Questions over kidnapped journalist's Syrian visa

2017-02-04 14:25

Gift of the Givers says it and its personnel did not apply for Syrian visas upon entering the country, as they received permission from the civilian-controlled region they were working in.

No immediate danger - state security minister on US terror alert

2016-06-06 11:03

State Security Minister David Mahlobo has said there is no immediate danger, following the US government's terror alert for its citizens in South Africa.

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.


I must inform SA on movements, says South Sudan rebel leader Machar

2016-12-18 22:00

South Sudan rebel leader Riek Machar says he cannot leave his home in South Africa without first informing South African authorities.

International relations spokesperson, US ambassador in 'twar on terror alert'

2016-06-05 11:13

International Relations spokesperson Clayson Monyela and US ambassador Patrick Gaspard have engaged in a Twitter battle over the terror alert issued by the US government.

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.

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