ms Hlengiwe Mkhize and South African High Commissioner to Sri Lanka Mr Jeff Doige, Lenasia, Johannesburg, South Africa, 2 February 2013.
(right to left) Mr R Sampanthan (leader of the NPA party of Sri Lanka), Deputy Minister Ebrahim Ebrahim, Deputy Minister of Economic Development Ms Hlengiwe Mkhize and South African High Commissioner to Sri Lanka Mr Jeff Doige, Lenasia, Johannesburg, South Africa, 2 February 2013. Picture: Jacoline Prinsloo
 
Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane addresses the guests during the 15 year Diplomatic Relations Celebration at the Chinese Embassy, Pretoria, South Africa, 31 January 2013.
Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane addresses the guests during the 15 year Diplomatic Relations Celebration at the Chinese Embassy, Pretoria, South Africa, 31 January 2013. Picture: Jacoline Prinsloo

 

Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, briefs the media on international developments - the outcomes of the recent African Union Summit, developments in Mali, RSA trainers in the Central African Republic and other developments on the continent; Centurion, South Africa, 31 January 2013.
Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane briefs the media on international developments - the outcomes of the recent African Union Summit, developments in Mali, RSA trainers in the Central African Republic and other developments on the continent; Centurion, South Africa, 31 January 2013. Picture: Unati Ngamntwini
 
Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at the official opening of the Commercial Office of the High Commission of the Republic of Singapore, Sandton, Johannesburg. From left to right: Ng How Yue (2nd Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Trade and Industry, Singapore) Deputy Minister Ebrahim Ebrahim and High Commissioner of Singapore to South Africa HE Bernard Baker, 25 January 2013.
 
Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Mr Ebrahim Ebrahim briefs the media on international issues, Pretoria, South Africa, Thursday, 24 January 2013.
 
Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Mr Ebrahim Ebrahim briefs the media on international issues, Pretoria, South Africa, Thursday, 24 January 2013. Picture: Jacoline Prinsloo
 
Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Mr Ebrahim Ebrahim addresses the community Polokwane, Limpopo, South Africa, 23 January 2013.
Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Mr Ebrahim Ebrahim addresses the community Polokwane, Limpopo, South Africa, 23 January 2013. Picture: Jacoline Prinsloo
 
Media Workshop on the Fifth BRICS Summit, Pretoria, South Africa, 15 January 2013.
Media Workshop on the Fifth BRICS Summit, Pretoria, South Africa, 15 January 2013. Picture: Jacoline Schoonees
 


 

 

PHOTO GALLERY ARCHIVES
 
Deputy Minister Fransman attends a ceremony in honour of anti-apartheid activist Dulcie September, Arcueil, France
Deputy Minister Fransman; the Mayor of Arcueil, Mr Daniel Breuiller; and South Africa's Ambassador to France, Ms Dolana Msimang; hold a book written by Ms Jacqueline Derens Commemorating the life of Ms Dulcie September, Arcueil, France, 29 March 2013. Deputy Minister Fransman; the Mayor of Arcueil, Mr Daniel Breuiller; and South Africa's Ambassador to France, Ms Dolana Msimang; hold a book written by Ms Jacqueline Derens Commemorating the life of Ms Dulcie September, Arcueil, France, 29 March 2013.
Deputy Minister Fransman lays a wreath at the Commemoration and Wreath Laying Ceremony for Dulcie September. The Mayor of Arcueil, Mr Daniel Breuiller and South Afirca's Ambassador to France, Ms Dolana Msimang, look on, Arcueil, France, 29 March 2013. Deputy Minister Fransman lays a wreath at the Commemoration and Wreath Laying Ceremony for Dulcie September. The Mayor of Arcueil, Mr Daniel Breuiller and South Afirca's Ambassador to France, Ms Dolana Msimang, look on, Arcueil, France, 29 March 2013.
Deputy Minister Fransman gestures as he delivers a Keynote Address at the Commemoration and Wreath Laying Ceremony for Dulcie September in Arcueil, France, 29 March 2013. Deputy Minister Fransman gestures as he delivers a Keynote Address at the Commemoration and Wreath Laying Ceremony for Dulcie September in Arcueil, France, 29 March 2013.



Pictures: Unati Ngamntwini
Deputy Minister Fransman gestures as he delivers a Keynote Address at the Commemoration and Wreath Laying Ceremony for Dulcie September in Arcueil, France, 29 March 2013.
Deputy Minister Fransman gestures as he delivers a Keynote Address at the Commemoration and Wreath Laying Ceremony for Dulcie September in Arcueil, France, 29 March 2013.
 
Fifth BRICS Summit, Durban, South Africa
Fifth BICS Summit opening - BRICS Business Council signs Agreements, Durban, South Africa, 27 March 2013.

Fifth BICS Summit opening - BRICS Business Council signs Agreements, Durban, South Africa, 27 March 2013.

Fifth BICS Summit opening - BRICS Business Council signs Agreements, Durban, South Africa, 27 March 2013.
Fifth BICS Summit opening - BRICS Business Council signs Agreements, Durban, South Africa, 27 March 2013.
Fifth BICS Summit opening - BRICS Business Council signs Agreements, Durban, South Africa, 27 March 2013.
Fifth BICS Summit opening - BRICS Business Council signs Agreements, Durban, South Africa, 27 March 2013.
Fifth BICS Summit opening - BRICS Business Council signs Agreements, Durban, South Africa, 27 March 2013.
President Jacob Zuma with President Dilma Rousseff, President Vladimir Putin and President Xi Jigping at the BRICS Breakfast with Captains of Industry announce the BRICS Business Council. Minister Anand Sharma represents the Indian Prime Minister. The Chair of proceedings is Minister of Trade and Industry Mr Rob Davies, Durban, South Africa, 27 March 2013.

President Jacob Zuma with President Dilma Rousseff, President Vladimir Putin and President Xi Jigping at the BRICS Breakfast with Captains of Industry announce the BRICS Business Council. Minister Anand Sharma represents the Indian Prime Minister. The Chair of proceedings is Minister of Trade and Industry Mr Rob Davies, Durban, South Africa, 27 March 2013.

Pictures: Jacoline Prinsloo

President Jacob Zuma with President Dilma Rousseff, President Vladimir Putin and President Xi Jigping at the BRICS Breakfast with Captains of Industry announce the BRICS Business Council. Minister Anand Sharma represents the Indian Prime Minister. The Chair of proceedings is Minister of Trade and Industry Mr Rob Davies, Durban, South Africa, 27 March 2013.
President Jacob Zuma with President Dilma Rousseff, President Vladimir Putin and President Xi Jigping at the BRICS Breakfast with Captains of Industry announce the BRICS Business Council. Minister Anand Sharma represents the Indian Prime Minister. The Chair of proceedings is Minister of Trade and Industry Mr Rob Davies, Durban, South Africa, 27 March 2013.
President Jacob Zuma with President Dilma Rousseff, President Vladimir Putin and President Xi Jigping at the BRICS Breakfast with Captains of Industry announce the BRICS Business Council. Minister Anand Sharma represents the Indian Prime Minister. The Chair of proceedings is Minister of Trade and Industry Mr Rob Davies, Durban, South Africa, 27 March 2013.
President Jacob Zuma with President Dilma Rousseff, President Vladimir Putin and President Xi Jigping at the BRICS Breakfast with Captains of Industry announce the BRICS Business Council. Minister Anand Sharma represents the Indian Prime Minister. The Chair of proceedings is Minister of Trade and Industry Mr Rob Davies, Durban, South Africa, 27 March 2013.
President Jacob Zuma with President Dilma Rousseff, President Vladimir Putin and President Xi Jigping at the BRICS Breakfast with Captains of Industry announce the BRICS Business Council. Minister Anand Sharma represents the Indian Prime Minister. The Chair of proceedings is Minister of Trade and Industry Mr Rob Davies, Durban, South Africa, 27 March 2013.
President Jacob Zuma with President Dilma Rousseff, President Vladimir Putin and President Xi Jigping at the BRICS Breakfast with Captains of Industry announce the BRICS Business Council. Minister Anand Sharma represents the Indian Prime Minister. The Chair of proceedings is Minister of Trade and Industry Mr Rob Davies, Durban, South Africa, 27 March 2013.
 

