PICTURES OF THE DAY
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Minister of International Relations and Cooperation South Africa, Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane  in her capacity as United Nations Security Council President giving a press conference after the Somalia discussions. South Africa holds the rotating presidency of the Council for the month of January.  Standing behind her is Mr Baso Sanqu, South Africa’s Permanent Representative to the UN.
Picture by: Jacoline Prinsloo

Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane chairs a meeting of the Security Council on the situation in Somalia, in her capacity as Council President. South Africa holds the rotating presidency of the Council for the month of January.  She is listening to Mr B. Lynn Pascoe, Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs (far right) delivering a statement on Somalia.

President of South Africa Mr Jacob Zuma meeting with Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.
Picture by: Jacoline Prinsloo

Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane in her capacity as President of the UNSC chairs a meeting on Darfur.  Next to her is the Director of the UNSC Mr Movses Abelian.
Picture by: Jacoline Prinsloo

 
The Leaders of the Delegation of the Turkey-Africa Ministerial Review Meeting in Istanbul, Turkey, 16 December 2011. Picture: Unati Ngamntwini
 
The departure of President Jacob Zuma from Mozambique. He is sent off by President Armando Guebuza of Mozambique. Picture: Jacoline Prinsloo
 

President Jacob Zuma is being interviewed by SABC during his State Visit to Maputo, Mozambique. Picture: Jacoline Prinsloo

 
President Jacob Zuma with President of Mozambique Mr Armando Guebuza attending the SA Mozambique Business Forum.  Walking with them on the right is, Mozambique's CTA President Rogerio Manuel and Mozambique's Minister of Commerce and Industry Mr Armando Inroga (far right). Picture by: Jacoline Prinsloo
 

President Zuma arrives at Mozambique for a state visit, he is met by President Armando Guebuza.
Picture by: Jacoline Prinsloo

 

President Jacob Zuma laying a wreath at Heroes Acre.  He is shown around by Ms Grupo Tufo Mafalala.
Picture by: Jacoline Prinsloo

 
COP17|CMP7 President Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane briefs the media on the status of the Climate Change negotiations taking place in Inkosi uAlbert Luthuli ICC in Durban.
 
Press briefing by the COP17|CMP7 President, Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane and UNFCCC Executive Secretary Christiana Figueres at the last press briefing after the adoption of the 'Durban Package' at the Climate Change conference in Durban.
Pictures by: Unati Ngamntwini
 
Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Mr Marius Fransman at the African Union Security Council briefing them on the SADC Troika on Madagascar. With him is Ramtane Lamamra, the African Union (AU) Commissioner for Peace and Security (far left) and Ambassador of Zimbabwe, current Chair of the PAC Amb Andrew Hama Nhetwa (middle seat)
 
COP17 President Maite Nkoana-Mashabane opening the segment.
Picture by: Unati Ngamntwini
 
Deputy President Motlanthe addressed the Land5day at the Baobab Lounge hosted by the Dept. of Environment. The forum focused on issues around the desertification and rehabilitation of arid-able land in  Africa and other developing countries.
Picture by: Unati Ngamntwini
 
Cop 17 president Maite Nkoana-Mashabane and UNFCCC Executive Secretary Christiana figures address civil society outside the Nkosi Albert Luthuli ICC in Durban.
 
COP17 President Maite Nkoana-Mashabane with UNFCCC's Executive Secretary Christiana Figures brief the media on the progress of the conference, from consultation to logistics.
Picture by: Unati Ngamntwini
 
COP 17 President Nkoana-Mashabane, UNFCCC Executive Secretary Christiana Figures and COP16 President Patricia Espanosa at the press briefing.
Picture by: Unati Ngamntwini
Incoming COP17 President, Nkoana-Mashabane at the opening of the Climate Change Conference in Durban.
Picture by: Unati Ngamntwini
 

First press briefing by the President of COP17, Nkoana-Mashabane in Durban.
Picture by: Unati Ngamntwini
 
Capt. Frank Amlong with Lufthansa ground crew, Natalie Laubscher and Darren Hall, are seen just moments after loading a SADC cargo destined for Somalia.
Picture by: Unati Ngamntwini
 

