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  7-15 Jun: Media Advisory Note for the 25th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the African Union, Johannesburg, South Africa
 

7-15 Jun: 25th African Union Summit - African Union Commission media information, Johannesburg, South Africa (.pdf)

 

29 May: Department of International Relations and Cooperation hosts South African students selected for a Swedish Post-graduate Scholarship Programme, Pretoria, South Africa

  28-29 May: Working Visit by President Jacob Zuma to Abuja, Federal Republic of Nigeria
  25 May: Deputy Minister Nomaindiya Mfeketo meets with representatives of the International Tamil Diaspora organisations from Sri Lanka, in London, United Kingdom
  25 May: Africa Day
  22 May: BRICS Deputy Foreign Affairs Ministers Meeting, Moscow, Russian Federation
  21 May: Budget Vote Speech by Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, Cape Town, South Africa
  20-21 May: Media activities linked to DIRCO’s Budget Vote Speech, Cape Town, South Africa
  20-21 May: State Visit by President Jacob Zuma to Maputo, Mozambique
  19 May: Ninth Session of the South Africa - India Joint Ministerial Commission (JMC), Durban, South Africa
  18-27 May: Sixth Session of the Pan African Parliament (PAP), Midrand, South Africa
  15 May: Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane briefs Media on International Developments, Pretoria, South Africa
  15 May: Media Workshop on the 25th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of Heads of State and Government of the African Union (AU Summit), Pretoria, South Africa
  10-11 May: Twelfth Meeting of the South Africa - Iran Joint Commission, Tehran, Iran
  6 May: Working Visit by President Hage Geingob of the Republic of Namibia, Cape Town, South Africa
  4-5 May: First IORA Blue Economy Core Group Workshop entitled: "Promoting Fisheries & Aquaculture and Maritime Safety & Security Cooperation in Indian Ocean Region,", Durban, South Africa
  1 May: Workers Day (South Africa)
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Media Advisory Note for the 25th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the African Union, South Africa, 07-15 June 2015. As per the attached Media Advisory Note, all media personnel operating from within South Africa, must apply for accreditation through the Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO), by filling in and submitting the attached Media Accreditation Template. (Information required for Application of Media Accreditation).

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25th African Union Summit in Johannesburg - African Union Commission media information. Online accreditation for journalists now available. The Directorate of Information and Communication (DIC) of the African Union announces that the online accreditation process for the coverage of the 25th AU Summit, scheduled to take place from the 7th to the 15th June 2015 in South Africa has been launched on the AU website: www.au.int. All the journalists interested in covering the upcoming AU Summit should register through the following link: http://summits.au.int/en/25thsummit/accreditation. (.PDF)
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President Zuma to attend Inauguration of the President-Elect of Nigeria. His Excellency, President Jacob Zuma will today, 28 May 2015, undertake a working visit to the Federal Republic of Nigeria to attend the inauguration of the President-Elect, General Muhammadu Buhari scheduled to take place on Friday, 29 May 2015 in Abuja.

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Second Round of South African students receive scholarships from Sweden. The Department of International Relations and Cooperation will host South African students who were selected for a Swedish post-graduate scholarship programme, on Friday, 29 May 2015 at OR Tambo Building, Pretoria.

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Deputy Minister Mfeketo meets representatives of the Sri Lankan Tamil Diaspora. The Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Ms Nomaindiya Mfeketo, has concluded a series of meetings with representatives of International Tamil Diaspora organisations from Sri Lanka, held on 25 May 2015 in London, United Kingdom.

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BRICS Deputy Foreign Affairs Ministers Meeting, Moscow, Russian Federation. South Africa is represented by the South African Ambassador to Russia, Ms Nomasonto Maria Thusi, Moscow, Russia on 22 May 2015. BRICS Deputy Foreign Affairs Ministers Meeting, Moscow, Russian Federation. South Africa is represented by the South African Ambassador to Russia, Ms Nomasonto Maria Thusi, Moscow, Russia on 22 May 2015.









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BRICS Deputy Foreign Affairs Ministers Meeting, Moscow, Russian Federation. South Africa is represented by the South African Ambassador to Russia, Ms Nomasonto Maria Thusi, Moscow, Russia on 22 May 2015.
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Joint Communiqué on the Outcome of the Meeting of BRICS Deputy Foreign Ministers on the situation in the Middle East (West Asia) and North Africa, Moscow, 22 May 2015. On May 22, 2015 as part of preparation for the annual VII summit of BRICS member-states to be held on 8-9 July 2015, Moscow hosted the meeting of Deputy Foreign Affairs Ministers of Brazi, Russia, India, China and South Africa with the aim to discussing the situation in the Middle East (West Asia) and North Africa.
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Closing Remarks by Ambassador NM Sibanda-Thusi at the Meeting of BRICS Deputy Ministers of Foreign Affairs / International Relations on developments in the Middle East and North Africa, 22 May 2015. Once more, on behalf of Deputy Minister Mfeketo, I would like to convey the following message from the Government and People of South Africa: Deputy Minister Bogdanov, thank you for convening this meeting.  I believe we had fruitful discussions on the developments in the Middle East and North Africa region in preparation for the VII BRICS Summit coming up in July 2015.