BRICS Side Event - First Ladies KwaZulu-Natal Province Visits

First Lady of South Africa; Thobeka Madiba Zuma plants a tree along with First Lady of the Republic of Ethiopia; Roman Tesfaye Abneh at Umlazi Comtech High School, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, 27 March 2013. First Lady of South Africa,  Thobeka Madiba Zuma plants a tree along with First Lady of the Republic of Ethiopia; Roman Tesfaye Abneh at Umlazi Comtech High School, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, 27 March 2013.
First Lady of South Africa, Thobeka Madiba Zuma; First Lady of the Republic of Ethiopia, Roman Tesfaye Abneh and KwaZulu-Natal first Lady; Dr May Mkhize at the Valley of a Thousand Hills, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, 27 March 2013. First Lady of South Africa,  Thobeka Madiba Zuma; First Lady of the Republic of Ethiopia, Roman Tesfaye Abneh and KwaZulu-Natal first Lady; Dr May Mkhize at the Valley of a Thousand Hills, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, 27 March 2013.
First Lady of South Africa, Thobeka Madiba Zuma; First Lady of the Republic of Ethiopia, Roman Tesfaye Abneh and KwaZulu-Natal first Lady; Dr May Mkhize looking at Zulu dancers at the Valley of a Thousand hills, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, 27 March 2013.

First Lady of South Africa,  Thobeka Madiba Zuma; First Lady of the Republic of Ethiopia, Roman Tesfaye Abneh and KwaZulu-Natal first Lady; Dr May Mkhize looking at Zulu dancers at the Valley of a Thousand hills, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, 27 March 2013.

First Lady of South Africa, Thobeka Madiba Zuma; First Lady of the Republic of Ethiopia, Roman Tesfaye Abneh and KwaZulu-Natal first Lady; at the Valley of a Thousand Hills, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, 27 March 2013. First Lady of South Africa,  Thobeka Madiba Zuma; First Lady of the Republic of Ethiopia, Roman Tesfaye Abneh and KwaZulu-Natal first Lady; at the Valley of a Thousand Hills, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, 27 March 2013.
First Lady of South Africa, Thobeka Madiba Zuma; First Lady of the Republic of Ethiopia, Roman Tesfaye Abneh and KwaZulu-Natal first Lady; Dr May Mkhize looking at Zulu dancers at the Valley of a Thousand hills, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, 27 March 2013. First Lady of South Africa,  Thobeka Madiba Zuma; First Lady of the Republic of Ethiopia, Roman Tesfaye Abneh and KwaZulu-Natal first Lady; Dr May Mkhize looking at Zulu dancers at the Valley of a Thousand hills, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, 27 March 2013.
First Lady of South Africa, Thobeka Madiba Zuma; First Lady of the Republic of Ethiopia, Roman Tesfaye Abneh and KwaZulu-Natal first Lady; at the Valley of a Thousand Hills, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, 27 March 2013. First Lady of South Africa,  Thobeka Madiba Zuma; First Lady of the Republic of Ethiopia, Roman Tesfaye Abneh and KwaZulu-Natal first Lady; at the Valley of a Thousand Hills, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, 27 March 2013.

Pictures: GCIS
 
President Xi Jinping of the People's Republic of China and spouse Mrs Peng Liyuan arrive at the King Shaka Airport, Durban ahead of the Fifth BRICS Summit
President Xi Jinping of the People's Republic of China and spouse, Mrs Peng Liyuan, arrive at King Shaka Airport, Durban, South Africa, 26 March 2013.

President Xi Jinping of the People's Republic of China and spouse, Mrs Peng Liyuan, arrive at King Shaka Airport, Durban, South Africa, 26 March 2013.

Pictures: Jacoline Prinsloo

President Xi Jinping of the People's Republic of China and spouse, Mrs Peng Liyuan, arrive at King Shaka Airport, Durban, South Africa, 26 March 2013.
President Xi Jinping of the People's Republic of China and spouse, Mrs Peng Liyuan, arrive at King Shaka Airport, Durban, South Africa, 26 March 2013.
 
President Dilma Rousseff of Brazil arrives at the King Shaka Airport, Durban ahead of the Fifth BRICS Summit
President Dilma Rousseff of Brazil arrives at the King Shaka Airport, Durban ahead of the Fifth BRICS Summit. She is received by Minister of Public Works Thembelani, Thulas Nxesi, Durban, South Africa, 26 March 2013. President Dilma Rousseff of Brazil arrives at the King Shaka Airport, Durban ahead of the Fifth BRICS Summit. She is received by Minister of Public Works Thembelani, Thulas Nxesi, Durban, South Africa, 26 March 2013.

Pictures: GCIS
President Dilma Rousseff of Brazil arrives at the King Shaka Airport, Durban ahead of the Fifth BRICS Summit. She is received by Minister of Public Works Thembelani, Thulas Nxesi, Durban, South Africa, 26 March 2013.
President Dilma Rousseff of Brazil arrives at the King Shaka Airport, Durban ahead of the Fifth BRICS Summit. She is received by Minister of Public Works Thembelani, Thulas Nxesi, Durban, South Africa, 26 March 2013.
 
President Vladimir Putin of the Russian Federation arrives at King Shaka Airport, Durban, ahead of the Fifth BRICS Summit
President Vladimir Putin of the Russian Federation arrives at the King Shaka Airport, Durban, ahead of the Fifth BRICS Summit. He is received by South Africa's Minister of Defence and Military Veterans, Ms Nosiviwe Noluthando Mapisa-Nqakula, Durban, South Africa, 26 March 2013.

President Vladimir Putin of the Russian Federation arrives at the King Shaka Airport, Durban, ahead of the Fifth BRICS Summit. He is received by South Africa's Minister of Defence and Military Veterans, Ms Nosiviwe Noluthando Mapisa-Nqakula, Durban, South Africa, 26 March 2013.