BRICS Deputy Ministers meeting on Middle East and North Africa issues in Moscow, Russia.
left to right:  China's Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs ,Mr Zhai Jun , Brazil Deputy Minister Paulo Cordeiro De Andrade Pinto, Indian Additional Secretary of the Ministry of External Affairs Mr Dilip Sinha, Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Mr Mikhail Bogdanov and South Africa Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooeperation, Mr Ebrahim Ebrahim
Picture by: Jacoline Prinsloo

 
Ms Dina Pule, Min of Communications participating in the Continental Women on Climate Change held at DIRCO's OR Tambo building in Pretoria.
Picture: Unati Ngamntwini
 
Group picture of SADC UNODC Regional Expert Group Meeting held in Pretoria, South Africa. Aim of the meeting is for a, Regional Programme to make the SADC region safer from Crime and Drugs. Picture: Jacoline Schoonees
 
DIRCO Deputy Minister Ebrahim delivers an address during the public lecturer at the University of Zululand.
Picture: Unati Ngamntwini
 

Minister of International Relations and Cooperation South Africa Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane meeting with her French counterpart, Minister Alain Juppé in Pretoria, South Africa.
Picture by: Jacoline Prinsloo

 

Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane briefing Parliament National Assembly on South Africa's readiness to host COP17/CMP7.

Picture by: Jacoline Prinsloo

 

Minister of International Relations and Cooeperation Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, with Chairperson of Committee: Mr Hargreaves Tisetso Magama and Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooeperation Mr Marius Fransman (far left) briefing the PORTFOLIO COMMITTEE ON INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS AND CO-OPERATION on COP17 issues.
Picture by: Jacoline Prinsloo

 
The 9th BASIC Ministerial Meeting on Climate Change held in Beijing, China.  Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane (far left) with DDG Mxakato-Diseko (seated next to Minister) attending the BASIC meeting.
Picture by: Jacoline Prinsloo
 

Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane met with Chinese Acting Minister of Foreign Affairs Mr Zhang Zhi Jun ahead of the start of the 9th Basic Ministerial Meeting on Climate Change.

Picture by: Jacoline Prinsloo

 
Madagascar's Transitional President Andry Niriri Rajoelina shakes hands with DIRCO DM Fransman, Chair of SADC Troika, at the ceremony to announce Prime Minister Jean Omer Beriziky . Mr. Jean Omer Beriziky will be responsible for the preparations of elections in that country.
Picture by: Unati Ngamntwini
 

President Jacob Zuma attending the Commonwealth Sports Breakfast.  Seated next to him is Sue Taylor the Vice President of IFNA, International Federation of Netball Associations.
Picture by: Jacoline Prinsloo

 
President Jacob Zuma of South Africa attending the CHOGM 2011 Executive Session II at the Perth Convention Centre and Exhibition Centre, Perth, Australia.  Seated behind him is Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane and South Africa's High Commissioner to the United Kingdom Zola Skweyiya.
Picture by: Jacoline Prinsloo
 
Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Ebrahim Ebrahim with Deputy Minister of the Republic of Belarus, Mr Sergei Aleinik as they address the media on the conclusion of their meeting.
Picture by: Unati Ngamntwini
 
Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane meeting with EU High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Catherine Ashton on the sidelines of the CHOGM meeting,Perth,Australia.
Picture by: Jacoline Prinsloo

Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane meeting with United Kingdom Foreign Secretary, William Hague for bilateral discussions on the sidelines of the CHOGM meeting.

Picture by: Jacoline Prinsloo

Commonwealth Business Forum, Partnering for Global
Growth: The Commonwealth, The Indian Ocean and the Pacific Rim. Discussion on Tackling Climate Change and Energy Challenges: A Government Business Partnership. Panel members from left to right:  Minister of Environment and Forest of Bangladesh Mr Hasan Mahmud; Minister of State Foreign and Commonwealth Office United Kingdom, Lord Howell; Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane of South Africa; and Minister for Climate Change and Energy Efficiency of Australia Mr Greg Combet.
Picture by: Jacoline Prinsloo

 

Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane with UNFCCC Executive Secretary Ms Christiana Figueres during a press conference after the Pre COP17 Ministerial meeting.
Picture by: Jacoline Prinsloo

