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Deccember 2009
2009/12/31 President JG Zuma’s 2010 new year’s message to the Nation
2009/12/31 President Jacob G. Zuma joins the 51st Anniversary Celebrations of the Cuban Revolution
2009/12/28 Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane extends condolences on the death of anti-apartheid activist and poet, Professor Dennis Brutus
2009/12/18 Address by President Jacob Zuma at UN Climate Change Conference, Copenhagen, 18 December 2009
2009/12/17

Statement by the Government of the Republic of South Africa on the current health status of President Musa Yar’Adua, 17 December 2009.

2009/12/17 Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane extends condolences on the occasion of the passing on of former Minister of health and MP of the African National Congress, Hon. Manto Tshabalala-Msimang.
2009/12/11 Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane’s welcoming address at the Occasion of the Opening of the OR Tambo building, 11 December 2009
2009/12/11 Address by President Jacob Zuma on the occasion of the Official Opening of DIRCO’s O.R Tambo Building, 11th December 2009
2009/12/11 Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane’s Christmas Message to DIRCO Officials – December 11th, 2009
2009/12/11 The Director-General’s Speech on the occasion of the Official Opening of the new DIRCO Building – December 11th, 2009
2009/12/09 Joint communiqué issued by the President of the Republic of South Africa, His Excellency Mr. Jacob Gedleyihlekisa Zuma and His Excellency Mr. Ruphaih Bwezani Banda, The President of the Republic of Zambia at the end of the State Visit to Zambia from 7th to 9th December 2009.
2009/12/09 Deputy Minister Sue van der Merwe to represent the Department at the Memorial Service of High Commissioner Nkondo
2009/12/08 Toast Remarks by Deputy Minister Ebrahim I Ebrahim on the occasion of the National Day of Japan, Pretoria, 8 December 2009
2009/12/08 President Jacob Zuma congratulates Namibian Counterpart on his Re-Election
2009/12/08 President Jacob Zuma to attend High Level Segment of the COP-15 scheduled for 18 December 2009, in Copenhagen
2009/12/08 President Jacob G. Zuma to Inaugurate the New DIRCO Building
2009/12/07 Remarks by President JG Zuma at the State Banquet hosted by President RB Banda in His honour during State Visit in Lusaka, Zambia, 7 December 2009
2009/12/07 President Jacob Zuma arrives in Zambia for a State Visit, 07-09 December 2009
2009/12/07 Opening Remarks for Deputy Minister Ebrahim Ebrahim at the Second Annual SA – Switzerland Consultation, Pretoria, 7 December 2009
2009/12/07 Deputy Minister Ebrahim Ebrahim to Co-Chair Second SA / Switzerland Annual Consultations in Pretoria, 07 December 2009
2009/12/04 Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane extends Condolences on the Death of Former High Commissioner to Namibia, Mr Curtis Nkondo
2009/12/04 Statement by Ambassador Baso Sangqu, Permanent Representative of South Africa to the United Nations and Head of South African Delegation to the High-Level United Nations Conference on South-South Cooperation held in Nairobi, Kenya from 1 – 3 December 2009
2009/12/04 Deputy Minister Ebrahim Ebrahim to Co-chair Second SA/Switzerland Annual Consultations in Pretoria, 07 December 2009
2009/12/04 Statement on the Cabinet Meeting of 2 December 2009, Pretoria
2009/12/04 Press Statement on the deteriorating Human Rights Situation in the Western Sahara Occupied Territories
2009/12/03 Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane concludes visit to Cuba and calls for more life and impetus in the South Africa-Cuba Relations.
2009/12/02 Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane concludes to Cuba and Calls for more Life and Impetus in the South Africa – Cuba Relations
2009/12/01 President Jacob Zuma on the Occasion of World Aids Day, Pretoria Showgrounds, 1 December 2009
 
November 2009
2009/11/30 Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane to co-chair the 6th South Africa-Cuba Joint Bilateral Commission, 01-02 December 2009.
2009/11/26 President Zuma arrives for the Commonwealth Heads of Government meeting (chogm), Trinidad and Tobago, 27 - 29 november 2009
2009/11/26 Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, Hard at Work at CHOGM, Trinidad and Tobago, Thursday, 26 November 2009
2009/11/24

Toast Remarks by His Excellency, President J G Zuma on the Official State Visit by their Majesties King Harald V and Queen Sonja of the Kingdom of Norway, 24 November 2009

2009/11/24 Closing Remarks by His Excellency, President J G Zuma on the Official State Visit by their Majesties King Harald V and Queen Sonja of the Kingdom of Norway, 24 November 2009
2009/11/24 Opening and Welcome Remarks by His Excellency, President J G Zuma on the Official State Visit by their Majesties King Harald V and Queen Sonja of the Kingdom of Norway, 24 November 2009.
2009/11/24 South Africa’s response to latest Israeli Settlement Activities in East Jerusalem
2009/11/24

Minister in the Presidency Mr Collins Chabane accompanies their Majesties King Harald V and Queen Sonja of Norway to Cape Town during their State Visit in South Africa

2009/11/24 Vacancies in the Department of International Relations and Cooperation
2009/11/23

Speech by Deputy Minister Ebrahim I Ebrahim on the Occasion of the Ministerial Meeting of the Second Africa-Korea Forum, 24 November, Seoul, Korea

2009/11/23 President Zuma to receive their Majesties King Harald V and Queen Sonja of Norway for a State Visit, 24 - 26 November 2009
2009/11/23 President Jacob Zuma to receive their Majesties King Harald V and Queen Sonja of Norway for a state visit, 24-26 November 2009
2009/11/23 Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane depart for the Commonwealth Heads of Government (chogm), Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago 27-29 November 2009
2009/11/23 Deputy Minister Ebrahim to participate in 2nd Korea-Africa forum, Seoul, Republic of Korea, 24 – 25 November 2009
2009/11/20

Advisory: United Nations International Day of Solidarity with the people of Palestine

2009/11/20 Signing of Financial Agreement between the SAPS and Royal Norwegian Embassy in Support of SAPS Training of the Police Forces of the Sudan
2009/11/20

Statement on the Cabinet Meeting held on 18 November 2009 in Pretoria

2009/11/20 Vacancies in the Department of International Relations and Cooperation
2009/11/19

Press Release on Burundi

2009/11/17 Department of International Relations and Co-operation Media Briefing by the Director-General, Dr Ayanda Ntsaluba at the new International Relations and Co-operation Building on 17 November 2009
2009/11/17 Incoming Visit by His Majesty King Harald V of the Kingdom of Norway to the Republic of South Africa
2009/11/16

Statement of the South African Embassy, Paris, France, on the Debacle regarding the National Anthem.

2009/11/16 Director General, Dr Ayanda Ntsaluba to brief media on South Africa’s international engagements
2009/11/16 South Africa’s Ambassador to Malawi is involved in an Accident
2009/11/15 Minister Nkoana-Mashabane concludes  successful visit to India
2009/11/13 Speech By Minister Nkoana-Mashabane At The Heads Of Mission Conference For The Asia And Middle East Region, New Delhi, India, 13 November 2009
2009/11/13 Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe to attend the World Food Summit, 16-18 November 2009
2009/11/13 Vacancies in the Department of International Relations and Cooperation
2009/11/12 Deputy President Kgelema Motlanthe to Co-Chair 3rd Session of Review Council of SA – Nigeria Bi-National Commission (BNC) in Abuja, Nigeria, 14 – 15 November 2009
2009/11/12 President Jacob Zuma congratulates President Armando Guebuza on his re-election
2009/11/11 Minister’s Speech at the Dinner hosted by the Sri Lankan Foreign Minister, Mr. R. Bogollagama, Sri Lanka, 11 November 2009
2009/11/11 Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane to undertake Official Visit to India, 12 - 15 November 2009
2009/11/11 Vacancies in the Department of International Relations and Cooperation
2009/11/10 Deputy Minister Ebrahim Ebrahim receives ICC Chief Prosecutor, 10 november 2009 
2009/11/10 Media Briefing by Director General of Department of International Relations and Cooperation, Dr Ayanda Ntsaluba, 10 November 2009
2009/11/10 Statement by Ambassador Baso Sangqu, Permanent Representative of South Africa to the United Nations on the Introduction and Adoption of the Resolution entitled "Nelson Mandela International Day"
2009/11/09 Deputy Minister Sue van der Merwe Speech to the World Travel Market, November 9, 2009, London
2009/11/09 Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane to undertake a visit to Sri lanka, 11-12 November 2009
2009/11/09 Deputy Minister Sue Van Der Merwe participates in the World Travel Market,London, 9-10 November 2009
2009/11/09 Director General, Dr Ayanda Ntsaluba to brief Media on South Africa’s International Engagements
2009/11/07 Message of condolence by Deputy Minister of the Department of International Relations and Cooperation, Mr. Ebrahim Ebrahim,  at the funeral service of Mr. Walter Ernst Shafers
2009/11/06 South Africa Endorses Recommendations of UN Human Rights Council’s fact finding mission to Gaza.
2009/11/06

Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane to participate in the 4th Forum on Africa – China Cooperation (FOCAC)

2009/11/05

Address by Deputy Minister Ebrahim Ebrahim on the occasion of the DIRCO 2009 Annual Conference on the Theme: “Closing the gap between Domestic and Foreign Policies”, Southern Sun Hotel, Pretoria, 5 November 2009

2009/11/05 Joint Communiqué on President Jacob Zuma's Visit to Equatorial Guinea
2009/11/05 Statement on the Cabinet Meeting held on 4 November 2009 in Cape Town
2009/11/04 DIRCO Diplomatic Training, Research and Analysis Conference from 05 – 06 November 2009
2009/11/04 Confirmation of the Release of Four South Africans in Equatorial Guinea
2009/11/03 Joint Communiqué of the RSA - Namibia Heads of State Economic Bilateral Meeting held in Pretoria on 3 November 2009
2009/11/03 Opening Remarks by His Excellency, President Jacob Zuma, on the occasion of the South Africa –Namibia Heads of State Economic Bilateral Forum, Presidential Guest House, Pretoria, 3 November 2009
2009/11/03 South Africa to receive a donation of Five Corneas from the Sri Lankan Eye Donation Society, on 04 November 2009
2009/11/02

President Jacob Zuma to Co-Chair South Africa-Namibia Heads of State Economic Bilateral Forum, 03 November, Pretoria

2009/11/01 Deputy Minister Ebrahim to host United Kingdom Minister for Africa Baroness Kinnock
2009/11/01

 Deputy Minister Sue Van Der Merwe to Co-Chair the Sixth Annual South Africa-Spain Consultations

2009/11/01 President Jacob Zuma to Co-Chair SA/Namibia Bilateral Economic Forum
 
October 2009
2009/10/30 Joint Communiqué of the Sixth Session of the Bi-National Commission (BNC) between the Republic of South Africa and the Democratic Republic of Congo held in Pretoria from 27 - 30 October 2009
2009/10/29 Minister Nkoana-Mashabane to receive President J Kabila
2009/10/29 Opening Remarks by Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane at the opening of the Ministerial Session of the RSA/DRC Bi-National Commission held at the Southern Sun Hotel, Pretoria: 29 October 2009
2009/10/29 President Jacob Zuma to Co-Chair the 6th SA-DRC Bi-National Summit, 30 October 2009 in Pretoria
2009/10/29 Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane to participate in the SA/DRC Ministerial Meeting
2009/10/28 Statement by Mr Ebrahim I. Ebrahim, Deputy Minister of  International Relations and Co-operation of the Republic of South Africa, at the Al Quds International Forum, Rabat, Morocco, 28 October 2009
2009/10/27

Transcript of the Opening Remarks by the International Relations and Cooperation Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane on the occasion of the 8th Session of the South Africa-Russia Intergovernmental Committee on Trade and Economic Cooperation (ITEC), 27 October 2009, Cape Town.

2009/10/27

Joint Ministerial Statement on the Eighth Session of the Inter-Governmental Committee on Trade and Economic Cooperation between South Africa and the Russian Federation.

2009/10/27 Working Visit by President J Kabila of the Democratic Republic of Congo to the Republic of South Africa to attend the Sixth SA - DRC Bi-National Commission, Pretoria
2009/10/26 Nigeria - South Africa collaborate on Women’s Affairs
2009/10/26 Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane to Co-Chair Intergovernmental Committee on Trade and Economic Cooperation (ITEC) 0n 27 October 2009 in Cape Town
2009/10/26 The South Africa-Nigeria Women’s Forum of the 10 Year Anniversary Celebrations of the Bi-National Commission held from 26-27 October 2009, Tshwane
2009/10/26 Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe to host 10th Anniversary Celebrations of the SA-Nigeria BNC, 26-29 October 2009
2009/10/26 8TH ITEC Meeting
2009/10/26 Address by Deputy Minister Sue van der Merwe on the Occasion of the Commemoration of UN Day, 26 October 2009, Burgers Park Hotel, Pretoria
2009/10/23 Sports Activities - SA / Nigeria 10th Year Anniversary Celebration: Bi-National Commission
2009/10/23 Deputy Minister Sue van der Merwe to commemorate UN Day
2009/10/22

Minister Nkoana-Mashabane to meet Zambian foreign counterpart as part of working visit to Zambia

2009/10/22

Statement on the Cabinet Meeting held on 21 October 2009

2009/10/22 Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane departs for Lusaka, Zambia, 22 October 2009
2009/10/22 Statement of the Monetary Policy Committee, by the Governor of the South African Reserve Bank, Mr TT Mboweni, 22 October 2009 (outside link)
2009/10/21 President Jacob Zuma congratulates President of Botswana on His Re-Election
2009/10/20 Lecture by Minister Nkoana-Mashabane at Rhodes Unversity, Grahamstown, 20 October 2009
2009/10/20 Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe to undertake Working Visit to Sudan, 21 -24 October 2009
2009/10/19 Ministerial Outreach Programme, Grahamstown, 20 October 2009
2009/10/19 National Consultative Meeting On Minority Issues And Political Participation And Celebration Of Africa Human Rights Day Scheduled For 21 October 2009 In Johannesburg.
2009/10/19

Advisory: National Consultative Meeting On Minority Issues And Political Participation And the Celebration Of Africa Human Rights Day, 21 October 2009, Johannesburg.

2009/10/16 Public Lecture by Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane at the University of Limpopo, 16 October 2009
2009/10/16 Correction: Presentation of DIRCO’s 2008 Annual Report
2009/10/15 Ministerial Outreach Programme, Limpopo, 16 October
2009/10/14 Presentation of the Annual Report to the Portfolio Committee on International Relations and Cooperation
2009/10/13

Department of International Relations and Cooperation
Media Briefing by the Director General, Dr Ayanda Ntsaluba
at the new International Relations and Cooperation Building, 13 October 2009

2009/10/12 Advisory: International Relations and Cooperation’s Director-General Dr Ayanda Ntsaluba to brief the Media on current International Developments
2009/10/10 President Jacob Zuma congratulates US President Barack Obama on Nobel Peace prize
2009/10/10 South African Government comments on Goldstone Report on Situation in Gaza
2009/10/09 Deputy Minister Ebrahim Ebrahim holds discussions with the head of Polisario Front Delegation to the negotiation with Morocco
2009/10/09 South African Government Response to an Application for Residency Status in Ireland lodged by a South African
2009/10/09

Minister Nkoana-Mashabane to Embark on a Ministerial Outreach Programme

2009/10/08 Address by His Excellency President Jacob Zuma at the World Trade Centre Business Club, Sao Paulo, 8 October 2009
2009/10/08 President Zuma meets Paulista Football Federation President on the sidelines of the State Visit to Brazil
2009/10/07 President Jacob Zuma, Joins Heads of State, FIFA, Footballers and 2010 FIFA World Cup Fans in Supporting 1GOAL: Education for All
2009/10/06 Statement delivered by Deputy Minister Sue van der Merwe to the European Union Parliamentary Delegation for Relations with South Africa, European Union Parliament, Brussels, Tuesday 6 October 2009
2009/10/06 President Jacob Zuma to undertake State Visit to Brazil, 08-09 October 2009
2009/10/06 Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane to depart for Brazil ahead of State Visit by President Jacob Zuma, 08-09 October 2009
2009/10/05 Deputy Minister Sue van der Merwe arrives in Belgium on a Tri-Nation Visit to Europe, 04 -12 October 2009
2009/10/01 No South African Nationals involved in the Indonesian Earthquake.
 