Pictures: Government photographers

President Vladimir Putin of the Russian Federation arrives at the King Shaka Airport, Durban, ahead of the Fifth BRICS Summit. He is received by South Africa's Minister of Defence and Military Veterans, Ms Nosiviwe Noluthando Mapisa-Nqakula, Durban, South Africa, 26 March 2013.
President Vladimir Putin of the Russian Federation arrives at the King Shaka Airport, Durban, ahead of the Fifth BRICS Summit. He is received by South Africa's Minister of Defence and Military Veterans, Ms Nosiviwe Noluthando Mapisa-Nqakula, Durban, South Africa, 26 March 2013.
President Vladimir Putin of the Russian Federation arrives at the King Shaka Airport, Durban, ahead of the Fifth BRICS Summit. He is received by South Africa's Minister of Defence and Military Veterans, Ms Nosiviwe Noluthando Mapisa-Nqakula, Durban, South Africa, 26 March 2013.
President Vladimir Putin of the Russian Federation arrives at the King Shaka Airport, Durban, ahead of the Fifth BRICS Summit. He is received by South Africa's Minister of Defence and Military Veterans, Ms Nosiviwe Noluthando Mapisa-Nqakula, Durban, South Africa, 26 March 2013.
 
Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane with Minister Rob Davies attend a Business BRICS Colloquium, Durban, South Africa
BIRCS Colloquium growd picture, Durban, South Africa, 25 March 2013. BIRCS Colloquium growd picture, Durban, South Africa, 25 March 2013.
Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane with Minister Rob Davies attend a Business BRICS Colloquium. Seated next to the Minister Nkoana-Mashabane is Patrice Motsepe, Durban, South Africa, 25 March 2013. Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane with Minister Rob Davies attend a Business BRICS Colloquium. Seated next to the Minister Nkoana-Mashabane is Patrice Motsepe, Durban, South Africa, 25 March 2013.
Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane with Minister Rob Davies attend a Business BRICS Colloquium. Seated next to Minister Nkoana-Mashabane is Patrice Motsepe and on Mr Iqbal Surve, Durban, South Africa, 25 March 2013. Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane with Minister Rob Davies attend a Business BRICS Colloquium.  Seated next to Minister Nkoana-Mashabane is Patrice Motsepe and on Mr Iqbal Surve, Durban, South Africa, 25 March 2013.
Minister Rob Davies attends a Business BRICS Colloquium, seated next to him is Mr Iqbal Surve, Durban, South Africa, 25 March 2013. Minister Rob Davies attends a Business BRICS Colloquium, seated next to him is Mr Iqbal Surve, Durban, South Africa, 25 March 2013.
Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane with Minister Rob Davies attend the Business BRICS Colloquium. Seated next to the Minister Nkoana-Mashabane is Patrice Motsepe and on her right is Progressive Business Forum, Mr Renier Schoeman, Durban, South Africa, 25 March 2013. Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane with Minister Rob Davies attend the Business BRICS Colloquium. Seated next to the Minister Nkoana-Mashabane is Patrice Motsepe and on her right is Progressive Business Forum, Mr Renier Schoeman, Durban, South Africa, 25 March 2013.

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Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane with Minister Rob Davies attend the Business BRICS Colloquium. Seated next to the Minister Nkoana-Mashabane is Patrice Motsepe and on her right is Progressive Business Forum, Mr Renier Schoeman, Durban, South Africa, 25 March 2013.
 
President Zuma holds a Media Conference on Fifth BRICS Summit, Pretoria, South Africa
President Jacob Zuma briefs the media on the hosting of the BRICS Summit and the events that occurred in the Central African Republic, Sefako Makgatho Guest House, Pretoria, South Africa, 25 March 2013. President Jacob Zuma briefs the media on the hosting of the BRICS Summit and the events that occurred in the Central African Republic, Sefako Makgatho Guest House, Pretoria, South Africa, 25 March 2013.

Pictures: Unati Ngamntwini
President Jacob Zuma briefs the media on the hosting of the BRICS Summit and the events that occurred in the Central African Republic, Sefako Makgatho Guest House, Pretoria, South Africa, 25 March 2013.
President Jacob Zuma briefs the media on the hosting of the BRICS Summit and the events that occurred in the Central African Republic, Sefako Makgatho Guest House, Pretoria, South Africa, 25 March 2013.
 
Deputy Minister Marius Fransman at a BRICS Policy Dialogue organised by OXFAM and the NEPAD Agency
Deputy Minister Marius Fransman at a BRICS Policy Dialogue organised by OXFAM and the NEPAD Agency, 25 March 2013.

Deputy Minister Marius Fransman at a BRICS Policy Dialogue organised by OXFAM and the NEPAD Agency.

The panel members from left to right: Ms Eleanor Maeresera (AFRODAD), Prof Florence Nazare (Nepad), Deputy Minister Marius Fransman (DIRCO), Mr Pranay Sinha (Expert on Development Aid and South South Corporation, India) and Prof Liu Haifang (Centre for African Studies, University of Peking), 25 March 2013.

Pictures: Jacoline Prinsloo

Deputy Minister Marius Fransman at a BRICS Policy Dialogue organised by OXFAM and the NEPAD Agency. The panel members from left to right: Ms Eleanor Maeresera (AFRODAD), Prof Florence Nazare (Nepad), Deputy Minister Marius Fransman (DIRCO), Mr Pranay Sinha (Expert on Development Aid and South South Corporation, India) and Prof Liu Haifang (Centre for African Studies, University of Peking), 25 March 2013.
Deputy Minister Marius Fransman at a BRICS Policy Dialogue organised by OXFAM and the NEPAD Agency. The panel members from left to right: Ms Eleanor Maeresera (AFRODAD), Prof Florence Nazare (Nepad), Deputy Minister Marius Fransman (DIRCO), Mr Pranay Sinha (Expert on Development Aid and South South Corporation, India) and Prof Liu Haifang (Centre for African Studies, University of Peking), 25 March 2013.
 
Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane appears on a Morning Live, New Age Breakfast Show
Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane at a Morning Live, New Age Breakfast Show. She is accompanied by Brazil Sherpa Ambassador Maria Edileuza Fontenelle Reis (far left), Russia Sherpa Ambassador Vadim Lukov (second to left), centre Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, India Sherpa Ambassador Pinak Ranjan Chakravarty and China's Sherpa DG Zhang Jun, ICC Durban, South Africa, 25 March 2013.

Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane at a Morning Live, New Age Breakfast Show. She is accompanied by Brazil Sherpa Ambassador Maria Edileuza Fontenelle Reis (far left), Russia Sherpa Ambassador Vadim Lukov (second to left), centre Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, India Sherpa Ambassador Pinak Ranjan Chakravarty and China's Sherpa DG Zhang Jun, ICC Durban, South Africa, 25 March 2013.

Pictures: Jacoline Prinsloo

Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane at a Morning Live, New Age Breakfast Show. She is accompanied by Brazil Sherpa Ambassador Maria Edileuza Fontenelle Reis (far left), Russia Sherpa Ambassador Vadim Lukov (second to left), centre Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, India Sherpa Ambassador Pinak Ranjan Chakravarty and China's Sherpa DG Zhang Jun, ICC Durban, South Africa, 25 March 2013.
Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane at a Morning Live, New Age Breakfast Show, ICC Durban, South Africa, 25 March 2013
Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane at a Morning Live, New Age Breakfast Show, ICC Durban, South Africa, 25 March 2013.
 
Minister Nzimande addresses KZN BRICS road show, Clermont, KwaZulu-Natal
BRICS Summit roadshow, Clermont, KwaZulu-Natal, 22 March 2013.

Minister of Higher Education and Training, Dr Blade Nzimande, who also serves as a member of the Inter-Ministerial Committee on BRICS, addresses the BRICS Summit roadshow, Clermont, KwaZulu-Natal, 22 March 2013.