UNFCCC Executive Secretary Ms Christiana Figueres, Minister Trevor Manuel and Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane welcoming delegates at the pre-COP17/CMP7 Informal Ministerial Consultations held at Spier, Stellenbosch.
Picture by: Jacoline Prinsloo

 

Minister of International Relations Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane with her Indian counterpart Minister S.M.Krishna , and Brazilian counterpart Mr Antonio de Aguiar Patriota, Minister for External Relations of the Federative Republic of Brazi at the IBSA 5th Ministerial Meeting.
Picture by: Jacoline Prinsloo

 

Deputy Minister Marius Fransman and the Japanese Ambassador to South Africa, His Excellency Toshiro Ozawa, preside over a ceremony to unveil Cherry Blossom trees donated to the Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO) by the Embassy of Japan in June 2011. The trees were donated in marking the Centenary relations of the diplomatic relations between RSA and Japan that started in 1910.
Picture: Unati Ngamntwini

 

Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Ebrahim Ebrahim (right) and Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Qatar, Mr Saif Al-Buainain (middel) at the commencement of the Third Round of Bilateral Consultations between South Africa and Qatar.  Far left on the image is Qatar Ambassador based in South Africa HE Amb Bal-Shirawi.
Picture by: Jacoline Prinsloo

 

Councillor James Nxumalo of SALGA, Deputy Minister of Higher Education Ms Hlengiwe Mkhize, Minister of Finance, Pravin Gordham and Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Ms Maite Nkoana Mashabane during the South African mayors conference on Climate Change in preparation for COP17/CMP7, Emperors Palace, Kempton Park.
Picture by: Jacoline Prinsloo

 
Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane with Winnie Mashaba during the entertainment of the 50 Days countdown concert. On the right is Gauteng MEC Nandi Mayathula-Khoza.
Picture by: Jacoline Prinsloo
 
DIRCO Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane with counterpart, Chancellor David Choquehuanca Cespedes, Foreign Affairs Minister of  Bolivia pose for the official photo-op.
Picture: Unati Ngamntwini
 
DIRCO Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane and UNFCCC Secretariat, Christiana Figueres sign the Host Country Agreement on behalf of the Government of the Republic of South Africa with the  for South Africa’s hosting of the COP17/CMP7 in Durban.
Picture: Unati Ngamntwini
 
Wide view of the Public Lecture by Prime Minister of Turkey, Mr Recep Tayyip Erdoğan at the OR Tambo Building Conference centre (Department of International Relations and Cooperation South Africa office building).
Picture by:  Jacoline Prinsloo

Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe signing an MOU with Prime Minister of Turkey, Tayyip Erdoğan during the press conference, Union Buildings, Pretoria.
Picture by:  Jacoline Prinsloo

Deputy President of South Africa Mr Kgalema Motlanthe with Turkish  Prime Minister, Mr Tayyip Erdoğan.
Picture: Jacoline Prinsloo

 

Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane addresses the International Rural Youth Development Summit at the University of Kwa-Zulu Natal under the theme, ‘the role of Youth in Combating Climate Change’, Pietermaritzburg, South Africa, 29 September 2011.
Picture: Unati Ngamntwini

 
Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane with the Russian Minister of Natural Resources and Ecology, Mr Yuri Trutnev, Pretoria, South Africa, 29 September 2011. Picture: Jacoline Prinsloo
 
Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane meets with the NEDLAC Executive Director, Mr Herbert Mkhize and other stakeholders, as part of efforts to consult extensively ahead of the COP17/CMP7 Climate Change Summit, Rosebank, South Africa, 28 September 2011. Picture by: Unati Ngamntwini
 

Deputy Minister of Internaitonal Relations and Cooperation Mr Ebrahim Ebrahim met with Chinese Vice Minister Mr Zhai Jun at the Chinese Foreign Ministry, Beijing, China for bilateral discussions.
Picture by: Jacoline Prinsloo

 
International Relations and Cooperation Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane with her South Sudanese counterpart, Lieutenant General Nhial Deng Nhial, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the Republic of South Sudan, signing an agreement establishing Diplomatic Relations between the Government of the Republic of South Africa and the Government of the Republic of South Sudan, on the sidelines of the 66th Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA66). President Jacob Zuma of South Africa and counterpart President of South Sudan GenSalva Kiir Mayardit oversee the ceremony.
Picture by: Unati Ngamntwini
 

Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation of South Africa Mr Ebrahim Ebrahim meeting with Mongolian Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Mr Bayabataar Bolor.

