South African, French, African foreign ministers to meet today

Paris-0792International Relations and Cooperation Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane arrived in Paris, France, yesterday morning, 04 December 2013, where she is leading a South African Government delegation to the France-Africa Summit taking place from 06-07 December 2013.

The summit will be preceded … Read the rest

Lieberman urges S. Africa’s Jews to emigrate before it’s too late

Former Israeli foreign minister says ‘pogrom’ against Jews is just a matter of time

A senior Israeli politician on Sunday urged South Africa’s Jews to leave their homes and emigrate to Israel in the wake of critical comments against Israel … Read the rest

UN president supports African calls for Security Council reform

The President of the United Nations General Assembly has also thrown his weight behind calls for reform of the Security Council. Serbian Vuk Jeremic met International Relations and Cooperation Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane in Pretoria.

Reiterating that an urgent call for … Read the rest

European Union must not side with the farm murderers of South Africa

by Dan Roodt

The news that South Africa supplies 70% of the citrus fruit consumed in the European Union adds another ingredient to the debate around farmland in South Africa. In strictly economic terms, both farm murders and ANC’s radical … Read the rest

South African minister ‘appalled’ by violence against Somalis

Statement by the Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Ms. Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, on international developments, 07 June 2013, OR Tambo Building

Good morning ladies and gentlemen of the media.

In our briefing today, we will focus on a number of … Read the rest

Belgian deputy prime minister in South Africa

South Africa is considering ways of strengthening bilateral economic relations with Belgium, International Relations Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane said on Wednesday.

She told reporters in Pretoria that a visiting Belgian delegation would meet South African ministers to explore the possible co-operation.… Read the rest