Pictures: Jacoline Prinsloo

BRICS Summit roadshow, Clermont, KwaZulu-Natal, 22 March 2013.
Minister of Higher Education and Training, Dr Blade Nzimande, who also serves as a member of the Inter-Ministerial Committee on BRICS, addresses the BRICS Summit roadshow, Clermont, KwaZulu-Natal, 22 March 2013.
Minister of Higher Education and Training, Dr Blade Nzimande, who also serves as a member of the Inter-Ministerial Committee on BRICS, addresses the BRICS Summit roadshow, Clermont, KwaZulu-Natal, 22 March 2013.
Minister of Higher Education and Training, Dr Blade Nzimande, who also serves as a member of the Inter-Ministerial Committee on BRICS, addresses the BRICS Summit roadshow, Clermont, KwaZulu-Natal, 22 March 2013.
 
Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane addresses the media regarding Prof Karabus's acquittal of his court case in the UAE
Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane addresses the media regarding Prof Karabus's acquittal of his court case in the UAE, OR Tambo Buidling, Pretoria, South Africa, 21 March 2013.

Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane addresses the media regarding Prof Karabus's acquittal of his court case in the UAE, OR Tambo Buidling, Pretoria, South Africa, 21 March 2013.

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Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane addresses the media regarding Prof Karabus's acquittal of his court case in the UAE, OR Tambo Buidling, Pretoria, South Africa, 21 March 2013.
 
BRICS Summit road show, Mpumalanga Province
Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Ms T Joemat-Pettersson addresses the community during the BRICS roadshow in Nelspruit, Mpumalanga Province, South Africa, 18 March 2013. Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Ms T Joemat-Pettersson addresses the community during the BRICS roadshow in Nelspruit, Mpumalanga Province, South Africa, 18 March 2013.
Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Ms T Joemat-Pettersson addresses the community during the BRICS roadshow in Nelspruit, Mpumalanga Province, South Africa, 18 March 2013.
Executive Mayor of Ehlanzeni District Municipality, Ms L Shongwe, during the BRICS roadshow in Nelspruit, Mpumalanga Province, South Africa, 18 March 2013. Executive Mayor of Ehlanzeni District Municipality, Ms L Shongwe, during the BRICS roadshow in Nelspruit, Mpumalanga Province, South Africa, 18 March 2013.
Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Ms T Joemat-Pettersson is hosted by Executive Mayor of Ehlanzeni District Municipality, Ms L Shongwe, Nelspruit, Mpumalanga Province, South Africa, 18 March 2013.

Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Ms T Joemat-Pettersson is hosted by Executive Mayor of Ehlanzeni District Municipality, Ms L Shongwe, Nelspruit, Mpumalanga Province, South Africa, 18 March 2013.

Pictures: Jacoline Prinsloo

Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Ms T Joemat-Pettersson is hosted by Executive Mayor of Ehlanzeni District Municipality, Ms L Shongwe, Nelspruit, Mpumalanga Province, South Africa, 18 March 2013.
Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Ms T Joemat-Pettersson is hosted by Executive Mayor of Ehlanzeni District Municipality, Ms L Shongwe, Nelspruit, Mpumalanga Province, South Africa, 18 March 2013.
Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Ms T Joemat-Pettersson is hosted by Executive Mayor of Ehlanzeni District Municipality, Ms L Shongwe, Nelspruit, Mpumalamga Province, South Africa, 18 March 2013.
 
Fifth Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD-V) Ministerial Preparatory Meeting, Addis Ababa, Federal Republic of Ethiopia
Deputy Minister Fransman has a Bilateral Meeting with Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida of Japan at the start of the second day the Fifth Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD-V) Ministerial Preparatory Meeting, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 16-17 March 2013. Deputy Minister Fransman has a Bilateral Meeting with Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida of Japan at the start of the second day the Fifth Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD-V) Ministerial Preparatory Meeting, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 16-17 March 2013.
Deputy Minister Fransman has a Bilateral Meeting with Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida of Japan at the start of the second day the Fifth Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD-V) Ministerial Preparatory Meeting, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 16-17 March 2013.
Deputy Minister Fransman delivers an Intervention during the second day of the Fifth Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD-V) Ministerial Preparatory Meeting, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 16-17 March 2013. Deputy Minister Fransman delivers an Intervention during the second day of the Fifth Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD-V) Ministerial Preparatory Meeting, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 16-17 March 2013.
Group photo of the Foreign Ministers attending the Fifth Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD-V) Ministerial Preparatory Meeting, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 16-17 March 2013. Group photo of the Foreign Ministers attending the Fifth Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD-V) Ministerial Preparatory Meeting, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 16-17 March 2013.
Deputy Minister Marius Fransman attends the Fifth Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD-V) Ministerial Preparatory Meeting, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 16-17 March 2013. Deputy Minister Marius Fransman attends the Fifth Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD-V) Ministerial Preparatory Meeting, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 16-17 March 2013.

Pictures: Unati Ngamntwini
Deputy Minister Marius Fransman attends the Fifth Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD-V) Ministerial Preparatory Meeting, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 16-17 March 2013.
 
Minister Nkoana-Mashabane addresses BUSA on SA’s hosting of the 5th BRICS Summit, Johannesburg, South Africa
Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane addresses members of BUSA and Black Business Council (BBC), at the BRICS-BUSA Business Breakfast, Sandton, Johannesburg, South Africa, 15 March 2013. Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane addresses members of BUSA and Black Business Council (BBC), at the BRICS-BUSA Business Breakfast, Sandton, Johannesburg, South Africa, 15 March 2013.

Pictures: Unati Ngamntwini
Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane addresses members of BUSA and Black Business Council (BBC), at the BRICS-BUSA Business Breakfast, Sandton, Johannesburg, South Africa, 15 March 2013.
 
Working Visit by Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane to the Republic of Senegal
Minister Maite Nkaona-Mashabane visits Gorée Island, Senegal. This island was used to ship out slaves during the slavery period. She also stood at the door of the point of no return where the slaves were moved to the ships that took them across the waters to lands unknown, Senegal, 14 March 2013.

Minister Maite Nkaona-Mashabane visits Gorée Island, Senegal.  This island was used to ship out slaves during the slavery period. She also stood at the door of the point of no return where the slaves were moved to the ships that took them across the waters to lands unknown, Senegal, 14 March 2013.

Pictures: Jacoline Prinsloo

Minister Maite Nkaona-Mashabane visits Gorée Island, Senegal. This island was used to ship out slaves during the slavery period. She also stood at the door of the point of no return where the slaves were moved to the ships that took them across the waters to lands unknown, Senegal, 14 March 2013.
Minister Maite Nkaona-Mashabane visits Gorée Island, Senegal. This island was used to ship out slaves during the slavery period. She also stood at the door of the point of no return where the slaves were moved to the ships that took them across the waters to lands unknown, Senegal, 14 March 2013.
Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane pays a Courtesy Call on President Macky Sall of Senegal, Republic of Senegal, 13 March 2013. Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane pays a Courtesy Call on President Macky Sall of Senegal, Republic of Senegal, 13 March 2013.
Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane pays a Courtesy Call on President Macky Sall of Senegal, Republic of Senegal, 13 March 2013.
Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane meets with Foreign Minister Mankeur Ndiaye of Senegal, Republic of Senegal, 13 March 2013. Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane meets with Foreign Minister Mankeur Ndiaye of Senegal, Republic of Senegal, 13 March 2013.

