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.

SA summons Israeli ambassador

2012-12-06 14:37

The government has summoned Israel's ambassador in protest against his country's decision to build 3 000 new settlement homes on the West Bank.

Govt calls for end to Myanmar violence

2012-08-08 17:53

The government of Myanmar must continue its efforts at national reconciliation to end sectarian violence in the Rakhine state, says the South African government.

US seeks to add value: Hillary Clinton

2012-08-07 20:12

The United States is seeking to give rather than take in its relationship with Sub-Saharan Africa, says visiting Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.

Clinton holds strategic talks in SA

2012-08-07 12:01

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is meeting top South African officials in talks focused on HIV/Aids, trade and the response to events in global hotspots.

Zuma arrives in Beijing

2012-07-18 14:06

President Jacob Zuma has arrived on a working visit in Beijing, China, the presidency says.

Motlanthe in Turkey for working visit

2012-06-07 15:12

Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe has arrived in Ankara, Turkey, for a two-day working visit, the presidency says.

SA donates R10m in aid to Congo

2012-03-28 18:52

The department of international relations has donated R10m in aid to victims of the explosion in Brazzaville, in the Republic of Congo, says a charity group.

SA condemns violence in Syria

2012-03-22 21:39

South Africa has condemned the escalating violence in Syria and has urged that country to seek a peaceful political solution.

SA intervenes in Sahel region

2012-03-21 22:12

South Africa will give humanitarian assistance to four core countries of the Sahel region, says the department of international relations.


Top official probed over R530m expenditure

2013-09-19 11:00

International relations director general Jerry Matjila has been placed on special leave following allegations of irregular expenditure of over R500m in taxpayers' money, according to a report.

SA woman arrested in Indonesia

2012-08-29 16:57

A South African woman has been arrested in Indonesia but the department of international relations isn't too sure of the exact charges against her.

Live up to Mandela, Clinton urges

2012-08-08 14:32

South Africa must live up to the legacy left by Nelson Mandela by promoting human rights and democracy among its neighbours and around the world, says US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.

Clinton urges SA to take leading role

2012-08-07 14:17

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has held talks with International Relations Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane to map out strategy on global issues and press SA to play a stronger regional role.

SA: Syria resolution unbalanced

2012-07-20 15:36

South Africa has abstained from voting on a UN Security Council resolution on Syria because it is "unbalanced", says Deputy International Relations and Co-operation Minister Ebrahim Ebrahim.

Zuma congratulates South Sudan

2012-07-09 19:45

President Jacob Zuma has congratulated South Sudan on its first anniversary of independence.

SA victims of Qatar fire buried

2012-05-29 17:43

Two expatriate South Africans killed in a fire at an upmarket shopping centre in Doha, Qatar, have been buried.

South Africans stranded in Mali

2012-03-24 16:01

There are South Africans stuck in Mali after the coup d’état in the West African nation.

SA forks out R12m on guests at ANC bash

2012-03-22 15:50

South Africa spent R12m on hosting foreign guests at the ANC's 100-year celebrations, says International Relations Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane.

Align SA foreign policy with world: ANC

2012-03-20 14:22

South Africa needs to make sure its foreign policy is in line with the world, according to the ANC's draft policy discussion document on international relations.

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