September 2009
2009/09/30 President Jacob Zuma congratulates German Chancellor, Angela Merkel on her Re-election
2009/09/29 4th Ministerial Meeting of the Forum for China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) 08-09 November 2009, Egypt
2009/09/28 Opening Remarks by Deputy Minister Ebrahim Ismail Ebrahim on the occasion of the South Africa - Iran Fourth Deputy Ministerial Working Group, Tehran, 28 September 2009.
2009/09/27 Deputy Minister Ebrahim arrives in Iran ahead of the Fourth Meeting of the SA- Iran Deputy Ministerial working group meeting
2009/09/26 President Jacob Zuma is in Venezuela for the 2nd Africa South – America Summit, 26 -27 September 2009
2009/09/26 Address by the President of the Republic of South Africa His Excellency Mr JG Zuma on the occasion of the 2nd Africa-South America Summit (ASA), 26 September 2009, Margarita Island, Venezuela
2009/09/25 Media Advisory on the Courtesy Call by Ambassador Anil Sooklal to Minister President Kris Peeters, 25 September 2009
2009/09/25

President Zuma is in Pittsburgh for the G20 Summit

2009/09/25 Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane departs New York ahead of the Ministerial Segment of the second Africa – South America Summit 26 - 27 September 2009.
2009/09/25

Deputy Minister Ebrahim to co-chair the fourth meeting of the SA-Iran Deputy Ministerial working group

2009/09/25 Statement on Cabinet Meeting held on 23 September 2009
2009/09/23

Address by the President of the Republic of South Africa His Excellency Mr Jacob Zuma to the 64th United Nations General Assembly Debate, New York, USA, 23 September 2009

2009/09/22 Message by South African President Jacob Zuma to the UN Secretary General's High Level Summit on Climate Change, 22 September 2009
2009/09/22 Statement of the Monetary Policy Committee, by the Governor of the South African Reserve Bank, Mr TT Mboweni, 22 September 2009 (outside link)
2009/09/21 South African Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane participates in Bilateral Meetings on the Margins of UNGA 64, New York, Monday, 21 September 2009
2009/09/21 President Zuma to lead South African delegation to the 64th Session of the United Nations General Assembly, New York, 21 - 25 September 2009
2009/09/21 Department of International Relations and Cooperation donates Furniture to Schools
2009/09/21 Vacancies in the Department of International Relations and Cooperation
2009/09/18 Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane departs for UNGA 64th Session ahead of President Zuma’s visit to New York, 18 – 25 September 2009
2009/09/17 Address by Deputy Minister Ebrahim at the South African Institute of International Affairs’ 75TH Anniversary Conference, Thursday 17 September 2009
2009/09/17 South African Minister Nkoana-Mashabane and Collins Chabane conclude Sudan Visit as President Zuma’s Envoys.
2009/09/17 Transcript of Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane’s press comments upon conclusion of the Courtesy call on President of Government of Southern Sudan , Salva Kirr Mayardit in Juba, South Sudan, Wednesday 17 September 2009
2009/09/17 Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane and Minister Collins Chabane to pay a Courtesy call on Sudanese President Omar Hassan El Bashir
2009/09/15 Advisory Deputy Minister Ebrahim Ebrahim to Co-chair SA-China Strategic Dialogue Forum in Pretoria, 17 September 2009.
2009/09/15 Deputy Minister Ebrahim Ebrahim to Co-chair SA-China Strategic Dialogue Forum in Pretoria, 17 September 2009.
2009/09/15 International Relations and Cooperation Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane arrives in Sudan
2009/09/14 Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane to undertake Official Visit to the Sudan, 15-17 September 2009
2009/09/11 Second South Africa-European Union Summit Joint Communiqué Kleinmond, South Africa 11 September 2009
2009/09/10 Toast remarks by President Jacob Zuma on the occasion of the official dinner hosted in honour of Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt of Sweden, 10 September 2009
2009/09/10 President Zuma to Co–Chair the Second SA - EU Summit in Kleinmond, Cape Town - 11 September 2009
2009/09/10 Media Programme for 2nd SA - EU Summit in Kleinmond, Cape Town - 11 September 2009
2009/09/10 Keynote Address by Deputy Minister Sue Van Der Merwe, South Africa – European Union Academic Seminar, Cape Peninsula University of Technology, Belville Campus, 10 September 2009
2009/09/10 Statement on the Cabinet Meeting held on 9 September 2009
2009/09/09 64th Session of the United Nations General Assembly
2009/09/08 Facts on SA - EU Relations
2009/09/08

Communiqué of the 29th Summit of SADC Heads of State and Government, 8 September 2009

2009/09/08 President Jacob Zuma to host Swedish Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt, Tuynhuys. 10 September 2009
2009/09/08

Media Programme for the Swedish Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt, Tuynhuys. 10 September 2009

2009/09/08 Deputy Minister Ebrahim Ebrahim receives Credentials form NEPAD Secretariat CEO
2009/09/07 Statement by His Excellency Mr Jacob Zuma, President of the Republic of South Africa, on the occasion of the Official Opening of the 29th SADC Ordinary Summit; Kinshasa; Democratic Republic of Congo, 7 September 2009
2009/09/07 President Jacob Zuma arrives in the Democratic Republic of Congo ahead of SADC Heads of State Summit
2009/09/07 Vacancies in the Department of International Relations and Cooperation
2009/09/05 Media Advisory on Second South African - European Union Summit, 11 September 2009, Kleinmond, Cape Town
2009/09/05 President Jacob Zuma to lead South African Delegation to the 29th SADC Summit in Kinshasa, DRC 07 – 08 September 2009
2009/09/03 Incoming Official visit by Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt of the Kingdom of Sweden
2009/09/03 Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane to Chair SADC Council of Ministers in Kinshasa, DRC 05-06 September 2009
2009/09/02 India-Brazil-South Africa Dialogue Forum, Sixth Trilateral Commission Meeting, Ministerial Communiqué
 
August 2009
2009/08/31 Department of International Relations and Cooperation, South Africa, Media Briefing by the Director General, Dr Ayanda Ntsaluba at the Union Buildings on 2009-08-31 at 13:30
2009/08/31 African Union Assembly holds a Special Session in Tripoli, Libya, 31 August 2009
2009/08/30 Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane to attend the 6th India-Brazil-South Africa (IBSA) Trilateral Ministerial Commission Meeting in Brasilia, Brazil, from 31 August – 1 September 2009
2009/08/29 Department of International Relations and Cooperation Media Briefing
2009/08/29 Statement by President Jacob Zuma at the conclusion of His Official Working Visit to Zimbabwe, read by the Minister of International Relations and Co-operation, Ms Maite Nkoane Mashabane 
2009/08/28 President Zuma meets with the Political Leadership of the Inclusive Government
2009/08/28

President Jacob Zuma arrives in Zimbabwe on a working visit

2009/08/27 Address by President Zuma to a Dinner in His Honour Hosted by President Robert Mugabe, Harare, Zimbabwe, 27 August 2009
2009/08/27