Pictures: Jacoline Prinsloo
Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane meets with Foreign Minister Mankeur Ndiaye of Senegal, Republic of Senegal, 13 March 2013.
 
Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane attends the BRICS Academic Forum opening dinner event hosted by the Mayor of Durban, Mr James Nxumalo, Durban, South Africa
Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane at the BRICS Academic Forum opening dinner event hosted by the Mayor of Durban, Mr James Nxumalo, Durban, South Africa, 10 March 2013.

Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane at the BRICS Academic Forum opening dinner event hosted by the Mayor of Durban, Mr James Nxumalo, Durban, South Africa, 10 March 2013.

Pictures: Jacoline Prinsloo

Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane at the BRICS Academic Forum opening dinner event hosted by the Mayor of Durban, Mr James Nxumalo, Durban, South Africa, 10 March 2013.
Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane at the BRICS Academic Forum opening dinner event hosted by the Mayor of Durban, Mr James Nxumalo, Durban, South Africa, 10 March 2013.
Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane at the BRICS Academic Forum opening dinner event hosted by the Mayor of Durban, Mr James Nxumalo, Durban, South Africa, 10 March 2013.
Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane at the BRICS Academic Forum opening dinner event hosted by the Mayor of Durban, Mr James Nxumalo, Durban, South Africa, 10 March 2013.
 
Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane signs the Condolences Book following the passing on of President Hugo Chávez of Venezuela, Pretoria, South Africa
Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane with Ambassador, Mr Antonio Montilla of Venezuala, address the media after the Minister signed the Condolences Book, Pretoria, South Africa, 7 March 2013.

Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane with Ambassador, Mr Antonio Montilla of Venezuala, address the media after the Minister signed the Condolences Book, Pretoria, South Africa, 7 March 2013.

Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane with Ambassador, Mr Antonio Montilla of Venezuala, address the media after the Minister signed the Condolences Book, Pretoria, South Africa, 7 March 2013.
Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane greets Ambassador Antonio Montilla of Venezuela. Minister Nkoana-Mashabane went to the official residence of the Ambassador to sign the Condolences Book following the passing on of President Hugo Chávez, Pretoria, South Africa, 7 March 2013. Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane greets Ambassador Antonio Montilla of Venezuela. Minister Nkoana-Mashabane went to the official residence of the Ambassador to sign the Condolences Book following the passing on of President Hugo Chávez, Pretoria, South Africa, 7 March 2013.
Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane signs the Condolences Book at the Official Residence of Ambassador Antonio Montilla of Venezuela following the passing on of President Hugo Chávez, Pretoria, South Africa, 7 March 2013. Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane signs the Condolences Book at the Official Residence of Ambassador Antonio Montilla of Venezuela following the passing on of President Hugo Chávez, Pretoria, South Africa, 7 March 2013.

Pictures: Jacoline Prinsloo
 
Road Show for the Fifth BRICS Summit, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal
Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane addresses the BRICS KZN roadshow, Durban, South Africa, 5 March 2013.

Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane addresses the BRICS KZN roadshow, Durban, South Africa, 5 March 2013.

Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane with KwaZulu-Natal Premier, Dr Zweli Mkhize, during a tour of the ICC in Durban where the Fifth BRICS Summit will be hosted, Durban South Africa, 5 March 2013.

Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane with KwaZulu-Natal Premier, Dr Zweli Mkhize, during a tour of the ICC in Durban where the Fifth BRICS Summit will be hosted, Durban South Africa, 5 March 2013.

left to right: Deputy High Commissioner of India, Mr Armstrong; Ambassador of China, Tian Xuejun; Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane; KwaZulu-Natal Premier, Dr Zweli Mkhize; Mayor of Ethekweni Municipality, Cllr James Nxumalo; Ambassador of the Russian Federation, Mikhail I. Petrakov; and Ambassador of Asia and the Middle East, A Sooklal; at the KwaZulu-Natal BRICS road show held at the Moses Mabhiba Stadium, Durban South Africa, 5 March 2013. left to right: Deputy High Commissioner of India, Mr Armstrong; Ambassador of China, Tian Xuejun; Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane; KwaZulu-Natal Premier, Dr Zweli Mkhize; Mayor of Ethekweni Municipality, Cllr James Nxumalo; Ambassador of the Russian Federation, Mikhail I. Petrakov; and Ambassador of Asia and the Middle East, A Sooklal; at the KwaZulu-Natal BRICS road show held at the Moses Mabhiba Stadium, Durban South Africa, 5 March 2013.

Pictures: Reinhardt Hartzenberg (KZN Office of the Premier)
 
Deputy Minister Fransman addresses Western Cape BRICS Summit road show, Cape Town, South Africa
Deputy Minister Fransman addresses the crowd at Mitchels Plain during the Western Cape BRICS Summit road show, Cape Town, South Africa, 5 March 2013. Minister Patel and Deputy Minister Fransman address the crowd at Mitchels Plain during the Western Cape BRICS Summit road show, Cape Town, South Africa, 5 March 2013.
Deputy Minister Fransman addresses the crowd at Mitchels Plain during the Western Cape BRICS Summit road show, Cape Town, South Africa, 5 March 2013.
Minister Patel  addresses the crowd at Mitchels Plain during the Western Cape BRICS Summit road show, Cape Town, South Africa, 5 March 2013.
Deputy Minister Marius Fransman addresses a Breakfast Meeting for the Western Cape Province's leg of the nation-wide Fifth BRICS Summit road show, Cape Town, South Africa, 5 March 2013. Deputy Minister Marius Fransman addresses a Breakfast Meeting for the Western Cape Province's leg of the nation-wide Fifth BRICS Summit road show, Cape Town, South Africa, 5 March 2013.

Pictures: Unati Ngamntwini
Deputy Minister Marius Fransman addresses a Breakfast Meeting for the Western Cape Province's leg of the nation-wide Fifth BRICS Summit road show, Cape Town, South Africa, 5 March 2013.
 
Deputy Minister Fransman travels to the United Arab Emirates
Deputy Minister Marius Fransman meets with the United Arab Emirates Under-Secretary of Foreign Affairs, Mr Abdullah Al Hamed in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 3 March 2013. Deputy Minister Marius Fransman meets with the United Arab Emirates Under-Secretary of Foreign Affairs, Mr Abdullah Al Hamed in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 3 March 2013.
Deputy Minister Marius Fransman meets with the United Arab Emirates Under-Secretary of Foreign Affairs, Mr Abdullah Al Hamed in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 3 March 2013.
Deputy Minister Marius Fransman meets with the United Arab Emirates Under-Secretary of Foreign Affairs, Mr Abdullah Al Hamed in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 3 March 2013.
Deputy Minister Marius Fransman (far right) and Mr Fanus Venter (Corporate Services Manager at the Abu Dhabi South African Embassy, pictured in the back) with Professor Cyril Karabus outside the South African Embassy inAbu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 3 March 2013.

Deputy Minister Marius Fransman (far right) and Mr Fanus Venter (Corporate Services Manager at the Abu Dhabi South African Embassy, pictured in the back)  with Professor Cyril Karabus outside the South African Embassy inAbu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 3 March 2013.

Deputy Minister Marius Fransman meets with Professor Cyril Karabus in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 3 March 2013. Deputy Minister Marius Fransman meets with Professor Cyril Karabus in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 3 March 2013.
Deputy Minister Marius Fransman (far right) with Professor Cyril Karabus outside the South African Embassy in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 3 March 2013.