Picture by: Jacoline Prinsloo

Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Mr Ebrahim Ebrahim meeting with Mongolian Vice Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy Mr Enkhtaivan Tundev.
Picture by: Jacoline Prinsloo
 
President Jacob Zuma (of South Africa) addresses the High Level Meeting on Lybia  in New York, USA, 20 September 2011. Picture by: Unati Ngamntwini
 
President Jcob  Zuma on invitation of former US president Blill Clintion attends the Clinton Global Innitiative on Climate change on the sidelines of the 66th UNGA in New York, USA, 20 September 2011. Picture by: Unati Ngamntwini
 
Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Mr Marius Fransman meeting with Madagascar President Andry Rajoelina.
Picture by: Jacoline Prinsloo

Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Mr Marius Fransman together with Madagascar Foreign Minister Ms Yvette Silla (seated in the middle) and The Mauritian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Dr Arvin Boolell (seated left) being interviewed by media on arrival in Madagascar.
Picture by: Jacoline Prinsloo

 

Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane during a cluster media briefing.
Picture by: Jacoline Prinsloo

 
President Jacob Zuma arrives at the venue of the COP17 Informal Ministerial Consultation. With him are DIRCO Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane and Vali Moosa.
Picture by: Unati Ngamntwini
 

Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane delivers a statement on COP17/CMP7 during the Commemorative Event for the 50th Anniversary of the Establishment of the Non-Alignment Movement (NAM), Belgrade, Serbia, 6 September 2011. Picture: Jacoline Prinsloo

 

Minister of International Relations and Cooperation of South Africa, Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane meeting with Serbian President Boris Tadić in Belgrade, Serbia.
Picture by: Jacoline Prinsloo

 

Minister of International Relations and Cooperation of South Africa, Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane with Bulgarian Foreign Minister Mr Nickolay Mladenov during a press conference held at the Foreign Ministry office in Sofia, Bulgaria.

Picture by: Jacoline Prinsloo

 

Ms Ingrid Schulerud, Prime Minister Mr Jens Stoltenberg, SA First Lady of South Africa Mrs Thobeka Zuma, President of South Africa Mr Jacob Zuma, His Majesty King Herald and Queen Sonja.

Picture by:  Jacoline Prinsloo

left to right:  Her Majesty Queen Sonja, South Africa First Lady Mrs Thobeka Zuma , President Jacob Zuma and His Majesty King Herald V.
Picture by: Jacoline Prinsloo

President Jacob Zuma walking with the President of the Storting (Norway Parliament) Mr Dagterje Andersen.
Picture by: Jacoline Prinsloo

President Jacob Zuma walking with His Majesty King Harald V inspecting the King's Guard.
Picture by: Jacoline Prinsloo

President Jacob Zuma arrives in Oslo, Norway.  He greets Minister of International Relations and Cooperation South Africa, Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane.  Behind them is First Lady Thobeka Madiba-Zuma.
Picture by: Jacoline Prinsloo
 
Interantional Relations and Cooperation Deputy Minister Ebrahim I Ebrahim placing a floral tribute at the bust of Oliver Tambo.
Picture by: Jenny Muñoa, official photographer of Cuba's Department of Foreign Affairs
 
Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane hosts a Consultative Meeting with Organized Labour on the 17th Conference of Parties (COP17) to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change.
 
Courtesy Call of Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe to President Johan Atta Mills, Cape Town, South Africa, 23 August 2011. Picture by: Jacoline Prinsloo
 

President Jacob Zuma and spouse Ms Bongi Ngema receive Ghanaian President John Atta Mills and spouse Ms Naadu Mills.