Statement on the Cabinet meeting held on 26 August 2009

2009/08/26 President Jacob Zuma extend Condolences on the death of Senator Edward Kennedy
2009/08/26 President Jacob Zuma to undertake a working visit to Zimbabwe
2009/08/25 Final Communiqué of the visit by HE Jacob Zuma, President of the Republic of South Africa to the Republic of Angola, 19-21 August 2009
2009/08/25 Cancellation of media briefing by Director General A. Ntsaluba
2009/08/24 Media Briefing by Director-General A. Ntsaluba
2009/08/21 29th SADC Ordinary Summit of Heads of State and Government, Democratic Republic of Congo from 07 to 08 September 2009
2009/08/20 Closing address by the President of the Republic of South Africa, HE Jacob Zuma, to the South Africa - Angola Business Forum Seminar Meeting; Luanda, Angola
2009/08/20 Deputy Minister Ebrahim Ebrahim hosts members of the US Congress delegation, 20 August 2009
2009/08/20 Second South Africa-European Union Summit, 11 September 2009. Kleinmond, Cape Town
2009/08/20

 President Zuma arrives in Angola for his first State Visit

2009/08/19 President Jacob Zuma extends condolences to the Government and people of South Korea
2009/08/17

Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane to host Timor Leste Foreign Affairs Minister Dr. Zacarias Albano da Costa, 17 August 2009

2009/08/17

President Jacob Zuma to pay his first State Visit to Angola, 20-21 August 2009.

2009/08/16 Minister Nkoana-Mashabane to host Timor-Leste Foreign Affairs Minister Dr Zacarias da Costa, 17 August 2009.
2009/08/13 Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane will later today, Thursday 13 August 2009 host a farewell dinner in honour of the former Minister of Foreign Affairs, Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma
2009/08/13

Speech by the Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, HE Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, on the Occasion of the Heads of Missions Conference, 13 August 2009

2009/08/13

Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane to host SA Heads of Mission Conference, 13 – 15 August 2009

2009/08/12

Statement on the Cabinet Meeting held on 12 August 2009

2009/08/11 South African Government regrets Decision of Myanmar Authorities to Convict Aung San Suu Kyi of Subversion
2009/08/11

Deputy President Motlanthe attends the funeral of the late Vice-President  Joseph Msika of Zimbabwe

2009/08/09 Address by His Excellency Mr JG Zuma, President of the Republic on the occasion of the 53rd Anniversary of the Women’s March to the Union Buildings; Vryheid, National Women’s Day, 9 August 2009
2009/08/07

Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane’s Speech on the occasion of a dinner in Honour of the United States of America Secretary of State, Mrs Hillary Rodham Clinton, Presidential Guest House, 07 August 2009.

2009/08/07 Update on the Visit to South Africa by the US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, 06-09 August 2009
2009/08/06 Media Programme on the Visit to South Africa by the US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, 06-09 August 2009
2009/08/05 President Jacob Zuma conveys condolences following the death of the Zimbabwean Vice President, Joseph Msika
2009/08/04 Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane to hold Bilateral Discussions with US Secretary of State, Ms Hillary Rodham Clinton
2009/08/04 Media Programme for the Visit to South Africa by United States Secretary of State Hillary Clinton from 06-09 August 2009
2009/08/04 Postponement of the visit to Burundi by President Jacob Zuma
2009/08/03

Diplomatic Training Commences for Ambassador Designates Skweyiya, Balfour and Leon

2009/08/03

Media Speculation Regarding Diplomatic Postings

2009/08/03

South African Government extend its Condolences following the death of the Former president of Philippines, Mrs Maria Corazon Cojuangco- Aquino

 
July 2009
2009/07/31 Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane to lead South African delegation to the SADC 11th Meeting of the Ministerial committee of the organ (MCO), Ezulwini, Kingdom of Swaziland.
2009/07/31 Statement on the Cabinet Meeting held on 29 July 2009
2009/07/30

Notes following the Briefing of Department International Relations and Cooperation’s Director- General, Ayanda Ntsaluba

2009/07/30 Cabinet extends the Contract of Dr Ayanda Ntsaluba DG of International Relations and Cooperation
2009/07/29 Briefing by Director-General A. Ntsaluba
2009/07/23 Speech by Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Mme- Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, on the Occasion of the opening of the “doing business with India” Conference, Sandton, Thursday, 23 July 2009
2009/07/22 Statement Delivered by H.E Mr. Ebrahim Ismail Ebrahim, Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation of the Republic of South Africa, at the United Nations Security Council Debate on Post-Conflict Peacebuilding, 22 July 2009
2009/07/22 Notes following briefing by Multilateral DDG Nene, Union Buildings, Pretoria, 22 July 2009.
2009/07/22 Media Advisory: Address by Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane – Conference on doing Business with India
2009/07/22 Media Briefing by Minister Nkoana-Mashabane
2009/07/20 Media Advisory: The Director- General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Dr Mohamed ElBaradei to meet Amb A. Minty
2009/07/20 IAEA DG speaks on the Topic, Towards a New Global Security System
2009/07/20 Deputy Minister Sue van Der Merwe to attend SADC Meeting on ISPDC in Swaziland
2009/07/18 IAEA Director General working visit to the Republic of South Africa 
2009/07/15 Statement by He Jacob G Zuma President of the Republic of South Africa General Debate XV Summit of the Heads of State and Government of the Non-Aligned Movement Sharm-El-Sheikh, Egypt 15 July 2009
2009/07/14 Congratulatory Remarks by Deputy Minister Sue van der Merwe at the Celebration of the French National Day, Tuesday 14 July 2009, Pretoria
2009/07/14 Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane met Foreign Ministers of Egypt, Sri Lanka and Palestine on the Margins of NAM. Sharm El Sheik, Egypt
2009/07/14 President Jacob Zuma arrives in Egypt ahead of the XV NAM Summit in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt, 15 to 16 July 2009
2009/07/13 Statement by H.E. Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Preparatory Ministerial Meeting XV Summit of Heads of State and Government of the Non Aligned Movement, Sharm El Sheikh, 13 July 2009
2009/07/13 Statement by Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Committee on Palestine Sharm El Sheikh 13 July 2009
2009/07/13

President Jacob Zuma to attend the XV NAM Summit in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt, 15 to 16 July 2009

2009/07/13 Communiqué on SADC Mediation in Madagascar, 12 July 2009
2009/07/13 Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane arrives in Egypt ahead of XV NAM Summit in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt, 15 to 16 July 2009
2009/07/13 President Zuma concludes G8 Visit
2009/07/12 Vote of Thanks by Deputy Minister Ebrahim I. Ebrahim of the Department of International Relations and Cooperation on the occasion of receiving the Geremek Prize for Outstanding Achievement on Democracy Promotion, 12 July 2009, Lisbon, Portugal
2009/07/12

Former Mozambique President Chissano to meet former Madagascar President Ravalomanana

2009/07/09

President Zuma arrives at G8 summit

2009/07/08

Statement by the President of the Republic of South Africa, his Excellency Jacob Zuma at the Conclusion of the meeting of the Leaders of the Group of Five (G5), L'aquila, Italy, 8 July 2009

2009/07/06 Keynote Address by President JG Zuma at the Second Judicial Conference for South African Judges, Kievietskroon Conference Centre, Pretoria, 6 July 2009
2009/07/06 President Jacob Zuma to participate in the G8 Summit, L’aquila, Abruzzo in Italy.
2009/07/06 Vacancies in the Department of International Relations and Cooperation
2009/07/05 International Relations and Cooperation Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane departs ahead of the G8 Summit in Italy 
2009/07/03 Closing Remarks by President Jacob Zuma of the Republic of South Africa to the 13th Ordinary Session of the African Union Assembly of Heads of State and Government, Sirte, Libya, 3 July 2009
2009/07/03 Statement by Ambassador Abdul Samad Minty, South Africa’s Governor to the IAEA Board of Governors at the IAEA Board of Governors meeting, Vienna, 3 July 2009: Appointment of the Director General of the IAEA
2009/07/02 Statement on the Cabinet Meeting held on 1 July 2009
2009/07/01 Statement by the President of the Republic of South Africa, His Excellency, Jacob Zuma on the occasion of the 13th Ordinary Session of the African Union (AU) Summit, Libya, 1 July 2009
2009/07/01 Budget Vote of the Department of Finance: Speech by Minister of Finance Pravin Gordhan, Parliament, Cape Town, 1 July 2009
 
June 2009
2009/06/30

South African Government Conveys Condolences Following Reports of Plane Crash off the Comores Island.

