Source: Republic of South Africa: Department of International Relations and Cooperation |

The Republic of South Africa sends Condolences to the People of Kingdom Jordan following the Terrorist Attack on Friday 11 August 2018

The South African Government was deeply saddened to hear of the tragic passing-on of 5 Jordanian security officials on 11 August 2018, following a suicide bomb attack in the Jordanian town of Fuheis. The blast is believed to have targeted the annual Fuheis festival, a prominently Christian gathering that is…

Source: Republic of South Africa: Department of International Relations and Cooperation |

Deputy Minister Landers to address the African Regional Conference on Nuclear Disarmament and Lethal Autonomous Weapons

The Conference will be co-hosted by the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) and the Department of International Relations and Cooperation

The Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Mr Luwellyn Landers, will tomorrow, 16 August 2018, address the African Regional Conference on Nuclear Disarmament and Lethal Autonomous Weapons at the Premier Hotel in Pretoria. The Conference will be co-hosted by the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, International Campaign to Abolish…

Source: Republic of South Africa: Department of International Relations and Cooperation |

The Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO) assisting distressed South African citizen in Germany

The Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO) is aware of the case of a distressed citizen reported by Mr Baise on Sunday, 12 August 2018. By Monday, 13 August 2018, our Embassy in Berlin made direct contact with him. The news report gives the impression that DIRCO has not…

Source: Republic of South Africa: Department of International Relations and Cooperation |

Minister Sisulu to host scheduled monthly media engagement to discuss Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (BRICS) and Continental issues

The media briefing forms part of the Minister’s commitment to continuously engage members of the press, academics and analysts on South Africa’s foreign policy and any other developments across the world

Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Ms Lindiwe Sisulu will tomorrow, 02 August July 2018, address members of the media on the recently held 10th BRICS Summit as well continental and international issues. South Africa hosted the 10th BRICS Summit from 25 to 27 July 2018 under the theme: “BRICS…

Source: Republic of South Africa: Department of International Relations and Cooperation |

Statement by H.E President Cyril Ramaphosa on the Occasion of the Post-10th BRICS Summit Media briefing, 27 July 2018, Sandton, Johannesburg

Statement by H.E President Cyril Ramaphosa on the Occasion of the Post-10th BRICS Summit Media briefing, 27 July 2018, Sandton, Johannesburg : We have just completed a successful 10th BRICS Summit that was held from 25 to 27 July 2018 in Sandton, South Africa, hosted by  H.E President Cyril Ramaphosa…

Source: Republic of South Africa: Department of International Relations and Cooperation |

BRICS in Africa: Collaboration for Inclusive Growth and Shared Prosperity in the 4th Industrial Revolution

10th BRICS Summit Johannesburg Declaration

I.        PREAMBLE We, the Heads of State and Government of the Federative Republic of Brazil, the Russian Federation, the Republic of India, the People's Republic of China and the Republic of South Africa, met from 25 - 27 July 2018 in Johannesburg, at the 10th BRICS Summit. The 10th…

Source: Republic of South Africa: Department of International Relations and Cooperation |

Toast Remarks by His Excellency President Cyril Ramaphosa at The State Banquet Held in Honour of President Xi Jinping of The People’s Republic of China

Sefako Makgatho Presidential Guesthouse in Pretoria. 24 July 2018

Your Excellency President Xi Jinping and Madame Peng Liyuan, Honourable Ministers and Deputy Ministers, Ambassadors, Senior Officials, Distinguished Guests, Ladies and Gentlemen, Your Excellency, I am privileged to have had the opportunity of extended bilateral talks with you on the eve of the 10th BRICS Summit. Your visit to South…

Source: Republic of South Africa: Department of International Relations and Cooperation |

South Africa: Media Accreditation to the 10th( BRICS) Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Summit

This serves as a reminder to all media accredited to the 10th BRICS Summit scheduled for 25-27 July 2018 in Sandton, Johannesburg, that live accreditation has commenced on Tuesday, 17 July 2018. Media are encouraged to collect their accreditation cards before Tuesday, 24 July 2017. The venue of the accreditation…

Source: Republic of South Africa: Department of International Relations and Cooperation |

BRICS Inter-Ministerial Committee to address the press on the state of readiness

The media briefing will be followed by Ministers doing a walk-about at the Sandton Convention Centre

The Inter-Ministerial Committee on the BRICS Summit, represented by its Chairperson, Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Ms Lindiwe Sisulu and Co-Chairperson, Minister of Higher Education and Training Ms Naledi Pandor, will on Monday, 23 July 2018, address members of the press on South Africa’s state of readiness to host…