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Opening Remarks by Ambassador NM Sibanda-Thusi at the Meeting of BRICS Deputy Ministers of Foreign Affairs / International Relations on developments in the Middle East and North Africa, 22 May 2015. The Deputy Minister has requested that I convey the following message on behalf of the South African Government: Thank you Deputy Minister Bogdanov for convening this meeting to give us the opportunity to discuss crises affecting millions of people in the Middle East and North Africa region.

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Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane delivers her Budget Vote Speech in Parliament, Cape Town, South Africa, 21 May 2015. Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane delivers her Budget Vote Speech in Parliament, Cape Town, South Africa, 21 May 2015.











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Budget Vote Speech by the Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, H.E. Ms. Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, Cape Town, 21 May 2015. In four days’ time, on the 25th of May, Africans, all across the continent, will unite to celebrate and affirm what is uniquely ours – “To Be African”. This will happen as we prepare to host next month the 25th Ordinary Summit of the African Union which will be yet another milestone in the construction of the Africa We Want!
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Budget Vote Speech by the Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, H.E. Ms N. Mfeketo, National Assembly, Cape Town, 21 May 2015. If the world must be a better place and if we are to realise the vision of the Freedom Charter for peace and security for all, then the world’s efforts must be in the Middle East where developments in Yemen, Syria and Iraq in particular, leave millions of citizens yearning for peace.
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Speech by the Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Mr L. Landers (MP) during a debate in the National Assembly, Cape Town, 21 May 2015. Vote 6: International Relations and Cooperation - This year we begin the third decade of our democracy. This budget vote recommits our department to the principle of the Freedom Charter that “there shall be peace and friendship”.
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Deputy Minister Nomaindiya Mfeketo addresses the community members of Cape Town on 20 May 2015, ahead of the Budget Vote of the Department of International Relations and Cooperation to be held at Parliament on 21 May 2015, Cape Town, South Africa. Deputy Minister Nomaindiya Mfeketo addresses the community members of Cape Town on 20 May 2015, ahead of the Budget Vote of the Department of International Relations and Cooperation to be held at Parliament on 21 May 2015, Cape Town, South Africa.



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Speaking Notes: Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Ms. Nomaindiya Mfeketo, on the occasion the Pre-Budget Vote Lecture. Please allow me to warmly welcome, and thank you all for making time to be part of this important dialogue today. Today I will speak on the topic “Relating the International to the Continental, Regional and Local.”
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Deputy Minister Luwellyn Landers addresses SAIIA at the Parliament. Professor Eltie Links of SAIIA is seated next to him, Cape Town, South Africa, 20 May 2015. Deputy Minister Luwellyn Landers addresses SAIIA at the Parliament. Professor Eltie Links of SAIIA is seated next to him, Cape Town, South Africa, 20 May 2015.



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Speech by South African Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Mr Luwellyn Landers, to the South African Institute of International Affairs Cape Town 20 May 2015 “South Africa’s foreign policy priorities for the 21st century”. Introduction - Firstly, let me thank the leadership of SAIIA for partnering with DIRCO in organizing this event and providing us with a platform and opportunity to robustly engage on South Africa’s key foreign policy objectives for the 21st Century.  Platforms such as these help our government to demystify our foreign policy. It also debunks the perception that it does not affect the lives of ordinary people.
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Media activities linked to DIRCO’s Budget Vote Speech

International Relations and Cooperation Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane is expected to deliver the Budget Vote Speech of the Department of International Relations and Cooperation on Thursday, 21 May 2015, at 14:00. Linked to this, the Department will engage in the following events:

1. SAIIA address by Deputy Minister Landers on South Africa’s foreign policy

Date : Wednesday, 20 May 2015
Time : 17H00
Venue : Parliament Imbizo Centre
Cape Town
RSVP : Lazourasl@dirco.gov.za<mailto:Lazourasl@dirco.gov.za>
Enquiries : Nelson Kgwete, 0764313078

2. Minister Nkoana-Mashabane to host post-Budget Vote Speech Cocktail Reception

Date : Thursday, 21 May 2015
Time : 16H00 - 18H00
Venue : Taj Hotel
Cape Town
RSVP : Lazourasl@dirco.gov.za<mailto:Lazourasl@dirco.gov.za>
Enquiries : Nelson Kgwete, 0764313078
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President Jacob Zuma is welcomed by his counterpart, President Nyosi, as he arrives at the Office of the President, Maputo, Mozambique, 20-21 May 2015.