Picture by:  Jacoline Prinsloo

 
International Relations and Co-operation Deputy Minister Mr Marius Fransman and the Duputy President Kgalema Motlante meets with the Minister-President of the Flemish Government
 

Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane briefing media on the latest developments in Libya.
Picture byline:  Jacoline Prinsloo

 

Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane addressing CEO's of private sector during a breakfast meeting on COP17/CMP7.
Picture by:  Jacoline Prinsloo

 
Min Nkoana-Mashabane meeting with Min Ahmet Davutoglu, Foreign Affairs Minister of Turkey in Pretoria.
Picture: Unati Ngamntwini
 

President Zuma at the 31st Ordinary Summit of Heads of State and Government, 4th to 23rd August 2011
Talatona Convention Centre, Luanda, Angola
Picture by: Jacoline Prinsloo

Presdent Jacob Zuma of South Africa arrives at 4 de Fevereiro International Airport, Luanda, Angola ahead of the 31st SADC Ordinary Summit.  He is received by Angolan External Relations Minister George Rebelo Pinto Chicoti.

Picture by: Jacoline Prinsloo

 

Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane greeting other delegates during the Opening session of the Council of Ministers.

Picture by: Jacoline Prinsloo

 
President Jacob Zuma is captured in various actions as he conducts an interview at the conclusion of the State Visit to Burundi
Picture: Unati Ngamntwini
 
President Jacob Zuma views art works made from destroyed arms and ammunition during the guided tour of Masaga logistics barracks in Bujumbura. He is accompanied by First Vice President of Burindi Terence Sinunguruza.
Picture: Unati Ngamntwini
 
President Zuma lays a wreath at the Prince Loius Rwagasore Mausoleum in Bujumbura. He is accompanied by First Vice President of Burindi Terence Sinunguruza.
Picture: Unati Ngamntwini
 
Pres Zuma and Pres Nkurunziza lcondict a press briefing at the conclusion of the bilaterals in Bujumbura.
Picture: Unati Ngamntwini
 
Pres Zuma and Pres Nkurunziza look over their ministers as they sign agreements during the signing ceremony at the conclusion of the bilaterals in Bujumbura.
Picture: Unati Ngamntwini
 

Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Mr Marius Fransman at Morning Live during the Somalia phone in program.  He is interviewed by Morning Live Presenter Vuyo Mbuli

Picture byline:  Jacoline Prinsloo

 
Pres Zuma and Prez Nkurunziza conducting a door-stop/ media briefing in Bujumbura international upon pres Zuma's arrival.
Picture: Unati Ngamntwini
 

Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Mr Marius Fransman met his Argentinian counterpart Mr Alberto Pedro D'Alotto at the Diplomatic Guest House today and discussed a range of bilateral and multilateral positions eg the upcomming COP17 in Durban and particularly how Argentina can advance the cause given the fact that they are currently chairing the G77+China.

Picture byline:  Jacoline Prinsloo
 

Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane hosting the Dinner event.

Picture byline:  Jacoline Prinsloo

 
Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane delivering her opening remarks during the Consultative Dialogue on the Impact of Climate Change on Women - Preparing for COP17/CMP7 and beyond.  In the background is Minister of Water and Enviromental Affairs Ms Edna Molewa.

Picture byline:  Jacoline Prinsloo

 

Pres Zuma gives a thumbs up as he is seen seated with King Adam kok V

Picture: Unati Ngamntwini
 

Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane handing over a house to Ms Evelina Nkosi in Mashishing, Lydenburg, Mpumalanga.

Picture by: Jacoline Prinsloo

 

Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Mr Marius Fransman being interviewed by Leanne Manas during today's Morning Live Show, talking about the needs of the Somali people.
Picture byline:  Jacoline Prinsloo

 

Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa (left) and International Relations and Cooperation Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane briefing media on the up and comming COP 17 event to be held in Durban, South Africa.
Picture by: Jacoline Prinsloo

 
DIRCO Minister Maite Nkoana-Masahabane with Brazilian Minister of External Relations H.E. Antonio Patriota holding talks in Pretoria.
Picture: Unati Ngamntwini
 

Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Ebrahim I Ebrahim, on the occasion of the Speakers Meeting at the South African Institute of International Affairs (SAIIA), 22 July 2011
Picture: Unati Ngamntwini

 
Press Conference by President Jacob Zuma and President Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete, Pretoria, South Africa, 19 July 2011. Picture: Jacoline Prinsloo
 
Courtesy Call on President Kikwete by Deputy President Motlanthe at the Waterkloof Guest House, Pretoria, South Africa, 19 July 2011. Picture: Jacoline Prinsloo
 
President Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete of Tanzania arrives in South Africa.  He is received by Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, Pretoria, South Africa, 19 July 2011. Picture: Jacoline Prinsloo

 

Minister Jeff Radebe addressing the UN General Assembly today on the Admission of the Republic of South Sudan as the Newest member of the United Nations; bringing the total membership to 193. UN PHOTO should be credited.