2009/06/30 Non-Aligned Movement Summit, 11 - 16 July 2009
2009/06/30 President Zuma arrives in Libya for AU Summit
2009/06/29 President Jacob Zuma to attend 21st Summit of the NEPAD Heads of the State, Government Implementation Committee (HSGIC), and African Peer Review (APR) Forum
2009/06/28 President Jacob Zuma to Lead South African Delegation to the 13th Ordinary Session of the African Union Summit, 1 – 3 July 2009, Sitre, Libya
2009/06/28 Minister Maite Nkoana - Mashabane arrives in Libya for the 15th ordinary session of the AU Executive Council, 28- 30 June 2009 
2009/06/26 Minister Maite Nkoana - Mashabane to attend the 15th ordinary session of the AU Executive Council , 28- 30 June 2009
2009/06/26 Statement delivered by Deputy Minister Sue van der Merwe at the 49th National Day Celebration of the Democratic Republic of Congo, Friday 26 June 2009
2009/06/26 Deputy Minister Sue Van Der Merwe holds meeting with Amb Hashim Mbita
2009/06/25 Statement of the Monetary Policy Committee, by the Governor of the South African Reserve Bank, Mr TT Mboweni, 25 June 2009 (outside link)
2009/06/25

Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane to pay courtesy call to UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon

2009/06/25 Deputy Minister Ebrahim Ebrahim Concludes South Africa-Cuba 7TH Joint Consultative Mechanism (JCM) Meeting.
2009/06/24

Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane to participate in UN High-Level Conference on global financial and economic crisis, New York, USA, 24 to 26 June 2009.

2009/06/24 Deputy Minister Ebrahim Ebrahim holds meetings with senior Cuban Government Officials.
2009/06/23

Address by the Minister of International Relations & Cooperation, Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane on the occasion of the Forum for Supporters of the CPA Washington D.C., 23rd  June 2009

2009/06/23 Opening Statement by Deputy Minister Ebrahim Ebrahim of the Department of International Relations and Co-Operations (DICO) during the 7TH South Africa-Cuba Joint Consultative Mechanism, Havana, Cuba, 23 June 2009
2009/06/22 South Africa to Co-Chair South Africa – Cuba Joint Consultative Mechanism, 23-24 June 2009, Havana
2009/06/22 Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane to participate in the High Level Conference on Sudan, Washington D.C.
2009/06/22 Communiqué: Extraordinary Summit of SADC Heads of State and Government, 20 June 2009, Sandton, Republic of South Africa
2009/06/20 Welcome Statement by His Excellency JG Zuma, President of the Republic of South Africa, on the occasion of the Extra-ordinary Meeting of Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) Heads of State and Government, South Africa, 20 June 2009
2009/06/19 SADC Executive Secretary, Dr Tomaz Salomão to address Media Briefing on 19 June 2009
2009/06/19 Statement on the Cabinet Meeting held on 17 June 2009 in Cape Town
2009/06/18 Address by Deputy Minister of International Relations & Cooperation Sue van der Merwe in Reply to the Budget Vote, National Assembly, 18 June 2009
2009/06/18 Reply to the Budget Vote by Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Ebrahim Ismail Ebrahim, to the National Assembly, 18 June 2009
2009/06/18 Address by the Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Maite Nkoana-Mashabane to the National Assembly on the occasion of the DICO Budget Vote, Thursday, 18 June 2009
2009/06/18 President Jacob Zuma to host SADC Extra-Ordinary Summit on Madagascar, 19 – 20 June 2009
2009/06/18 Media Programme for the SADC Extra-Ordinary Summit on Madagascar, 19 – 20 June 2009
2009/06/17 South Africa to host SADC Extraordinary Summit on Madagascar: Accreditation Requirements
2009/06/16 Keynote Address delivered by the President of the Republic, His Excellency, Jacob Zuma, at the 33rd Anniversary of the Soweto Student Uprising and the National Youth Day, Hunterfield Stadium, Katlehong, Ekurhuleni, 16 June 2009
2009/06/15 Keynote Address by Deputy Minister Ebrahim Ismail Ebrahim at Diplomatic Academy Graduation Ceremony, 15 June 2009
2009/06/15

Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane to represent South Africa during the funeral of the late President Omar Bongo Ondimba.

2009/06/12

Statement by Deputy Minister Sue van der Merwe on the Occasion of the National Day Celebration of the Republic of the Philippines, Friday 12 June 2009

2009/06/12

Deputy President Motlanthe to lead South African Delegation to ILO Conference

2009/06/11 Address by Mrs Sue van der Merwe, Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation on the occasion of the National Day Celebration of the Russian Federation, held in Pretoria on 11 June 2009.
2009/06/10 Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane meets Danish Development Cooperation Minister, 11 June 2009
2009/06/10 Opening Address by His Excellency, the President JG Zuma at the World Economic Forum on Africa, Cape Town, 10 June 2009
2009/06/09 Address by President Jacob Zuma in response to the Debate on the State of the Nation Address, Parliament, Cape Town, 9 June 2009
2009/06/09 Statement on the launch of the Youth Month (June) Programme by the Minister in The Presidency, Collins Chabane, Cape Town, 9 June 2009 (outside link)
2009/06/09 Minister Nkoana-Mashabane to participate in World Economic Forum (WEF) on Africa
2009/06/09 President Zuma extends condolences on death of Gabonese President Omar Bongo Ondimba
2009/06/09 Vacancies in the Department of International Relations and Cooperation
2009/06/05 Statement on Cabinet Meeting of 5 June 2009
2009/06/04 Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane response during the Debate on the State of the Nation Address
2009/06/04 Minister Nkoana-Mashabane to Host UAE Foreign Minister Al-Nahyan
2009/06/04

Media Programme for the visit of UAE Foreign Minister Al-Nahyan, 4 June 2009

2009/06/03 State of the Nation Address by His Excellency J G Zuma, President of the Republic of South Africa, Joint Sitting of Parliament, Cape Town. 03 June 2009
2009/06/02 South African Government confirms that 1 South African National on board ill fated AF 447 French Plane
2009/06/01 President Zuma congratulates Justice Richard Goldstone
2009/06/01 Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane to host Opening of Parliament Banquet, 02 June 2009
2009/06/01 Remarks by Deputy Minister van der Merwe at the Reception celebrating Sweden assuming the EU Presidency, Wednesday 1 June 2009
2009/06/01 Vacancies in the Department of International Relations and Cooperation
 
May 2009
2009/05/29 Address by the Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Mme Maite Nkoana-Mashabane on the occasion of the Africa Day at a Gala Dinner in Midrand South Africa on the 29th May 2009
2009/05/29 Opening Remarks by Ms Sue van der Merwe, Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, on the Occasion of the “Showcase South Africa, Leverage China opportunities” Expo 2010 Shanghai China Roadshow, Friday 29 May 2009
2009/05/29 Address by Deputy Minister Sue van der Merwe at Expo 2010 Shanghai China Roadshow, Friday, 29 May 2009
2009/05/29 Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane hosts Gala Dinner at Gallagher, 29 May 2009
2009/05/29 Statement of the Monetary Policy Committee by the Governor of the South African Reserve Bank, Mr TT Mboweni, 28 May 2009 (outside link)
2009/05/28 Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane to host Diplomactic Corps, Ghallager Estate, 29 May 2009
2009/05/26

Statement by Ambassador Abdul Samad Minty, South Africa’s Governor to the IAEA Board of Governors at the IAEA Board of Governors Meeting, Vienna, 26 May 2009: Appointment of the Director General of the of the IAEA

