All 10 South Africans detained in China heading home - Dirco

2015-07-17 12:31

All 10 South Africans detained in China a few weeks ago will soon be home, the department of international relations and co-operation has confirmed.

Zuma congratulates Zambia’s new leader Lungu

2015-01-25 16:00

President Jacob Zuma has congratulated Zambia’s new president-elect Edgar Lungu with a commitment that the two countries would work closely together.

SA condemns Egypt attack

2014-10-29 11:42

The South African government has condemned last week’s attack in Egypt in which at least 30 soldiers were killed.

Zuma to travel to Lesotho for peace talks

2014-09-08 15:37

President Jacob Zuma is set to travel to Lesotho to discuss restoring "peace and stability" in the country, the international relations department says.

SADC leaders to meet over Lesotho unrest

2014-08-31 18:23

Foreign ministers of three Southern Africa Development Community member states will be discussing the recent events in Lesotho, Dirco has confirmed.

SA condemns apparent coup in Lesotho

2014-08-30 16:00

The government says the actions of the Lesotho defence force bear the hallmarks of a coup, adding that this will not be tolerated by the region.

DRC thanks SA for M23 intervention

2013-12-02 07:34

DRC's president Joseph Kabila has thanked South Africa for its role in defeating the M23 rebels in Goma, the department of international relations and co-operation says.

SA against military intervention in Syria

2013-08-29 10:48

The South African government does not support the idea of military intervention in Syria, the department of international relations and co-operation says.

AU to adopt SA military initiative

2013-05-28 14:38

The African Union will establish a new military force following a suggestion from South Africa, the international relations and co-operation department says.

Zuma to visit Algeria, Nigeria

2013-04-12 20:02

President Jacob Zuma is set to visit Algeria and Nigeria for talks, the department of international relations says.


SA government slams Nigeria for recalling ambassadors

2015-04-26 16:08

South Africa has slammed Nigeria for recalling its ambassadors from the country following the recent spate of xenophobic attacks which left at least seven people dead.

SA government condemns Pakistan attack

2014-12-16 20:48

The South African government has condemned a terrorist attack in Pakistan which killed 130 people, mostly children, the department of international relations says.

Madagascar's ex-president returns from exile

2014-10-13 12:24

Former Madagascar president Marc Ravalomanana, who has been living in exile in South Africa since his ouster in 2009, has returned home.

Lesotho 'coup' a test for Mugabe – reports

2014-09-01 12:40

Zimbabwean media reports that the attempted coup in Lesotho gives President Robert Mugabe, who is the new Southern African Development chair, his first test in dealing with coups.

SA not sending troops to Lesotho

2014-08-30 17:16

The SA government is not immediately sending troops to Lesotho following claims of a coup, saying diplomacy should be given a chance and the situation should be resolved peacefully.

SA - release Israeli teens

2014-06-20 22:36

The South African government has called on the kidnappers of three Israeli teenagers to release them.

Govt launches online radio station

2013-10-18 08:01

The department of international relations and co-operation has launched Ubuntu Radio, a 24-hour internet radio station aimed at enhancing communication on the country's foreign policy.

Dept: No military solution to Syria conflict

2013-05-29 22:44

There is no military solution to the on-going conflict in Syria, the department of international relations says, after reports that Britain and France supported plans to lift the EU's arms embargo on the country.

No reports of South Africans hurt in Japan quake

2013-04-13 12:03

No South Africans have yet been reported injured in the 6.3 magnitude earthquake that struck Japan the department of international relations says.

Karabus has to submit to UAE law - dept

2013-03-28 21:03

Professor Cyril Karabus has no choice but to submit to the UAE's legal process, the dept of international relations, after it emerged that he will not be allowed to come back to South Africa yet.

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