President Jacob Zuma is welcomed by his counterpart, President Nyosi, as he arrives at the Office of the President, Maputo, Mozambique, 20-21 May 2015.

Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane holds a Press Briefing at the conclusion of the Bilateral Meeting, Maputo, Mozambique, 20-21 May 2015. Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane holds a Press Briefing at the conclusion of the Bilateral Meeting, Maputo, Mozambique, 20-21 May 2015.



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Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane with her Indian Counterpart Minister of External Affairs and Overseas Indian Affairs, Ms Sushma Swaraj, at the 9th South Africa-India Joint Ministerial Commission, Durban, South Africa, 19 May 2015. Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane with her Indian Counterpart Minister of External Affairs and Overseas Indian Affairs, Ms Sushma Swaraj, at the 9th South Africa-India Joint Ministerial Commission, Durban, South Africa, 19 May 2015.
Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane with her Indian Counterpart Minister of External Affairs and Overseas Indian Affairs, Ms Sushma Swaraj, sign the minutes of the 9th South Africa-India Joint Ministerial Commission, Durban, South Africa, 19 May 2015. Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane with her Indian Counterpart Minister of External Affairs and Overseas Indian Affairs, Ms Sushma Swaraj, sign the minutes of the 9th South Africa-India Joint Ministerial Commission, Durban, South Africa, 19 May 2015.

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Communiqué of the 9th Session of Joint Ministerial Commission between the Republic of South Africa and the Republic of India, Durban, 18 - 19 May 2015.Preamble - At the invitation of Her Excellency Ms. Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, the Honourable Minister of International Relations and Cooperation of the Republic of South Africa, Her Excellency Smt. Sushma Swaraj, the Honourable Minister of External Affairs and Overseas Indian Affairs of the Republic of India, visited the Republic of South Africa officially from 18 to 19 May 2015, in order to co-chair the 9th Session of the Joint Ministerial Commission.

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Minister Nkoana-Mashabane to host her Indian counterpart for the 9th South Africa-India Joint Ministerial Commission (JMC). The Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, will host and co-chair with the Indian Minister of External Affairs and Overseas Indian Affairs, Ms Sushma Swaraj, the Ministerial engagement of the 9th session of the South Africa-India JMC in Durban on Tuesday, 19 May 2015.

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Deputy Minister Nomaindiya Mfeketo speaks at the Sixth Session of the Pan African Parliament (PAP), Gallagher Estate, Midrand, South Africa, 18 May 2015. Deputy Minister Nomaindiya Mfeketo speaks at the Sixth Session of the Pan African Parliament (PAP), Gallagher Estate, Midrand, South Africa, 18 May 2015.
President of Kenya, Mr Uhuru Muigai Kenyatta, was the Guest of Honor during the Opening Session of the Sixth Ordinary Session of the Pan African Parliament (PAP), Gallagher Estate, Midrand, South Africa, 18 May 2015.
President of Kenya, Mr Uhuru Muigai Kenyatta, was the Guest of Honor during the Opening Session of the Sixth Ordinary Session of the Pan African Parliament (PAP), Gallagher Estate, Midrand, South Africa, 18 May 2015.

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Statement delivered by Deputy Minister Mfeketo during the Official Opening of the PAP Session in Midrand, 19 May 2015. Mr President, allow me on behalf of the South African government and indeed the people of South Africa to warmly welcome you all to our country.  It is our fervent hope that the African people for whom you carry huge aspirations.
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6th Session of the Pan African Parliament (PAP)

The Pan African Parliament (PAP) meets biannually for its statutory Session to deliberate on various issues that affect the continent. The 6th Session takes place at the time when the term of the current parliament is coming to an end on 26 May 2015.

Date : 18 - 27 May 2015
Venue : Gallagher Estate
Midrand
RSVP : Ms Tercia Malepane, malepanet@dirco.gov.za
Enquiries : Mr Nelson Kgwete, 076 431 3078
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6th Session of the Pan African Parliament (PAP).  The Pan African Parliament (PAP) meets biannually for its statutory Session to deliberate on various issues that affect the continent. The 6th Session takes place at the time when the term of the current parliament is coming to an end on 26 May 2015.