Picture: UN Photos
 

President Jacob Zuma arrives at Khartoum International Airport, Sudan.  He is received by Sudan President Omar Al-Bashir.
Picture by: Jacoline Prinsloo

President Jacob Zuma sitting down with President Omar Al-Bashir after the arrival ceremony.

Picture by: Jacoline Prinsloo

President Jacob Zuma with Sudan President Omar
Al-Bashir during a press conference.

Picture by: Jacoline Prinsloo

Minister of International Relations and Cooperation
South Africa, Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane signing an agricultural agreement with Sudanese Minister Abdul-Halim Ismail Al-Mutaafi.  In the background is President Jacob Zuma and President Omar Al-Bashir.

Picture by: Jacoline Prinsloo

Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane at a press conference with Sudanase Foreign Minister Ahmen Ali Karti after they had some bilateral talks.

Picture by: Jacoline Prinsloo
 
Min Maite Nkoana-Mashabane gestures as she address the media while Min Guido Westerwelle looks on.
Picture: Unati Ngamntwini

Min Maite Nkoana-Mashabane briefs the media as Dr Norbet Rottgen and media session facilitator Dr Christiane Schwarte look on.
Picture: Unati Ngamntwini

DIRCO Min Maite Nkoana-Mashabane gives opening remarks as the Co-Chair of the Petersberg Climate Dialogue II, in Berlin. German Minister of Environment Conservation and Nuclear Safety, Dr Rottgen is Co-Charing the dialogue with Minister Nkoana-Mashabane.

Picture: Unati Ngamntwini

Co-Chairs of the dialogue, Federal Minister of Environment Conservation and Nuclear safety, Dr Rottgen (left) and DIRCO Min Maite Nkoana-Mashabane (right) pose for a family photo with the German Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel (center) as she arrives at the venue of the dialogue.

Picture: Unati Ngamntwini

Minister Nkoana-Mashabane presents Minister Rottgen with a gift at the conclusion of the Bilateral discussions.
Picture: Unati Ngamntwini

 
President Jacob Zuma and the President of Gabon, President Ali Bongo Ondimba, during opening event of the 17th Ordinary Session of the Africa Union Assembly, Malabo, Equatorial Guinea, 30 June 2011. Picture: Jacoline Prinsloo
 
The Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane engages with Mr Yohannes Mazgebe from the Pan African Youth Union (far left) and Mr Andile Lungisa from the National Youth Development Agency South Africa at the African Unionm (AU) Youth Meeting, Malabo, Equatorial Guinea, 30 June 2011. Picture: Jacoline Prinsloo
 
Mr Jean Ping delivers his Opening Remarks during the 17th Ordinary Session of the African Union Assembly, Malabo, Equatorial Guinea, 30 June 2011. Picture: Jacoline Prinsloo
 

President Jacob Zuma addresses the meeting of the Conference of African Heads of State and Government on Climate Change on the sidelines of the 17th AU Ordinary Summit, Malabo, Equatorial Guinea.  In the background is the Chairperson of the Commission of the African Union Jean Ping and far right is Congo's President Denis Sassou-Nguesso.

Picture: Jacoline Prinsloo
President Jacob Zuma (seated) speaking to Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane at the meeting of the Conference of African Heads of State and Government on Climate Change on the sidelines of the 17th AU Ordinary Summit, Malabo, Equatorial Guinea.  In the background is the Chairperson of the Commission of the African Union Jean Ping.
Picture by: Jacoline Prinsloo

President Jacob Zuma meets the President of Equatorial Guinea, Mr Obiang Nguema Mbasogo.