Deputy Minister Marius Fransman (far right) with Professor Cyril Karabus outside the South African Embassy in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 3 March 2013.

Deputy Minister Marius Fransman greets Professor Cyril Karabus inside the South African Embassy in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Pictured in the centre is Mr Kevin Oosthuizen, Chargé d'Affairs of the South African Embassy in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 3 March 2013.

Deputy Minister Marius Fransman greets Professor Cyril Karabus inside the South African Embassy in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Pictured in the centre is Mr Kevin Oosthuizen, Chargé d'Affairs of the South African Embassy in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 3 March 2013.

Deputy Minister Marius Fransman (far right) walks with Professor Cyril Karabus outside the South African Embassy in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 3 March 2013. Deputy Minister Marius Fransman (far right) walks with Professor Cyril Karabus outside the South African Embassy in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 3 March 2013.
Deputy Minister Marius Fransman (right) walks with Professor Cyril Karabus outside the South African Embassy in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 3 March 2013.

Deputy Minister Marius Fransman (right) walks with Professor Cyril Karabus outside the South African Embassy in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 3 March 2013.

Deputy Minister Marius Fransman (far right) and Mr Fanus Venter (Corporate Services Manager at the Abu Dhabi South African Embassy, pictured in the centre) with Professor Cyril Karabus outside the South African Embassy in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 3 March 2013. Deputy Minister Marius Fransman (far right) and Mr Fanus Venter (Corporate Services Manager at the Abu Dhabi South African Embassy, pictured in the centre)  with Professor Cyril Karabus outside the South African Embassy in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 3 March 2013.

Pictures: Jacoline Prinsloo

 
Deputy Minister Ebrahim participates in a public debate on BRICS at Constitutional Hill, Braamfontein, Johannesburg, South Africa
The ActionAid BRICS panel discussion held at the Women’s Gaol, Constitutional Hill, Johannesburg, South Africa, 28 February 2013.

The ActionAid BRICS panel discussion is held at the Women’s Gaol, Constitutional Hill, Johannesburg.
Panel members: Left to right, Fatima Shabodien (Country Director ActionAid South Africa); Prof Patrick Bond (UKZN School of Development Studies; and Dr Rasigan Maharajh (Director of the Institute for Economic Research on Innovation: Faculty of Economics and Finance TUT); and Deputy Minister Ebrahim Ebrahim, Braamfontein, Johannesburg, South Africa, 28 February 2013.

Pictures: Jacoline Prinsloo

The ActionAid BRICS panel discussion held at the Women’s Gaol, Constitutional Hill, Johannesburg, South Africa, 28 February 2013.
Deputy Minister Ebrahim participates in a public debate on BRICS. The ActionAid BRICS panel discussion is held at the Women’s Gaol, Constitutional Hill, Braamfontein, Johannesburg, South Africa, 28 February 2013.
 
BRICS Inter-Ministerial Committee Member, Minister Joemat-Pettersson, addresses roadshow in the Northern Cape
Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Ms Tina Joemat-Pettersson, delivers a keynote address at the BRICS Roadshow held in Kimberley, Northern Cape South Africa, 28 February 2013.

Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Ms Tina Joemat-Pettersson, delivers a keynote address at the BRICS Roadshow held in Kimberley, Northern Cape South Africa, 28 February 2013.

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Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Ms Tina Joemat-Pettersson, delivers a keynote address at the BRICS Roadshow held in Kimberley, Northern Cape South Africa, 28 February 2013.
Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Ms Tina Joemat-Pettersson, delivers a keynote address at the BRICS Roadshow held in Kimberley, Northern Cape South Africa, 28 February 2013.
Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Ms Tina Joemat-Pettersson, delivers a keynote address at the BRICS Roadshow held in Kimberley, Northern Cape South Africa, 28 February 2013.
 
South Africa and the United Nations sign the Strategic Cooperation Framework: 2013-17, Pretoria, South Africa
Deputy Minister Marius Fransman and UN Resident Representative, Dr. Agostinho Zacarias, sign the Strategic Cooperation Framework: 2013-17 agreements during the signing ceremony, Pretoria, South Africa, 26 February 2013. Deputy Minister Marius Fransman and UN Resident Representative, Dr. Agostinho Zacarias, sign the Strategic Cooperation Framework: 2013-17 agreements during the signing ceremony, Pretoria, South Africa, 26 February 2013.
Deputy Minister Marius Fransman and UN Resident Representative, Dr. Agostinho Zacarias, exchange documents at the conclusion of the signing ceremony, Pretoria, South Africa, 26 February 2013. Deputy Minister Marius Fransman and UN Resident Representative, Dr. Agostinho Zacarias, exchange documents at the conclusion of the signing ceremony, Pretoria, South Africa, 26 February 2013.
UN Resident Representative, Dr Agostinho Zacarias, addresses the media at the conclusion of the signing ceremony, Pretoria, South Africa, 26 February 2013. UN Resident Representative, Dr Agostinho Zacarias, addresses the media at the conclusion of the signing ceremony, Pretoria, South Africa, 26 February 2013.
Deputy Minister Marius Fransman and UN Resident Representative, Dr. Agostinho Zacarias engage in discussions, Pretoria, South Africa, 26 February 2013. Deputy Minister Marius Fransman and UN Resident Representative, Dr. Agostinho Zacarias engage in discussions, Pretoria, South Africa, 26 February 2013.
Deputy Minister Marius Fransman addresses the media at the conclusion of the Strategic Cooperation Framework: 2013-17 signing ceremony, Pretoria, South Africa, 26 February 2013. Deputy Minister Marius Fransman addresses the media at the conclusion of the Strategic Cooperation Framework: 2013-17 signing ceremony, Pretoria, South Africa, 26 February 2013.

Pictures: Unati Ngamntwini
 
BRICS Inter-Ministerial Committee Member, Minister Hanekom, to address roadshow in Gauteng
Gauteng Premier, Mrs Nomvula Mokonyane, addresses the BRICS Gauteng roadshow, 23 February 2013, Johanesburg, South Africa.

Gauteng Premier, Mrs Nomvula Mokonyane, addresses the BRICS Gauteng roadshow, 23 February 2013, Johanesburg, South Africa.

Community members attend the BRICS roadshow held in Sandton Convention Centre, 23 February 2013, Johanesburg, South Africa. Community members attend the BRICS roadshow held in Sandton Convention Centre, 23 February 2013, Johanesburg, South Africa.
(left to right) Ambassador Jerry Matjila (Director General of the Department of International Relations and Cooperation), Minister Derek Hanekom, Department of Science, and Technology and Gauteng Premier, Mrs Nomvula Mokonyane, 23 February 2013, Johanesburg, South Africa.

(left to right) Ambassador Jerry Matjila (Director General of the Department of International Relations and Cooperation), Minister Derek Hanekom, Department of Science, and Technology and Gauteng Premier, Mrs Nomvula Mokonyane, 23 February 2013, Johanesburg, South Africa.

BRICS roadshow in Sandton Convention Centre, 23 February 2013, Johanesburg, South Africa BRICS roadshow in Sandton Convention Centre, 23 February 2013, Johanesburg, South Africa
Minister of Science and Technology, Mr Derek Hanekom, speaks at a BRICS roadshow held in Sandton Convention Centre, 23 February 2013, Johanesburg, South Africa.

