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:: Message from Ambassador L.S. Ngonyama
Dear Reader,

It gives me great pleasure to welcome you to the Website of the South African Embassy in Madrid.

For those of you who are looking for useful information on South Africa we have endeavoured to supply you with some of the most relevant links which hopefully will provide the answers that you are looking for whether they are of a political, economic or social nature. For those of you who don’t know South Africa at all, I would like to welcome you to browse through our website and I trust that you will find this journey of great interest.

For our Spanish visitors to this site, you will remember that South Africa successfully hosted the 2010 FIFA World Cup where your national senior men’s football team, “La Roja” won for the first time th e prestigious FIFA Trophy.

You may also know that South Africa was the first African country to host this FIFA Championship. With this tournament, South Africa again proved that we are a country that embraces excellence and that we have the capacity to organize and stage premium world events such as these. Read More
10th Session of the South Africa-Spain Annual Consultations in Madrid from 9th – 10th April 2015
The South African Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Mr Lluwelyn Landers and his Spanish counterpart, Mr Ignacio Ybáñez Rubio- Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, co-chaired the 10th Session of the South Africa-Spain Annual Consultations in Madrid from 9th to 10th April 2015.
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Embassy organised highly successful Mandela day events in Móstoles and Madrid City on 17 and 20 July 2015
The South African Embassy in Madrid, in keeping with International Nelson Mandela Day campaign for peoples around the world to spend at least 67 minutes of their time on 18th July each year helping those in need in honor of the late Former President Nelson Mandela, held a series of highly successful events on Friday, 17 July and Monday, 20 July 2015. Read More
South African Embassy in Madrid hosted a successful National Day on 16 June 2015
The South African Embassy in Madrid hosted a highly successful Freedom Day Ceremony at the InterContinental Hotel in Madrid on 16 June 2015, so as to combine with Youth Day and recognition of Armed Forces Day. During the event, speeches were delivered by Ambassador Lulama Smuts Ngonyama and by the Spanish Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs, H.E. Ignacio Ybañéz Rubio. Read More
Embassy participated in Africa Day events in Madrid on 25 May 2015.

The Mission in Madrid participated in three events on 25 May 2015 related to celebrations of the Africa Day.
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Ambassador Lulama Smuts Ngonyama Visits Malaga on 09-10 June 2015.

Ambassador Ngonyama visited Malaga on 9-10 June 2015 to participate in a Business Seminar, which focused on the promotion of trade and investment in South Africa.
The seminar was hosted by the Malaga Chamber of Commerce. Ambassador Ngonyama was received by the President of the Commission of Foreign Trade, Ms Maria Paz Hurtado.

The objective of the Seminar was to brief companies in the Province of Malaga about the existing opportunities for Spanish companies in the South and Southern African markets.

As such, Ambassador Ngonyama made a presentation on the investment environment in South Africa and the opportunities available to the 12 participating Spanish companies that came from the foodstuff, construction material, glass, and agro-processing, video games and clothing industries.

During the visit Ambassador Ngonyama also had meetings with Councillor Maria del Mar Martin, Deputy Mayor and Economic Advisor of the City Council of Malaga and Mr Felipe Romera, Director of the Technological Park of Malaga to explore value-add opportunities for South Africa.
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