Peace and stability in Africa a priority as South Africa joins the UN Security Council

2019-01-02 16:59

South Africa will work towards promoting political processes and addressing the pivotal nexus between security and development, writes Ndivhuwo Mabaya.

Sisulu wants probe into SA man's alleged links to jihadist activities in Mozambique

2019-01-01 14:56

The international relations minister views the allegations against Andre Hanekom in a "very serious light".

SA teen, 6 others released from prison in China - Dirco

2018-12-18 14:19

Tristan-Lee Niemand and another six South Africans have been released from prison in China and will be deported to South Africa, says the Department of International Relations.

SA journalist Angela Quintal and colleague were detained in Tanzania for working while on tourist visas - govt

2018-11-12 15:44

South African journalist Angela Quintal and her Kenyan colleague Muthoki Mumo were arrested in Tanzania because they were working while in the country on tourist visas, Tanzanian authorities have told the SA government.

The world has lost an inspirational leader in Jockin Arputham

2018-10-24 10:34

The world lost an inspirational leader and fighter for slum-dwellers' rights, who died in India on Saturday, 13 October 2018, at the age of 71, writes Lindiwe Sisulu.

Belgium pledges €30m to SA for land reform

2018-09-10 20:59

The Belgian government has committed €30m to South Africa's land reform process, Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Lindiwe Sisulu has said.

Post-election violence probe: SA says ready to assist Zim President Mnangagwa

2018-08-28 06:15

SA would be ready to assist Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa with a commission of inquiry into the post-election shootings of protesters if needed, international relations minister Lindiwe Sisulu says.

Lobby groups must stop spreading 'blatant lies' about land overseas - Sisulu

2018-08-27 15:22

International Relations and Cooperation Minister Lindiwe Sisulu says South African lobby groups opposed to land reform should stop spreading "blatant lies" on the issue abroad.

SADC to continue advancing regional integration

2018-08-17 12:00

It is time that we diversify our economies, increase participation of SADC member states in regional value chains and promote value addition, writes Lindiwe Sisulu.

SA might flip-flop on decision to withdraw from ICC - Lindiwe Sisulu

2018-07-04 20:48

International relations minister Lindiwe Sisulu has hinted that South Africa might yet flip-flop on a decision by the governing party that the country should withdraw from the International Criminal Court.


SA takes up seat on UN Security Council

2019-01-02 12:09

South Africa started off the New Year by officially assuming its seat as a non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council for the period 2019-2020.

SA vote in support of UN resolution on human rights in Myanmar part of 'new approach' – Sisulu

2018-12-25 09:03

Myanmar has been at the centre of violence targeting Rohingya Muslims, the harsh treatment of ethnic minorities, an about-face on press freedom and crackdowns on civic groups.

SA seeks normalised ties with Rwanda after Lindiwe Sisulu 'prostitute' insult

2018-12-11 13:04

South Africa remains committed to normalising diplomatic relations with Rwanda, but insulting Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Lindiwe Sisulu isn't helping the cause as it only serves as a distraction, says Sisulu's spokesperson.

Sisulu welcomes release of former SANDF Colonel William Endley

2018-11-01 21:17

The government has welcomed the decision by South Sudan President Salva Kiir to pardon former SA National Defence Force Colonel William Endley as a gesture of peace.

Sisulu, Pompeo agree to briefing session on SA's land reform, following Trump tweets

2018-09-28 23:03

Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Lindiwe Sisulu and her US counterpart Michael Pompeo have decided to hold a land reform briefing session for US companies based in South Africa.

Sisulu: China's growth due to 'planning, ingenuity, hard work'

2018-09-03 13:30

International Relations and Cooperation Minister Lindiwe Sisulu has praised China's growth, saying Africa can learn from the world's second-largest economy.

SA says hopeful of peaceful DRC vote

2018-08-27 21:06

Continental powerhouse South Africa has expressed confidence that upcoming elections in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) would be peaceful after assurances from the authorities in the troubled country.

False information on land reform process a disservice to South Africa

2018-08-27 11:54

When government announced that land reform would be addressed through a consultative process, certain interest groups started to spread lies and half-truths internationally, writes Lindiwe Sisulu.

Discussion on trade wars unavoidable at Brics - Dirco

2018-07-23 20:36

The Brics Summit will not focus on the China and the US trade tiff, but tariff battles must be discussed, said Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Lindiwe Sisulu.

Scammed SA teachers released, heading back home from China

2018-06-22 11:47

The Chinese government has released a group of aspiring teachers who were stranded in the country after being scammed.

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