Minister of Science and Technology, Mr Derek Hanekom, speaks at a BRICS roadshow held in Sandton Convention Centre, 23 February 2013, Johanesburg, South Africa.

Pictures: Jacoline Prinsloo

Minister of Science and Technology, Mr Derek Hanekom, speaks at a BRICS roadshow held in Sandton Convention Centre, 23 February 2013, Johanesburg, South Africa.
Minister of Science and Technology, Mr Derek Hanekom, speaks at a BRICS roadshow held in Sandton Convention Centre, 23 February 2013, Johanesburg, South Africa.
 
Minister Nkoana-Mashabane hosts her Chinese Counterpart Minister Yang Jiechi, Cape Town, South Africa
Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane meets with her Chinese counterpart, Minister Yang Jiechi, at the Taj Hotel, Cape Town, South Africa, 18 February 2013. Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane meets with her Chinese counterpart, Minister Yang Jiechi, at the Taj Hotel, Cape Town, South Africa, 18 February 2013.
Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane meets with her Chinese counterpart, Minister Yang Jiechi, at the Taj Hotel, Cape Town, South Africa, 18 February 2013.
Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane meets with her Chinese counterpart, Minister Yang Jiechi, at the Taj Hotel, Cape Town, South Africa, 18 February 2013.
Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane Nkoana-Mashabane with her Chinese Counterpart, Minister Yang Jiechi, during their meeting held in Cape Town, South Africa, 18 February 2013.

Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane Nkoana-Mashabane with her Chinese Counterpart, Minister Yang Jiechi, during their meeting held in Cape Town, South Africa, 18 February 2013.

Pictures: Jacoline Prinsloo

Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane Nkoana-Mashabane with her Chinese Counterpart, Minister Yang Jiechi, during their meeting held in Cape Town, South Africa, 18 February 2013.
Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane Nkoana-Mashabane with her Chinese Counterpart, Minister Yang Jiechi, during their meeting held in Cape Town, South Africa, 18 February 2013.
 
Ambassador Anil Sooklal briefs the South Africa National Editors Forum (SANEF) in Cape Town, South Africa
Ambassador Anil Sooklal briefs the South Africa National Editors Forum (SANEF) in Cape Town, South Africa. Seated next to him is Nicolas Dawes, Chairperson of SANEF, 17 February 2013. Ambassador Anil Sooklal briefs the South Africa National Editors Forum (SANEF) in Cape Town, South Africa. Seated next to him is Nicolas Dawes, Chairperson of SANEF, 17 February 2013.

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Ambassador Anil Sooklal briefs the South Africa National Editors Forum (SANEF) in Cape Town, South Africa. Seated next to him is Nicolas Dawes, Chairperson of SANEF, 17 February 2013.
Ambassador Anil Sooklal briefs the South Africa National Editors Forum (SANEF) in Cape Town, South Africa. Seated next to him is Nicolas Dawes, Chairperson of SANEF, 17 February 2013.
 
Deputy Minister Ebrahim briefs media on international developments, Pretoria, South Africa
Deputy Minister Ebrahim briefs the media on international developments, Pretoria, South Africa, 13 February 2013.

Deputy Minister Ebrahim briefs the media on international developments, Pretoria, South Africa, 13 February 2013.

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Deputy Minister Ebrahim briefs the media on international developments, Pretoria, South Africa, 13 February 2013.
 
Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane hosts Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov of Russia, Pretoria, South Africa
Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane with the Russian Foreign Minister, Mr Sergey Lavrov, during a Press Conference held in Pretoria, South Africa, 12 February 2013. Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane with the Russian Foreign Minister, Mr Sergey Lavrov, during a Press Conference held in Pretoria, South Africa, 12 February 2013.
Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane with the Russian Foreign Minister, Mr Sergey Lavrov, during a Press Conference held in Pretoria, South Africa, 12 February 2013.
Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane and Russian Foreign Minister, Mr Sergey Lavrov, during their meeting held in Pretoria, South Africa, 12 February 2013. Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane and Russian Foreign Minister, Mr Sergey Lavrov, during their meeting held in Pretoria, South Africa, 12 February 2013.
Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane with Russian Foreign Minister, Mr Sergey Lavrov, during a one on one meeting held in Pretoria, South Africa, 12 February 2013. Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane with Russian Foreign Minister, Mr Sergey Lavrov, during a one on one meeting held in Pretoria, South Africa, 12 February 2013.

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Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane with Russian Foreign Minister, Mr Sergey Lavrov, during a one on one meeting held in Pretoria, South Africa, 12 February 2013.
 
South Africa-Russia ITEC Co-Chairpersons Meeting, Pretoria, South Africa
Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane meets with Minister Donskoy from the Russian Federation, OR Tambo Building, Pretoria, South Africa, 3 February 2013.

Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane meets with Minister Donskoy from the Russian Federation, OR Tambo Building, Pretoria, South Africa, 3 February 2013.

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Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane meets with Minister Donskoy from the Russian Federation, OR Tambo Building, Pretoria, South Africa, 3 February 2013.
Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane meeting with Minister Donskoy from the Russian Federation, OR Tambo Building, Pretoria, South Africa, 3 February 2013.
 
Deputy Minister Ebrahim Ebrahim, South African High Commissioner to Sri Lanka Mr Geoffrey Doidge, Deputy Minister of Economic Development Ms Hlengiwe Mkhize; attend a public meeting, Lenasia, Johannesburg with a visiting Tamil National Alliance (TNA) delegation from Sri Lanka
(right to left) Mr R Sampanthan (leader of the NPA party of Sri Lanka), Deputy Minister Ebrahim Ebrahim, Lenasia, Johannesburg, South Africa, 2 February 2013. (right to left) Mr R Sampanthan (leader of the NPA party of Sri Lanka), Deputy Minister Ebrahim Ebrahim, Lenasia, Johannesburg, South Africa, 2 February 2013.
(right to left) Mr R Sampanthan (leader of the NPA party of Sri Lanka), Deputy Minister Ebrahim Ebrahim, Deputy Minister of Economic Development Ms Hlengiwe Mkhize and South African High Commissioner to Sri Lanka Mr Jeff Doige, Lenasia, Johannesburg, South Africa, 2 February 2013. (right to left) Mr R Sampanthan (leader of the NPA party of Sri Lanka), Deputy Minister Ebrahim Ebrahim, Deputy Minister of Economic Development Ms Hlengiwe Mkhize and South African High Commissioner to Sri Lanka Mr Jeff Doige, Lenasia, Johannesburg, South Africa, 2 February 2013.
(right to left) Mr R Sampanthan (leader of the NPA party of Sri Lanka), Deputy Minister Ebrahim Ebrahim, Deputy Minister of Economic Development Ms Hlengiwe Mkhize and South African High Commissioner to Sri Lanka Mr Jeff Doige, Lenasia, Johannesburg, South Africa, 2 February 2013. (right to left) Mr R Sampanthan (leader of the NPA party of Sri Lanka), Deputy Minister Ebrahim Ebrahim, Deputy Minister of Economic Development Ms Hlengiwe Mkhize and South African High Commissioner to Sri Lanka Mr Jeff Doige, Lenasia, Johannesburg, South Africa, 2 February 2013.