Picture by:  Jacoline Prinsloo



 

 

PHOTO GALLERY ARCHIVES
10 January 2012: President Zuma arrives in New York ahead of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) and UN Global Sustainability Programme (GSP) meetings.
Minister of International Relations and Cooperation South Africa, Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane  in her capacity as United Nations Security Council President giving a press conference after the Somalia discussions. South Africa holds the rotating presidency of the Council for the month of January.
Pictures by: Jacoline Prinsloo
Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane chairs a meeting of the Security Council on the situation in Somalia, in her capacity as Council President. South Africa holds the rotating presidency of the Council for the month of January.  With her is B. Lynn Pascoe, Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs (far right) and Mr Baso Sanqu, South Africa’s Permanent Representative to the UN.
Picture by: Jacoline Prinsloo
President of South Africa Mr Jacob Zuma meeting with Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.
Picture by: Jacoline Prinsloo
Wide view of Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane in her capacity as President of the UNSC chairs a meeting on Darfur.
Picture by: Jacoline Prinsloo
 
15-16 December 2011: Inaugural Meeting of Africa - Turkey, in Istanbul, Turkey
Deputy Minister Fransman speaks with Ms Lale before the start of the Turkey-Africa Ministerial Review Meeting in Istanbul, Turkey.
Deputy Minister Fransman speaks with Mohamed Bazoum, Minister of State of Niger and Madicke Niang, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Senegal before the start of the Turkey-Africa Ministerial Review Meeting in Istanbul, Turkey.
Flags of the Countries at the Turkey-Africa Ministerial Review Meeting in Istanbul, Turkey.
Family photo of the Leaders of the Delegation of the Turkey-Africa Ministerial Review Meeting in Istanbul, Turkey.

Pictures: Unati Ngamntwini
 
13 December 2011: State Visit by President Jacob Zuma, Maputo, Mozambique

The departure of President Jacob Zuma from Mozambique. He is sent off by President Armando Guebuza of Mozambique.

Pictures: Jacoline Prinsloo

 

President Jacob Zuma is being interviewed by SABC during his State Visit to Maputo, Mozambique.

Pictures: Jacoline Prinsloo

 
13 Dec: SA-Mozambique Business Forum
President Jacob Zuma with President of Mozambique Mr Armando Guebuza attending the SA Mozambique Business Forum. Picture by: Jacoline Prinsloo
President Jacob Zuma with President of Mozambique Mr Armando Guebuza attending the SA Mozambique Business Forum. Picture by: Jacoline Prinsloo

President Jacob Zuma with President of Mozambique Mr Armando Guebuza arriving at the SA Mozambique Business Forum. Picture by: Jacoline Prinsloo

President Jacob Zuma addressing the SA Mozambique Business Forum. Picture by: Jacoline Prinsloo

President Jacob Zuma addressing the SA Mozambique Business Forum. Picture by: Jacoline Prinsloo

President Jacob Zuma addressing the SA Mozambique Business Forum. Picture by: Jacoline Prinsloo

 
13 Dec: SA-Mozambique Minister press conference

Minister of International Relations and Cooeperation Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane with Mr Oldemiro Baloi, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation of the Republic of Mozambique during a press conference.

Pictures by: Jacoline Prinsloo

 

 
13 Dec: President Zuma arrives in Mozambique for a state visit
President Jacob Zuma has today, 13 December, in Maputo, Mozambique for a State Visit at the invitation of the President of the Republic of Mozambique, His Excellency President Armando Guebuza.

Pictures by: Jacoline Prinsloo


 

13 Dec: President Zuma to visit Mozambique on a state visit

President Jacob Zuma laying a wreath at Heroes Acre.  He is shown around by Ms Grupo Tufo Mafalala.
Pictures by: Jacoline Prinsloo
 
Security and Immigration matters related to staging COP17|CMP7 conference
Minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma and Minister Siyabonga Cwele brief the media on the Security and Immigration matters related to staging COP17|CMP7 conference.
Pictures by: Unati Ngamntwini
 
COP17|CMP7 President Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane briefs the media on the status of the Climate Change negotiations
COP17|CMP7 President Min Maite Nkoana-Mashabane briefs the media on the status of the Climate Change negotiations taking place in Inkosi uAlbert Luthuli ICC in Durban.
Pictures by: Unati Ngamntwini
 