2009/05/26 South Africa condemns the reported Nuclear Test by the Democratic Republic of Korea’s (DPRK)
2009/05/25 Deputy Minister Ebrahim Ebrahim meets Union of Myanmar Representative, 25 May 2009
2009/05/25

South Africa Conveys Condolences to South Korea following Passing of Former president Roh Moo-Hyun of the Republic of Korea (ROK)

2009/05/22 President Jacob Zuma congratulates Malawi
2009/05/22 South African Government congratulates India
2009/05/22 Statement on the arrest of the Leader of the National League for Democracy in Myanmar, Aung San Suu Kyi
2009/05/21 South African Government calls for Dialogue in Sri Lanka
2009/05/21 Statement on the Cabinet Meeting of 20 May 2009
2009/05/20 Address by the Minister of International Relations and Cooperation on the occasion of the Gala Dinner with the Diplomatic Corps held at Emperor’s Palace, Wednesday, 20th May 2009
2009/05/19 Minister of International Relations and Co-operation Maite Nkoana-Mashabane will on Wednesday 20 May 2009 interact with Heads of Mission based in South Africa
2009/05/14 Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane to pay first Official Visit to Angola
2009/05/14 Statement by Minister Maite Nkoana–Mashabane on the name change to Department of International Relations and Co-Operation (DICO)
2009/05/13 Introduction of the new Minister of International Relations and Cooperation and her Deputies
2009/05/11 Transcript Copy: Media Briefing by President Jacob Zuma, Media Centre, Union Buildings, Pretoria, Sunday 10 May 2009
2009/05/11 Address by His Excellency Mr Jacob Zuma on the occasion of his Inauguration as Fourth President of the Republic of South Africa, Union Buildings, Pretoria, 9 May 2009
2009/05/11 Arrival of Foreign Dignitaries ahead of Presidential Inauguration: Update 3
2009/05/08 Preparations for Inauguration are on course as more foreign dignitaries arrive in South Africa: Update 2
2009/05/08 SA regrets Israel’s decision to refuse Palestinian special Envoy permission to attend Inauguration of President-Elect Jacob Zuma
2009/05/08 Inauguration: Arrivals of Foreign Dignitaries: Update 1
2009/05/08

Arrivals of Heads of State and Government

2009/05/07 Transcript Copy: Media Briefing by Director-General Dr Ayanda Ntsaluba on Preparations for the Inauguration, Media Centre, Union Buildings, Pretoria, Thursday 7 May 2009
2009/05/07 Director-General Ayanda Ntsaluba to brief Media on Presidential Inauguration
2009/05/04 Media Advisory: Presidential Inauguration
2009/05/04

2009 Presidential Inauguration Media Guidelines

2009/05/04 Vacancies in the Department of International Relations and Cooperation
 
April 2009
2009/04/30

No South Africans Aboard the ill fated plane in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

2009/04/30 Statement of the Monetary Policy Committee by the Governor of the South African Reserve Bank, Mr TT Mboweni, 30 April 2009 (outside link)
2009/04/29 Statement by Minister of Defence of South Africa, Mr Charles Nqakula During the Ministerial Meeting of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM), Havana, Cuba, 29 April 2009
2009/04/29

Notes following briefing to Media by Director-General Dr Ayanda Ntsaluba Media Centre, Union Buildings, Pretoria Wednesday 29 April 2009

2009/04/29 Statement on the Cabinet Meeting held on 29 April 2009
2009/04/29 Foreign Affairs Minister to present the Man of the Match Award for the Indian Premier League, 29 April 2009
2009/04/29 South Africans detained in Accra released
2009/04/28 Briefing to Media by Director General of Foreign Affairs
2009/04/28 South African Government reiterates its position regarding the Situation in Sri Lanka
2009/04/28 South Africa to Re-Nominate Ambassador Abdul Samad Minty for the position of Director-General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
2009/04/27 Address by the President of South Africa, Kgalema Motlanthe, at the Freedom Day Celebrations in Durban, 27 April 2009
2009/04/23 President Motlanthe condemns Assassination Attempt in Lesotho
2009/04/21 Notes following the Media Briefing by the Foreign Affairs Director General Dr Ayanda Ntsaluba: 21 April 2009
2009/04/21 Vacancies in the Department of Foreign Affairs
2009/04/20 Statement by Minister of Foreign Affairs of South Africa, Dr N.C. Dlamini Zuma on behalf of the African Group, Durban Review Conference, Palais des Nations, Geneva, 20 April 2009
2009/04/20 Department of Foreign Affairs Director-General Dr Ayanda Ntsaluba to brief the Media on current International Developments
2009/04/20 Minister Dlamini Zuma to address the UN Durban Review Conference on behalf of the African Group, in Geneva, Switzerland 20 April 2009
2009/04/17 Statement on Cabinet Meeting of 15 April 2009
2009/04/16 Minister Dlamini Zuma arrives in Libya ahead of the AU Executive Council Meeting, 15-16 April 2009
2009/04/15 Minister Dlamini Zuma to cast Vote on Wednesday 15 April 2009 in Geneva, Switzerland
2009/04/14 Notes following Media Briefing by Deputy Minister Fatima Hajaig the Iraqi Under-Secretary, Labeed Abbawi, 14 April 2009
2009/04/14 Minister Dlamini Zuma departs for Libya ahead of the AU Executive Council Meeting, 15-16 April Tripoli
2009/04/08

Notes Following Briefing to Media by Director-General Dr Ayanda Ntsaluba, Media Centre, Union Buildings, Pretoria, Wednesday 8 April 2009

2009/04/07 Advisory: Department of Foreign Affairs Director-General Dr Ayanda Ntsaluba will brief the media on current international developments
2009/04/01 Official Opening of the South African Consulate-General in Juba, Southern Sudan, 1 April 2009
 
March 2009
2009/03/31 President Kgalema Motlanthe to lead South African Delegation to the G20 Summit
2009/03/31 Communiqué: Extraordinary Summit of SADC Heads of State and Government, 30 March 2009, Lozitha Royal Palace, Kingdom of Swaziland
2009/03/31 Minister Dlamini Zuma departs for Swaziland ahead of President Motlanthe for the SADC Extra-Ordinary Summit to discuss Zimbabwe and Madagascar
2009/03/27 Statement by Ambassador Abdul Samad Minty, South Africa’s Governor to the IAEA Board of Governors at the IAEA Board of Governors Meeting, Vienna, 27 March 2009: Appointment of the Director General of the IAEA
2009/03/27 President Kgalema Motlanthe to chair SADC Extra-Ordinary Summit to discuss Zimbabwe and Madagascar
2009/03/26 Address by Deputy Minister Sue van der Merwe on the occasion of the Karoo Development Conference Graaf Reinet 26 March 2009
2009/03/26 Address by the Deputy Minister of Sport and Recreation, Mr GC Oosthuizen on the occasion of the Launch of South Africa’s FIFA Confederations Cup 2009 Campaign in Milan, Italy, 26 March 2009
2009/03/26 Joint Commission of Cooperation between South Africa and Rwanda. 24 and 25 March 2009
2009/03/26 Vacancies in the Department of Foreign Affairs
2009/03/25

Notes Following a Media Briefing by the Foreign Minister, DR Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma and her Rwandan Counterpart, MS Rosemary Museminali.

