Share the AU’s vision

2015-05-25 13:29

The founders of the African Union (AU), previously known as the Organisation of African Unity, showed great resolve and collective purpose in 1963 in leading the world against colonialism and apartheid on the continent.

SA condemns attempt to seize power in Burundi

2015-05-15 12:38

SA has condemns an attempt to seize power through unconstitutional means in Burundi, the Minister of International Relations Maite Nkoana-Mashabane says.

African diplomats to meet Nkoana-Mashabane over xenophobia

2015-04-16 22:54

International Relations Minister Maite Maite Nkoana-Mashabane is set to meet with ambassadors and diplomats from other African countries to discuss the latest wave of xenophobic attacks in the country.

Lesotho opposition forms coalition

2015-03-04 23:07

Opposition parties in Lesotho have formed a coalition government after beating Prime Minister Thomas Thabane's party in snap elections.

SADC election observers begin work in Lesotho

2015-02-19 13:59

The Southern African Development Community Election Observer Mission has reportedly started its work in Lesotho ahead of the 28 February elections.

Nkoana-Mashabane in Lesotho

2015-02-17 17:49

International Relations Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane has arrived in Lesotho ahead of the launch of the SADC election observer mission.

SA has 'no qualms' about Mugabe's AU role

2015-02-09 13:12

International Relations Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane says Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe chaired the African Union's heads of state summit in a professional manner.

Nkoana-Mashabane slams SA soldiers’ role in Nigeria

2015-01-27 16:30

International Relations and Co-operation Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane has expressed her “dismay” about ex-soldiers who have been contracted to help the Nigerian army fight Boko Haram.

China to help alleviate SA skills shortage

2014-12-09 18:02

International Relations Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane says China will increase short-term skills development programmes in South Africa.

Budget will reveal Russia trip costs

2014-12-09 06:12

President Jacob Zuma will answer questions on the cost of his trips to Russia between 2011 and 2014 in the Presidency's budgets, he said.


SA condemns Burundi coup attempt, calls for a democratic solution

2015-05-15 17:19

South Africa does not believe the answer to Burundi’s problems lies in a coup d’etat, International Relations Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane has said.

SA-Iran to hold talks in Tehran

2015-05-10 11:55

International Relations Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane is in Iran for bilateral meetings with that country's government.

SA records R73bn trade deficit with China

2015-04-14 17:44

South Africa has recorded a trade deficit of R73bn with China, says International Relations Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane following bilateral talks.

SA to host SADC meeting on Lesotho

2015-02-20 13:38

SADC leader are set to meet in Pretoria about the "political and security" situation in Lesotho, while an unprecedented court case against King Letsie III in Maseru is threatening to spark protest action.

Nkoana-Mashabane hopeful for Lesotho vote

2015-02-18 15:45

International Relations Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane has expressed hope that Lesotho’s elections would be free and fair.

Zuma: SADC wants Lesotho elections on track

2015-02-09 18:05

President Jacob Zuma says the Lesotho elections have to happen as scheduled at the end of the month so that the troubled country can move on.

Brace yourselves, we’re off to war (any day now)

2015-01-27 19:35

Attacks on rebel forces in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo could start any time now, says International Relations Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane.

Boats, oxen deployed to save Zambia's rain-hit polls

2015-01-21 13:08

Boats and ox-wagons have deployed to get ballot papers to parts of Zambia hit by torrential rains as presidential elections are extended for a second day.

No clarity from Dirco over Korkie's release

2014-12-09 16:02

International Relations Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane has failed to clarify whether her department knew that Pierre Korkie's release had been secured.

Nkoana-Mashabane observes Mauritius poll

2014-12-01 21:05

International Relations Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane has officially launched the SADC election observer mission in Mauritius.

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