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Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane briefs the media on International Developments, Pretoria, South Africa, 15 May 2015. Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane briefs the media on International Developments, Pretoria, South Africa, 15 May 2015.



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Statement by the Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, H.E. Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane on the occasion of the Media Briefing on International Developments, DIRCO, OR Tambo Building, Pretoria, 15 May 2015. We invited you today so that we may share information on a number of issues pertinent to the implementation of our foreign policy vision, which is to contribute towards “an African Continent which is prosperous peaceful, democratic, non-racial, non-sexist and united, and which contributes to a world that is just and equitable.”
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A. Minister Nkoana-Mashabane to Brief Media on International Developments

The media are invited to a briefing by International Relations and Cooperation Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane on international developments, focusing on the outcomes of the recent  SA-Iran Joint Commission and preparations for the June 2015 AU Summit to be hosted in South Africa.  

Date : Friday, 15 May 2015
Time : 11H00 - 12H00
Venue : Media Briefing Room
Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO)
O.R. Tambo Building
Soutpansberg Road
Rietondale
Pretoria
0084
RSVP : Maliwas@dirco.gov.za
Enquiries : Nelson Kgwete, +27 76 431 3078


B. Media Workshop on the 25th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of Heads of State and Government of the African Union (AU Summit)

Date : Friday, 15 May 2015
Time : 12H30 - 14H30
Venue : GCIS Auditorium
1035 Tshedimosetso House
cnr Francis Baard and Festival Streets
Pretoria
RSVP : Ms Rhandzu Hlungwani, hlungwanir@dirco.gov.za
Enquiries : Nelson Kgwete, +27 76 431 3078
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East African Community - 13th Extraordinary Summit of the EAC Heads of State. The Heads of State consulted on the situation in Burundi. At the time they were consulting, there were new developments in Burundi. Summit condemns the coup in Burundi and calls for the return to constitutional order.

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Statement on the Cabinet Meeting of 13 May 2015. President Jacob Zuma will lead the Africa Day celebrations under the theme: “We are Africa – Opening the doors of learning and culture from Cape to Cairo” on 24 May 2015 at the Mamelodi campus of the University of Pretoria. In the spirit of Africa Day, Cabinet encourages South Africans, especially the youth, to work together to strengthen their participation in the affairs of our country.

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Outbreak of Meningitis in Niger and Benin. The Government and people of the Republic of South Africa learned of the growing outbreak of meningitis in Niger and Benin. We convey our solidarity to these two respective sisterly countries and also our condolences to everyone affected, particularly to the families and friends of the casualties of this epidemic in Niger.

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Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane pays a courtesy call on President Rohani of Iran, on the sidelines of the South Africa - Iran Joint Commission, Tehran, Islamic Republic of Iran, 11 May 2015. Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane pays a courtesy call on President Rohani of Iran, on the sidelines of the South Africa - Iran Joint Commission, Tehran, Islamic Republic of Iran, 11 May 2015.
Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane and her Iranian counterpart, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif Khonsari, address the media at the conclusion of the South Africa - Iran Joint Commission, Tehran, Islamic Republic of Iran, 11 May 2015. Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane and her Iranian counterpart, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif Khonsari, address the media at the conclusion of the South Africa - Iran Joint Commission, Tehran, Islamic Republic of Iran, 11 May 2015.
Bilateral Meeting between Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane and her Iranian counterpart, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif Khonsari, before the start of the South Africa - Iran Joint Commission, Tehran, Islamic Republic of Iran, 10 May 2015. Bilateral Meeting between Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane and her Iranian counterpart, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif Khonsari, before the start of the South Africa - Iran Joint Commission, Tehran, Islamic Republic of Iran, 10 May 2015.
Minister Nkoana Nkoana-Mashabane is greeted by her Iranian counterpart, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif Khonsari, as she arrives for the South Africa - Iran Joint Commission Meeting, Tehran, Islamic Republic of Iran, 10 May 2015. Minister Nkoana Nkoana-Mashabane is greeted by her Iranian counterpart, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif Khonsari, as she arrives for the South Africa - Iran Joint Commission Meeting, Tehran, Islamic Republic of Iran, 10 May 2015.


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Closing Remarks by H.E. Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Republic of South Africa, on the occasion of the 12th Meeting of the Iran-South Africa Joint Commission, Tehran, Islamic Republic of Iran, 11 May 2015. The South African delegation and I are honoured to have been invited by His Excellency, the Honourable Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Dr Mohammad Javad Zarif, to visit Tehran for the Twelfth Meeting of the Joint Commission between our two countries. It is always a pleasure for me to be in Tehran.