2009/03/24

President Kgalema Motlanthe Extends Invitation to SADC to Observe SA Elections on 22 April 2009

2009/03/24 SADC Summit: Change of Venue to Mbabane, Swaziland
2009/03/24

Programme for Media South Africa Rwanda Joint Commission of Cooperation

2009/03/24

Minister Dlamini Zuma to host the SA-Rwanda Joint Commission of Co-Operation, 25 March 2009, Cape Town

2009/03/23 Minister Dlamini Zuma to meet with Howard University Leadership, Washington D.C.
2009/03/23 Vacancies in the Department of Foreign Affairs
2009/03/22 Impact of the global economic slowdown on Sub-Saharan Africa By
The Honourable Sue van der Merwe, MP Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Republic of South Africa
2009/03/20 Media Briefing by Defence Minister Charles Nqakula on the Outcomes of the SADC Summit of Troika of the Organ on Politics, Defence and Security Cooperation, 20 March 2009, Pretoria
2009/03/20 Minister Dlamini Zuma to host the Board of Governors of the IAEA in Cape Town, 21 - 22 March 2009
2009/03/20 Deputy Foreign Minister Sue van der Merwe to lead South African Delegation to TICAD IV, 21 - 22 March 2009
2009/03/20 Communiqué: Extra-Ordinary SADC Summit of Troika of the Organ on Politics, Defence and Security Cooperation, Ezulwini, Kingdom of Swaziland, 19 March 2009
2009/03/19 Remarks by Foreign Minister Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma and Secretary of State, Ms Hillary Clinton, 19 March 2009:
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2009/03/19 Defence Minister Charles Nqakula to brief media SADC Troika Meeting, 20 March 2009
2009/03/19 Statement on the Cabinet Meeting held on 18 March 2009
2009/03/18 Statement Delivered by Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of South Africa, at the United Nations Security Council Debate on Peace and security in Africa, 18 March 2009
2009/03/18 Minister Dlamini Zuma arrives in New York ahead of the scheduled UNSC Debate on the Relationship between the AU Peace and Security Council and the UN Security Council
2009/03/18 Minister Charles Nqakula to lead South African Delegation to the SADC Organ Troika Meeting in Swaziland to discuss Developments in Madagascar, 19 March 2009
2009/03/18

President Kgalema Motlanthe Expresses Serious Concerns Regarding Developments in Madagascar

2009/03/17 Minister Dlamini Zuma to represent South Africa at the UN Security Council Debate, 18 March 2009, New York
2009/03/17 Joint Communiqué issued at the Conclusion of the Third Session of the Zimbabwe – South Africa Joint Commission
2009/03/16 Minister Dlamini Zuma arrives in Zimbabwe ahead of the scheduled SA – Zimbabwe Joint Permanent Commission for Cooperation Meeting, 16 March 2009
2009/03/13 Credentials Ceremony: 17 March 2009
2009/03/11 Vacancies in the Department of Foreign Affairs
2009/03/11 Minister Dlamini Zuma arrives in Copenhagen ahead of Nordic – Africa Foreign Ministers Meeting 11 – 12 March 2009
2009/03/10 Update 3 on the Ugandan Plane Crash that claimed the Lives of Seven People
2009/03/10 Update 2: Aircraft Accident at Entebbe International Airport, Kampala, Uganda – No Confirmation yet regarding Nationalities of Ugandan Plane Crash
2009/03/09 Message delivered by Deputy Minister Sue van der Merwe on the Commonwealth Day
2009/03/09

South African Government Notes Media Reports Regarding the Death of a South African National in the Ugandan Plane Crash.

2009/03/09 Vacancies in the Department of Foreign Affairs
2009/03/09

Minister Dlamini Zuma arrives in Germany ahead of scheduled bilateral meeting with German Foreign Minister Frank Walter Steinmeier

2009/03/09

South Africa to participate in the International Women’s day conference in Monrovia, Liberia, 07- 08 March 2009

2009/03/09

President Kgalema Motlanthe expresses a wish for a speedy recovery to the Zimbabwean Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangarai.

2009/03/05

Minister Dlamini Zuma to hold Bilateral Discussions with British Foreign Secretary David Miliband, London, UK, Friday 6 March 2009.

2009/03/05 Minister Dlamini Zuma notes Decision of the ICC to issue a Warrant of Arrest against Sudanese President Omar Al-Bashir
2009/03/04 Statement by Minister of Foreign Affairs, Dr NC Dlamini Zuma at the 10th Session of the Human Rights Council, Geneva, Switzerland: 04 March 2009
2009/03/04 Statement by Ambassador Abdul Samad Minty, South Africa’s Governor to the IAEA Board of Governors at the IAEA Board of Governors Meeting, Vienna, 4 March 2009
2009/03/04 Statement on Cabinet Meeting of 4 March 2009
2009/03/04 Minister Dlamini Zuma to address UN’s Human Rights Council in Geneva, Switzerland
2009/03/03 Minister Dlamini Zuma undertakes a Four Nation European Visit, 03-12 March 2009
2009/03/03 Minister Dlamini Zuma’s Address at the Launch of the MTN FIFA World Cup Campaign, 3 March 2009, Johannesburg
2009/03/03 Notes following Bilateral Discussions between Deputy Minister van der Merwe and Finnish Trade and Development Cooperation Minister, Dr Paavo Vayrynen
2009/03/02 Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Sue van der Merwe to hold Discussions with Finnish Minister of Trade and Development Cooperation
2009/03/02 Media Advisory: Programme of the Bilateral Discussions between Deputy Minister Sue van der Merwe  and the Minister of Trade and Development Cooperation of Finland Dr Paavo Väyrynen at the Union Buildings in Pretoria, 2 March 2009
2009/03/02 President Motlanthe to host the Socialist International Commission for a Sustainable World Society, Kleinmond, 02 March 2009
 
February 2009
2009/02/27 Speaking Notes for Post Council Media Briefing by Hon. Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of South Africa and Chairperson of the SADC Council of Ministers, Cape Town International Convention Centre, 27 February 2009
2009/02/27 Media Advisory: SADC Council of Ministers Meeting: Media Briefing
2009/02/27 Address by Deputy Foreign Affairs Minister Sue van der Merwe on the occasion of the Trade and Investment Seminar on Southern Sudan, 26 February 2009, Hilton Hotel, Sandton
2009/02/27 Remarks by President Motlanthe to Designated Heads of Mission at Credentials Ceremony, Presidential Guesthouse, Pretoria, Thursday 26 February 2009
2009/02/26 Welcome Address by Minister Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma to the SADC Council of Ministers Meeting, Cape Town, 26 – 27 February 2009
2009/02/26 Notes Following Briefing to Media by President Motlanthe and UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon, Pretoria, 25 February 2009
2009/02/25 Southern African Development Community (SADC) Foreign and Finance Ministers to meet in Cape Town, 25-27 February 2009
2009/02/24 President Motlanthe to hold Discussions with UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon, 24 - 26 February 2009
2009/02/23 South Africa to Host SADC Council of Ministers Meeting
2009/02/23 Deputy President Mbete to Co-Chair the Second Review Council Meeting of the South Africa –Nigeria BNC, 24 February 2009, Abuja, Nigeria
2009/02/23 President Kgalema Motlanthe to host United Nations Secretary General for Political Discussions at the Union Buildings, Pretoria
2009/02/20 Notes following media briefing by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Dr N.C. Dlamini Zuma and Her Sudanese counterpart, Dr Deng Alor Kuol
2009/02/20 Transcript Copy: Notes Following Briefing to Media by Foreign Affairs Director General Ayanda Ntsaluba
2009/02/20 Minister Dlamini Zuma to host her Sudanese Counterpart, 20 February 2009
2009/02/20 Notes following a Press Briefing by Minsiter Dlamnni Zuma and her Mexican Counterpart, Foreign Secretary Patricia Espinosa, 19 February 2009, Cape Town
2009/02/19 Statement on Cabinet Meeting of 18 February 2009
2009/02/17 Minister Dlamini Zuma to Hold Discussions with Mexican Secretary of Foreign Affairs in Cape Town
2009/02/17 Vacancies in the Department of Foreign Affairs
2009/02/16 South Africa to Host SADC Council of Ministers Meeting: Accreditation Requirements
2009/02/16 Media Statement: Deputy Foreign Minister Sue van der Merwe to hold Discussions in Madrid
2009/02/16 Minister Dlamini Zuma departs for Mozambique to participate in Commemoration service of the 1981 Matola Raid on ANC houses
2009/02/16 Address Delivered by The President of South Africa, Kgalema Motlanthe, on the Occasion of the Swearing-In of Cabinet Ministers in Harare, Zimbabwe, 13 February 2009
2009/02/13 Notes following Briefing to the Media on Conclusion of South Africa - Bulgaria Bilateral Discussions Presidential Guesthouse, Bryntirion Estate, Pretoria Friday 13 February 2009
2009/02/12 President Motlanthe to Witness Swearing in of Zimbabwean Cabinet in Harare
2009/02/12 Minister DlaminiZuma to participate in Commemoration of Matola Raids in Mozambique
2009/02/12 Minister Dlamini Zuma to host Bulgarian Counterpart
2009/02/12 Media Programme for visit to South Africa by Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Bulgaria Ivailo Kalfin
2009/02/11 Budget Speech by Minister of Finance, Trevor A Manuel, 2009, 11 February 2009
2009/02/11 South Africa congratulates Zimbabwe on the Formation of an Inclusive Government
2009/02/11 Notes following a Media Briefing by the Foreign Affairs Director General, Dr A. Ntsaluba on 10 February 2009, Cape Town
2009/02/10 Briefing by Director-General of Foreign Affairs
2009/02/09 Address by Minister Dlamini Zuma during the State of the Nation Debate: “A Better Africa and a Better World”, 9 February 2009
2009/02/09 South Africa to Host SADC Council of Ministers Meeting: Accreditation Requirements
2009/02/06 State of the Nation Address of the President of South Africa, Kgalema Motlanthe, to the Joint Sitting of Parliament, Cape Town, 6 February 2009
2009/02/06 Statement of the Monetary Policy Committee by the Governor of the South African Reserve Bank, Mr TT Mboweni, 5 February 2009 (outside link)
2009/02/05 Statement on the Cabinet Meeting, 4 February 2009
2009/02/05 Notes following a Briefing by Deputy Minister Sue van der Merwe and her Qatari Counter-Part, Mr Mohammed Al-Rumaihi, 04 February 2009, Cape Town
2009/02/04 Minister Dlamini Zuma to Officially Open New State Protocol Lounge at the Cape Town International Airport
2009/02/03

