Source: Republic of South Africa: Department of Government Communication and Information |

Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation officially closes the 4th Brics Youth Summit

The resolutions taken at the BRICS Youth Summit will form part of deliberations at the BRICS Youth Ministers Meeting later this week

Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Ms Reginah Mhaule has today, 18 July 2018, officially closed the 4th BRICS Youth Summit held at Zebula Golf Estate in Bela Bela, Limpopo Province, South Africa. The Summit hosted by the National Youth Development Agency (NYDA) in partnership with the Department of…

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…

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Seychelles |

Seychelles Government Participates at the 20th Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) Summit of Heads of State and Government

The Seychelles government is participating at the 20th Summit of Heads of State and Government of the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) Authority that is taking place from the 9th to 19th July 2018 in Lusaka, Zambia. Ambassador Barry Faure, Secretary of State and Executive Head of the…

Source: Republic of South Africa: The Presidency |

South Africa: Deputy President Mabuza to Address the National Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (Bbbee) Rural and Township Economy Summit in Eastern Cape

The summit is expected to be attended by over 1 000 delegates from across the country, to exchange ideas, knowledge and expertise

Deputy President David Mabuza will tomorrow, 19 July 2018, officially open the National Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment Rural and Township Economy Summit that will take place at the East London International Convention Centre in the Eastern Cape. The summit is scheduled to take place over two days between 19-20 July…

Source: Embassy of Ireland, South Africa |

South Africa: Nelson Mandela Exhibition Dublin

It explores Mandela's extraordinary life through five themes – Leader, Comrade, Negotiator, Prisoner, Statesman

This year marks the centenary of Nelson Mandela's birth as well as twenty five years of diplomatic relations between Ireland and South Africa. To commemorate both occasions, the Department of Foreign Affairs & Trade, in collaboration with Kilmainham Gaol Museum, the Office of Public Works, and the South African Apartheid…

Source: Republic of South Africa: Department of Government Communication and Information |

South Africa: The Minister of Telecommunications and Postal Services, Dr. Siyabonga Cwele to Lead the Department’s Imbizo in Majwemasweu, Free State

The Minister is expected to use the visit to the district to update the councillors on the progress in the payment of social grants

The Minister of Telecommunications and Postal Services, Dr Siyabonga Cwele will lead the Department’s Imbizo in Majwemasweu, Free State on Wednesday, 18 July 2018. The Department has partnered with the Lejweleputswa District Municipality and the Masilonyana Local Municipality to monitor the implementation of the card swap programme for social grants…

Source: Republic of South Africa: Department of Government Communication and Information |

South Africa: Remarks by The Minister of Small Business Development, Ms Lindiwe Zulu, on the Occasion of the Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (BRICS) Youth Summit

Remarks by The Minister of Small Business Development, Ms Lindiwe Zulu, on the Occasion of the Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (BRICS) Youth Summit: Programme Director; Chairperson of the National Youth Development Agency, Mr Sifiso Mtshweni; Honoured guests; Ladies and gentlemen   Addressing young people in 1995 on…

Source: Republic of South Africa: The Parliament |

South Africa: Committee Takes Road Accident Benefit Scheme Bill to the People

Various proposals have been made during the parliamentary leg of the public hearings, where professional bodies came to present

The Portfolio Committee on Transport has called on local communities to come in numbers and attend public hearings on the Road Accident Benefit Scheme (RABS) Bill starting from next week. The Chairperson of the Committee, Ms Dikeledi Magadzi, said the committee is looking to solicit views as wide as possible…

Source: Republic of South Africa: Department of Government Communication and Information |

South Africa: Media Roundtable and Site Visit on the 10th Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (BRICS) Summit

The 2018 Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (BRICS) event seeks to focus on leveraging the Strategy for Economic Partnership towards the pursuit of Inclusive Growth and Advancing the 4th Industrial Revolution

Members of the media are invited to the BRICS roundtable discussion to be held under the theme “BRICS in Africa: Collaboration for Inclusive Growth and Shared Prosperity in the 4th Industrial Revolution”. The content will focus of South Africa’s achievements within BRICS and desired outcomes from Chairing the 10th BRICS Summit.…