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Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane arrives in Tehran for the 12th Meeting of the SA-Iran Joint Commission. The Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, has arrived in Tehran, Islamic Republic of Iran, where she is leading and South African delegation to the Twelfth Meeting of the South Africa-Iran Joint Commission, scheduled for 10-11 May 2015.

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Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane to lead the South African delegation to Co-Chair the Twelfth Meeting of the South Africa-Iran Joint Commission. The Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane will lead the South African delegation to Co-Chair the Twelfth Meeting of the South Africa-Iran Joint Commission in Tehran, Iran from 10 to 11 May 2015.

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Namibian President to pay a courtesy call on President Zuma. H.E President Hage Geingob of the Republic of Namibia is on a working visit to South Africa and will today, Wednesday, 06 May 2015, pay a courtesy call on H.E President Jacob Zuma in Cape Town. The leaders are expected to discuss bilateral cooperation between the two countries and exchange views on regional and international developments.

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Deputy Minister Nomaindiya Mfeketo at the IORA (Indian Ocean Rim Association) Blue Economy Core Group workshop on Promoting Fisheries and Aquaculture and Maritime Safety & Security Cooperation in the Indian Ocean Region. Seated next to Deputy Minister Mfeketo is the Secretary General of the IORA, Ambassador K V Bhagirath, Coastlands Umhlanga Hotel, Durban, South Africa, 4 May 2015.

Deputy Minister Nomaindiya Mfeketo at the IORA (Indian Ocean Rim Association) Blue Economy Core Group workshop on Promoting Fisheries and Aquaculture and Maritime Safety & Security Cooperation in the Indian Ocean Region. Seated next to Deputy Minister Mfeketo is the Secretary General of the IORA, Ambassador K V Bhagirath, Coastlands Umhlanga Hotel, Durban, South Africa, 4 May 2015.






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Deputy Minister Nomaindiya Mfeketo at the IORA (Indian Ocean Rim Association) Blue Economy Core Group workshop on Promoting Fisheries and Aquaculture and Maritime Safety & Security Cooperation in the Indian Ocean Region. Seated next to Deputy Minister Mfeketo is the Secretary General of the IORA, Ambassador K V Bhagirath, Coastlands Umhlanga Hotel, Durban, South Africa, 4 May 2015.
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Opening Address by International Relations and Cooperation Deputy Minister Nomaindiya Mfeketo on the occasion of the First IORA Blue Economy Core Group Workshop entitled: "Promoting Fisheries & Aquaculture and Maritime Safety & Security Cooperation in Indian Ocean Region," 04-05 May 2015, Durban. Welcome to the First IORA Blue Economy Core Group Workshop on "Promoting Fisheries and Aquaculture, and Maritime Safety and Security Cooperation in Indian Ocean Region".

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Statement by South Africa on recent attacks on foreign nationals in South Africa and prevention measures for the future, delivered by Ambassador Ndumiso Ntshinga, Ambassador to the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia and Permanent Representative to the African Union and the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, 30 April 2015. This delegation welcomes the opportunity to address the Peace and Security Council on recent attacks on foreign nationals in South Africa and prevention measures for the future.

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President Zuma talks to the President of Nigeria. President Jacob Zuma has had telephonic discussions with President Goodluck Jonathan of the Federal Republic of Nigeria on recent developments. The two Presidents reaffirmed the warm and cordial relations between South Africa and Nigeria and pledged that two countries will continue to work together for the good of their peoples and the continent as a whole.

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Family photo of the Heads of State and Government attending the SADC Extra-Ordinary Summit on Regional Industrialisation, Harare, Zimbabwe, 29 April 2015. Family photo of the Heads of State and Government attending the SADC Extra-Ordinary Summit on Regional Industrialisation, Harare, Zimbabwe, 29 April 2015.
President Jacob Zuma accompanied by Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, Minister Nhlanhla Nene and Minister Rob Davies, attend the SADC Extra-Ordinary Summit on Industrialisation. They are accompanied by the Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO) Director General, Ambassador Jerry Matjila; the South African Ambassador to Zimbabwe, High Commissioner Mavimbela; and the South African Ambassador to Botswana, High Commissioner Lembede, Harare, Zimbabwe, 29 April 2015. President Jacob Zuma accompanied by Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, Minister Nhlanhla Nene and Minister Rob Davies, attend the SADC Extra-Ordinary Summit on Industrialisation, Harare, Zimbabwe, 29 April 2015.



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President Zuma concludes successful participation at the Extraordinary SADC Summit. President Jacob Zuma successfully led a South African delegation to the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Extra-Ordinary Summit of Heads of State and Government, which took place today, Wednesday, 29 April 2015, in Harare, Zimbabwe.

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