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  • Cuban Medical Diplomacy

    Cuban Medical Diplomacy 24 March 2020 Cuba and South Africa’s bilateral agreements date as far back as 1996 when the Health Ministry, through a bilateral agreement with the Ministry of Public Health of Cuba, initiated cooperation in the health field. ...
  • Palestinian Perspective

    Palestinian Perspective by Mrs Hanan Jarrar, Ambassador of Palestine 6 April 2020 It has been a long time since I wrote anything that was not work related, but I feel now is the perfect time for me to start writing again. We are living in historic time...
  • Government’s determination and people’s trust are key to Vietnam’s in fight against COVID-19

    Government’s determination and people’s trust are key to Vietnam’s in fight against COVID-19 6 April 2020 When the COVID-19 pandemic broke out in China’s Wuhan in mid-December last year, concerns about the seriousness of outbreak in Vietnam imme...
  • Embassy of Sweden launches digital stage for cultural exchange amid COVID-19

    Embassy of Sweden launches digital stage for cultural exchange amid COVID-19 1 April 2020 As the impact of COVID-19 is felt across our world, the Embassy together with an array of partners in South Africa and Sweden, has created a digital performance a...
  • Minister Pandor addresses plight of South Africans stranded abroad during the COVID-19 pandemic

    Minister Pandor addresses plight of South Africans stranded abroad during the COVID-19 pandemic 31 March 2020 At a press briefing Dr Naledi Pandor, Minister of International Relations and Cooperation of South Africa addressed South Africa's response to ...
  • Lessons but no Learning: Bringing Asia to Africa

    Lessons but no Learning: Bringing Asia to Africa 30 March 2020 Asia’s development since 1945 shows the power of better policy choices, and the perils of ignoring good lessons. This is one of the main arguments of The Asian Aspiration: Why and how Afri...
  • Locked down

    Locked down 25 March 2020 South Africa goes on a 21 day lockdown on Thursday 26 March at midnight in a bid to halt the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic. "This is a decisive measure to save lives of South Africans from infections and to save lives of hu...
  • Qatar Sports Day

    Qatar Sports Day 11 February 2020 National Sports Day is a public holiday in Qatar and is celebrated annually on the second Tuesday in February. The main objective of the holiday is to promote a healthy lifestyle among Qatar's population. Photo:  ...
  • Taste of Japan

    Taste of Japan 4 March 2020 Chef Zane from South Africa and Chef Suzuki from Japan recently collaborated to tantalize the tastebuds of patrons of the Wood and Fire Restaurant in Brooklyn, Pretoria. l-r) Chef Suzuki, Chef Zane, Mutsumi Suzuki and Ambass...
  • Introspection

    Introspection 18 March 2020 As the Covid 19 pandemic spreads across the globe human activity has dwindled to an idle. Societal events have ground to a halt as humanity conducts an introspection. The virus has no preference of sex or gender nor discrimin...
  • Diverse nations converge at Komjekejeke Heritage site to celebrate King Silamba

    Diverse nations converge at Komjekejeke Heritage site to celebrate King Silamba by Stella Sigcau 19 March 2020 Nations from various parts of Africa were represented during the 40th commemoration of King Silamba at Komjekejeke Heritage Site on 7 March 2...
  • Coronavirus outbreak declared a national disaster

    Coronavirus outbreak declared a national disaster 15 March 2020 President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced a raft of unprecedented interventions to curb the spread of COVID-19 in South Africa, including closing schools from Wednesday, closing 35 ports of e...
  • A Mexican installation at Nirox

    A Mexican installation at Nirox 10 March 2020 The ‘Axis Mundi’ by Mexican artist Paloma Torres was the latest sculpture to be unveiled at Nirox Sculpture Park which is located on 20 hectares of landscaped gardens and waterways in the Cradle of Human...
  • Yemen presents Shield to Gift of the Givers

    Yemen presents Shield to Gift of the Givers 2 March 2020 Ambassador Ahmed Hassan, Chargé d'Affaires Titular of Yemen hosted a reception to welcome newly accredited Ambassadors to South Africa. Photo: Receiving the Shield from Ambassador Hassan on beh...
  • Diverse cultures of Africa: Namibia land of the brave

    Diverse cultures of Africa: Namibia land of the brave by Stella Sigcau 9 March 2020 Namibia, often referred to as the land of the brave due to having fought colonization and won, is home to diverse cultural groups with distinct history and heritage. Na...
  • Blue Deal SA Project signed with Netherlands

    Blue Deal SA Project signed with Netherlands 05 March 2020 Mr Han Peters, Ambassador of the Netherlands to South Africa and Ms Lindiwe Sisulu , SA Minister of Human Settlements, Water and Sanitation, officially signed a Blue Deal South Africa Project. ...
  • A classroom constructed in honour of Guyana’s 50th Republic Anniversary

    A classroom constructed in honour of Guyana’s 50th Republic Anniversary 26 February 2020 In celebration of the 50th Anniversary as the Cooperative Republic of Guyana, the Guyana High Commission in South Africa hosted members of the Guyanese Diaspora, ...
  • Municipal Board should foster social cohesion through the use of indigenous languages

    Municipal Board should foster social cohesion through the use of indigenous languages by Congress Mahlangu, the President of State-Owned Entities Communicators Associators (SOECA) 3 March 2020 The month of February is significant in the world today as ...
  • President Ramaphosa officially opens the National House of Traditional Leaders

    President Ramaphosa officially opens the National House of Traditional Leaders By Stella Sigcau 25 February 2020 President Cyril Ramaphosa has officially opened the National House of Traditional Leaders for 2020 at a colourful event that took place in ...
  • SA host Portugal for bilateral consultations

    SA host Portugal for bilateral consultations 22 February 2020 The Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Dr Naledi Pandor, hosted the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Portuguese Republic, Professor Augusto Santos Silva, for bilateral con...


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
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