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  • President Cyril Ramaphosa assumes AU chairship

    President Cyril Ramaphosa assumes AU chairship 9 February 2020 “Let us build the Africa we want. Let the guns be silenced. Let our swords be beaten to ploughshares, and our spears turned into pruning hooks. It is the actions we take from this day onwa...
  • Autonomy of the Demarcation Board is expressed through active public participation

    Autonomy of the Demarcation Board is expressed through active public participation by Congress Mahlangu, President of State-Owned Entities Communicators Association (SOECA) 22 February 2020 In terms of the constitution of the Republic of South Afri...
  • AfDB committed to Zimbabwe realising its full potential

    AfDB committed to Zimbabwe realising its full potential 21 February 2020 The African Development Bank (AfDB) pledged support for Zimbabwe when a team of its executive directors paid a courtesy call on President Mnangagwa at his Munhumutapa Offices. Fin...
  • A showcase of Tunisian jewellery

    A showcase of Tunisian jewellery 20 February 2020 Amel Henchiri, a Tunisia jewellery maker was inspired by jewellery that her mother and aunts wore, jewellery passed down over generations. Jewellery is heritage, said Henchiri, and not wanting old jewell...
  • Direct Air Connectivity between Mumbai and Joburg

    Direct Air Connectivity between Mumbai and Joburg 21 February 2020 Recently appointed Consul-General of South Africa in Mumbai, Andrea Kühn met with the Governor of Maharashtra, Bhagat Singh Koshyari at the Raj Bhawan who welcomed her to Maharashtra. ...
  • The dynamism of South Africa’s diversity of cultures: A Rainbow nation

    The dynamism of South Africa’s diversity of cultures: A Rainbow nation by Stella Sigcau 19 February 2020 South Africa, which is often referred to as the cradle of humankind, is home to diverse cultures which are dynamic for example but not limited to...
  • SA open for increased German investment

    SA open for increased German investment 6 February 2020 South Africa is keen to attract higher levels of investment from Germany and to increase bilateral trade, says President Cyril Ramaphosa. The President made the remarks while addressing delegates ...
  • Traditional Leaders: unsung heroes of the liberation struggle and colonial resistance?

    Traditional Leaders: unsung heroes of the liberation struggle and colonial resistance? By Stella Sigcau 13 February 2020 2020 marks 30 years since the release of the global icon the late former President Mandela from prison after having spent 27 years ...
  • The fall of a legend: Joseph Shabalala of the Ladysmith Black Mambazo passes

    The fall of a legend: Joseph Shabalala of the Ladysmith Black Mambazo passes By Stella Sigcau 12 February 2020 On 11 February 2020 South Africans woke up to the sad news of the passing of a musical legend Joseph Shabalala, this when South Africa was ce...
  • Foreign Affairs of Australia – South Asia: Resting a New Agenda for the 21st Century

    Foreign Affairs of Australia – South Asia:  Resting a New Agenda for the 21st Century 11 February 2020 By Srimal Fernando and Ellise Camilleri There is much scholarship on the rising power of Southeast Asian countries. Australia’s foreign pol...
  • India and South Africa intertwined

    India and South Africa intertwined 27 January 2020 India and South Africa are two nations born through struggle and sacrifice and whose history and future are intertwined. Pictured (l-r) Mrs Minako Sarkar, Mr Bene M’Poko, Ambassador of the Democratic...
  • Before Sleep - Holocaust Remembrance Day

    Before Sleep - Holocaust Remembrance Day 1 February 2020 The 27th of January 2020 marks the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz & UN Holocaust Remembrance Day. It was on this day in 1945 that the people in Auschwitz, the biggest concentr...
  • Australia remains open for business

    Australia remains open for business 1 February 2020 Welcoming guests to Australia Day Mrs Gita Kamath, High Commissioner of Australia to South Africa began by acknowledging the Aboriginal land on which Australia was founded, and paying respect to tradit...
  • Ecuadorian Coffee Tasting

    Ecuadorian Coffee Tasting 3 February 2020 Ecuador is one of only 15 countries that grow both Arabica and Robusta beans, the two main categories of coffee. Coffee beans are grown in different regions throughout this biodiverse country resulting in coffee...
  • Rise Palestine

    Rise Palestine 20 February 2020 “We, Palestinians, are survivors,” said Her Excellency Hanan Jarrar, recently accredited Ambassador of Palestine to South Africa. She arrives in South Africa at a time when the African continent is rapidly changing an...
  • Celebrating REGGAE Month 2020 … Come Ketch Di Riddim

    Celebrating REGGAE Month 2020 … Come Ketch Di Riddim 6 February 2020 By H.E. Angella Comfort, High Commissioner of Jamaica This year, 2020, marks the start of a new decade with all the excitement and anticipation that such a milestone brings. &nb...
  • Exploring the cultures and environmental heritage of South African Kingdoms: Komjekejeke Heritage Site

    Exploring the cultures and environmental heritage of South African Kingdoms: Komjekejeke Heritage Site by Stella Sigcau 3 February 2020 KoMjekejeke, it is reported came from the word Jekezela, which means in isiNdebele language “to live in comfort an...
  • The palm oil paradox: What Asia can learn from Gabon

    The palm oil paradox: What Asia can learn from Gabon A view of palm fruit in Sampoinet, Aceh Jaya, Indonesia, 27 April 2019 (issued 16 May 2019). EPA-EFE/HOTLI SIMANJUNTAK By Luveshni Odayar 28 January 2020 Palm oil is universally viewed as one of t...
  • Business called to support Africa's economic aspirations

    Business called to support Africa's economic aspirations Photo: Africa Heads of Mission Conference held at the Department of International Relations (credit: Yolande Snyman/Dirco) 28 January 2020 President Cyril Ramaphosa has called on the South Afri...
  • South Africa is on an Investment Drive says Ramaphosa

    South Africa is on an Investment Drive says Ramaphosa Photo: (l-r) Major General Gaudence Milanzi of Tanzania, Mr Mohamed Ali Mire of  Somalia, Mr Tariq bin Ali-Faraj AL-Ansari of Qatar, Mr Rachid Benlounes of     Algeria, Mr Ante C...


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
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