Deputy Minister Fatima Hajaig’s Statement on Antisemitism

2009/02/03 South Africa and Qatar to Hold Bilateral Consultations, 04 February 2009
2009/02/03 Media Programme for Visit to South Africa by Qatar Assistant Minister for Follow-Up Affairs, Wednesday 04 February 2009
 
January 2009
2009/01/30 President Kgalema Motlanthe to report Outcomes of SADC Summit on Zimbabwe to the AU Summit, Addis Ababa 2-3 February 2009
2009/01/30

South African Government Expresses Concern Regarding the Situation in Sri Lanka

2009/01/30

Zimbabwean Political Parties Launch the Joint Monitoring and Implementation Committee

2009/01/30 Deputy Minister Hajaig concludes Official Visit to Japan
2009/01/29 Minister Dlamini Zuma reiterates SA’s Policy on Anti-Semitism
2009/01/29 President Kgalema Motlanthe to meet Gordon Brown and Felipe Calderon on the Margins of World Economic Forum (WEF) Meeting, Davos Switzerland
2009/01/29 Notes following Briefing to the Media by Reverend Frank Chikane on the SADC Agreement on Zimbabwe, Union Buildings, Pretoria, Wednesday 28 January 2009
2009/01/28 Minister Dlamini Zuma in Addis Ababa ahead of AU Meetings
2009/01/27 President Kgalema Motlanthe to attend the World Economic Forum (WEF) Meeting Davos Switzerland, 28 - 30 January 2009
2009/01/27 Deputy Minister Hajaig to hold Discussions with Japanese Foreign Minister
2009/01/27

SADC Communiqué: Extraordinary Summit of the SADC Heads of State and Government:  Presidential Guesthouse, Pretoria, Republic of South Africa, 26 – 27 January 2009

2009/01/27 Opening Remarks by Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Fatima Hajaig at 9th South Africa – Japan Partnership Forum
2009/01/26 Deputy Minister Hajaig opens 9th South Africa – Japan Partnership Forum
2009/01/26 South Africa to host SADC Summit on Zimbabwe, Monday 26 January 2009, Pretoria
2009/01/26 Speech by the President of the Republic of South Africa, Kgalema Motlanthe, on the occasion of the Handover of the new building for the Ahmed Baba Institute, Timbuktu, Mali, 24 January 2009
2009/01/24 Eulogy by Her Excellency, Minister, Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma at Mike Terry’s Memorial Service, Saturday, 24th January, 2009, London
2009/01/23 Minister Dlamini Zuma to address a Memorial Service in honour of Mike Terry, Former Executive Secretary of British Anti-Apartheid Movement
2009/01/23 SADC Summit: Media Accreditation and Programme
2009/01/23 Notes following Briefing to the Media on Conclusion of South Africa – Denmark Bilateral Discussions, Union Buildings, East Wing, Pretoria, Friday 23 January 2009
2009/01/23 South African Humanitarian Aid en route to Gaza
2009/01/23 Deputy Minister Hajaig to Co-Chair South Africa – Japan Partnership Forum, Tokyo
2009/01/22

South Africa to host SADC Extraordinary Summit: Accreditation Requirements

2009/01/22 Statement on the Cabinet Meeting, 20 January 2009
2009/01/22 South Africa to host SADC Summit on Zimbabwe, Monday 26 January 2009, Pretoria 
2009/01/21

Minister Dlamini Zuma to host Danish Foreign Minister Per Stig Møller, Friday 23 January, Pretoria

2009/01/21

President Motlanthe to participate in handover ceremony of Timbuktu Archives and Library Building to the Government Mali

2009/01/19

Ambassador Welile Nhlapo to represent Souht Africa at the Inauguration of USA President-Elect Barack Obama

2009/01/19 SADC Delegation arrives in Harare
2009/01/19 Vacancies in the Department of Foreign Affairs
2009/01/16 Opening Remarks on Commencement of South Africa – European Union Troika Ministerial Meeting Arabella Sheraton, Kleinmond, Western Cape, Friday 16 January 2009
2009/01/16 Media Statement on Zimbabwe Inter-Party Dialogue , 15 January 2009
2009/01/14 Notes following Briefing to Media by Director-General Dr Ayanda Ntsaluba Media Centre, Union Buildings, Pretoria, Wednesday 14 January 2009
2009/01/14 Minister Dlamini Zuma to lead South African Delegation to the 8th Meeting of the SA-EU Ministerial Troika
2009/01/14 Minister Dlamini Zuma to hold Discussions with Chinese Counterpart
2009/01/14 Media Programme for incoming Visit by Chinese Foreign Minister, Friday 16 January 2009
2009/01/14 Media Programme for South Africa – European Union Ministerial Troika Meeting and incoming Visit by Chinese Foreign Minister, Friday 16 January 2009
2009/01/14 Director-General Dr Ayanda Ntsaluba will brief the media on current international developments
2009/01/13 Farewell Remarks by Deputy Minister Sue van der Merwe on the occasion of the farewell lunch in honour of Ambassador Eric Bost of the United States of America, Tuesday 13 January 2009
2009/01/12 Ambassador Matjila to Co-chair Review Meeting of SA-Iran JBC
2009/01/12 Deputy President Baleka Mbete to hold Bilateral Discussions with Swedish Deputy Prime Minister Maud Olofsson
2009/01/08 South African Government Statement on Sexual Orientation
2009/01/06 Minister Dlamini Zuma to represent South Africa during Ghana’s Presidential Inauguration Ceremony
2009/01/03

South African President Kgalema Motlanthe Congratulates John Atta Mills as President Elect of the Republic of Ghana

2009/01/03

South African Government remains Optimistic about the  possibility of the release of the 3 South Africans Abducted in Yemen

2009/01/02 Statement by the Minister of Foreign Affairs on the Conclusion of South Africa’s Term as an Elected Member of the Security Council
 
   
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2003 Department of Foreign Affairs, Republic of South Africa
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