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Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane addresses the guests during the 15 year Diplomatic Relations Celebration at the Chinese Embassy, Pretoria, South Africa

Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane addresses the guests during the 15 year Diplomatic Relations Celebration at the Chinese Embassy, Pretoria, South Africa, 31 January 2013. Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane addresses the guests during the 15 year Diplomatic Relations Celebration at the Chinese Embassy, Pretoria, South Africa, 31 January 2013.
Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane with China's Ambassador H E Mr TIAN Xuejun during the 15 year Diplomatic Relations Celebration at the Chinese Embassy, Pretoria, South Africa, 31 January 2013. Ambassador TIAN Xuejun shows the Minister around the Embassy.

Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane with China's Ambassador H E Mr TIAN Xuejun during the 15 year Diplomatic Relations Celebration at the Chinese Embassy, Pretoria, South Africa, 31 January 2013. Ambassador TIAN Xuejun shows the Minister around the Embassy.

Pictures: Jacoline Prinsloo

Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane with China's Ambassador H E Mr TIAN Xuejun during the 15 year Diplomatic Relations Celebration at the Chinese Embassy, Pretoria, South Africa, 31 January 2013. Ambassador TIAN Xuejun shows the Minister around the Embassy.
 
Minister Nkoana-Mashabane briefs media on international developments, Centurion, South Africa
Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, briefs the media on international developments - the outcomes of the recent African Union Summit, developments in Mali, RSA trainers in the Central African Republic and other developments on the continent; Centurion, South Africa, 31 January 2013. Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane briefs the media on international developments - the outcomes of the recent African Union Summit, developments in Mali, RSA trainers in the Central African Republic and other developments on the continent; Centurion, South Africa, 31 January 2013.

Pictures: Unati Ngamntwini
Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, briefs the media on international developments - the outcomes of the recent African Union Summit, developments in Mali, RSA trainers in the Central African Republic and other developments on the continent; Centurion, South Africa, 31 January 2013.
Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, briefs the media on international developments - the outcomes of the recent African Union Summit, developments in Mali, RSA trainers in the Central African Republic and other developments on the continent; Centurion, South Africa, 31 January 2013.
Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, briefs the media on international developments - the outcomes of the recent African Union Summit, developments in Mali, RSA trainers in the Central African Republic and other developments on the continent; Centurion, South Africa, 31 January 2013.
 

Deputy Minister Ebrahim Ebrahim at the official opening of the Commercial Office of the High Commission of the Republic of Singapore, Sandton, Johannesburg

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at the opening of the Commercial Office of the High Commission of the Republic of Singapore, Sandton, Johannesburg. Left to right: Mr Ng How Yue (2nd Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Trade and Industry, Singapore) Deputy Minister Ebrahim Ebrahim and High Commissioner of Singapore to South Africa H E Bernard Baker, Gauteng MEC for Economic Development and Planning Mr Nkosiphendule Kolisile and Mr Teo Eng Cheong CEO of International Enterprise Singapore, 25 January 2013.

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at the opening of the Commercial Office of the High Commission of the Republic of Singapore, Sandton, Johannesburg. Left to right: Mr Ng How Yue (2nd Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Trade and Industry, Singapore)  Deputy Minister Ebrahim Ebrahim and High Commissioner of Singapore to South Africa H E Bernard Baker, Gauteng MEC for Economic Development and Planning Mr Nkosiphendule Kolisile and Mr Teo Eng Cheong CEO of International Enterprise Singapore, 25 January 2013.

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at the official opening of the Commercial Office of the High Commission of the Republic of Singapore, Sandton, Johannesburg. From left to right: Ng How Yue (2nd Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Trade and Industry, Singapore) Deputy Minister Ebrahim Ebrahim and High Commissioner of Singapore to South Africa HE Bernard Baker, 25 January 2013.

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at the  official opening of the Commercial Office of the High Commission of the Republic of Singapore, Sandton, Johannesburg.  From left to right: Ng How Yue (2nd Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Trade and Industry, Singapore)  Deputy Minister Ebrahim Ebrahim and High Commissioner of Singapore to South Africa HE Bernard Baker, 25 January 2013.

Deputy Minister Ebrahim Ebrahim delivers the Keynote Addres at the official opening of the Commercial Office of the High Commission of the Republic of Singapore, Sandton, Johannesburg, 25 January 2013. Deputy Minister Ebrahim Ebrahim delivers the Keynote Addres at the official opening of the Commercial Office of the High Commission of the Republic of Singapore, Sandton, Johannesburg, 25 January 2013.

Pictures: Jacoline Prinsloo
Deputy Minister Ebrahim Ebrahim delivers the Keynote Addres at the official opening of the Commercial Office of the High Commission of the Republic of Singapore, Sandton, Johannesburg, 25 January 2013.
 
Deputy Minister Ebrahim briefs media on international developments
Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Mr Ebrahim Ebrahim briefs the media on international issues, Pretoria, South Africa, Thursday, 24 January 2013.

Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Mr Ebrahim Ebrahim briefs the media on international issues, Pretoria, South Africa, Thursday, 24 January 2013.

Pictures: Jacoline Prinsloo

Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Mr Ebrahim Ebrahim briefs the media on international issues, Pretoria, South Africa, Thursday, 24 January 2013.
Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Mr Ebrahim Ebrahim briefs the media on international issues, Pretoria, South Africa, Thursday, 24 January 2013.
 
First BRICS roadshow takes place in Polokwane, Limpopo Province, South Africa
A small baby girl from the Polokwane community attends the first BRICS roadshow Polokwane, Limpopo, South Africa, 23 January 2013.

A small baby girl from the Polokwane community attends the first BRICS roadshow Polokwane, Limpopo, South Africa, 23 January 2013.

Minister Collins Chabane addresses the community on the first BRICS roadshow Polokwane, Limpopo, South Africa, 23 January 2013.

Minister Collins Chabane addresses the community on the first BRICS roadshow Polokwane, Limpopo, South Africa, 23 January 2013.

Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Mr Ebrahim Ebrahim addresses the community Polokwane, Limpopo, South Africa, 23 January 2013. Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Mr Ebrahim Ebrahim addresses the community Polokwane, Limpopo, South Africa, 23 January 2013.
Polokwane community members attend the first BRICS roadshow at the Jack Botes hall, Polokwane, Limpopo, South Africa, 23 January 2013. Polokwane community members attend the first BRICS roadshow at the Jack Botes hall, Polokwane, Limpopo, South Africa, 23 January 2013.

Pictures: Jacoline Prinsloo

 
Media Workshop on the Fifth BRICS Summit, Pretoria, South Africa
Media Workshop on the Fifth BRICS Summit, Pretoria, South Africa, 15 January 2013. Media Workshop on the Fifth BRICS Summit, Pretoria, South Africa, 15 January 2013.

Pictures: Jacoline Schoonees

Media Workshop on the Fifth BRICS Summit, Pretoria, South Africa, 15 January 2013.
Media Workshop on the Fifth BRICS Summit, Pretoria, South Africa, 15 January 2013.
Media Workshop on the Fifth BRICS Summit, Pretoria, South Africa, 15 January 2013.
Media Workshop on the Fifth BRICS Summit, Pretoria, South Africa, 15 January 2013.
Media Workshop on the Fifth BRICS Summit, Pretoria, South Africa, 15 January 2013.
Media Workshop on the Fifth BRICS Summit, Pretoria, South Africa, 15 January 2013.
 
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