Press briefing by the COP17|CMP7 president, Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane and UNFCCC Executive Secretary Christiana Figueres
Press briefing by the COP17|CMP7 President, Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane and UNFCCC Executive Secretary Christiana Figueres at the last press briefing after the adoption of the 'Durban Package' at the Climate Change conference in Durban.
Pictures by: Unati Ngamntwini
 
07 to 08 Dec: Deputy Minister Fransman to brief AU Peace and Security Council on Madagascar
Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Mr Marius Fransman brief the African Union Peace and Security Council on developments in Madagascar.
Pictures by: Jacoline Prinsloo

Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Mr Marius Fransman brief the African Union Peace and Security Council on developments in Madagascar.
With him is Ramtane Lamamra, the African Union (AU) Commissioner for Peace and Security.
Pictures by: Jacoline Prinsloo

Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Mr Marius Fransman at the African Union Security Council briefing them on the SADC Troika on Madagascar. With him is Ramtane Lamamra, the African Union (AU) Commissioner for Peace and Security (far left in image) and Ambassador of Zimbabwe, current Chair of the PAC Amb Andrew Hama Nhetwa next to Deputy Minister.
Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Mr Marius Fransman at the African Union Security Council briefing them on the SADC Troika on Madagascar. With him is Ambassador of Zimbabwe, and current Chair of the PAC Amb Andrew Hama Nhetwa.
Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Mr Marius Fransman at the African Union Security Council briefing them on the SADC Troika on Madagascar.
Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Mr Marius Fransman at the African Union Security Council briefing them on the SADC Troika on Madagascar. With him is Ramtane Lamamra, the African Union (AU) Commissioner for Peace and Security.
Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Mr Marius Fransman at the African Union Security Council briefing them on the SADC Troika on Madagascar. With him is Ramtane Lamamra, the African Union (AU) Commissioner for Peace and Security.

Wide view of the AU Peace and Security Council on Madagascar.

 
06 Dec: Opening address by Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane at the High-Level Segment of COP17/CMP7, ICC, Durban.
COP17 President Maite Nkoana-Mashabane opening the segment.
Picture by: Unati Ngamntwini
 
Deputy President Motlanthe addessed the Land5day at the Baobab Lounge hosted by the Dept. of Environment.
Deputy President Motlanthe addressed the Land5day at the Baobab Lounge hosted by the Dept. of Environment. The forum focused on issues around the desertification and rehabilitation of arid-able land in  Africa and other developing countries.
Pictures by: Unati Ngamntwini
 
COP17/ Civil society march /hand over memorandum to COP17 President Maite Nkoana-Mashabane and UNFCCC Executive Sec Christiana Figueres
Cop 17 president Maite Nkoana-Mashabane and UNFCCC Executive Secretary Christiana figures,receive a memorandum from civil society outside the Nkosi Albert Luthuli ICC in Durban.

Picture by: Unati Ngamntwini
Cop 17 president Maite Nkoana-Mashabane and UNFCCC Executive Secretary Christiana figures, arrive at the march, outside the Nkosi Albert Luthuli ICC in Durban, to receive a memorandum from civil society.

Picture by: Unati Ngamntwini
 
UNFCCC COP President daily press briefings
COP17 President Maite Nkoana-Mashabane with UNFCCC's Executive Secretary Christiana Figures brief the media on the progress of the conference, from consultation to logistics.

Picture by: Unati Ngamntwini
 
Announcement of the COP18 President and host of Important COP Meetings
COP 17 President Nkoana-Mashabane and UNFCCC Executive Secretary Christiana Figures at the press briefing.
Picture by: Unati Ngamntwini
 
Opening ceremony of the Climate Change Conference in Durban

President Jacob Zuma welcomed by Christiana Figures.

President Jacob Zuma at the opening ceremony of Climate Change Conference in Durban.

UNFCCC Executive Secretary Christiana Figures at the opening of the Climate Change Conference in Durban.
Out going President of COP, COP16 President, Minister Espinosa of Mexico.

Picture by: Unati Ngamntwini
Incoming COP17 President, Nkoana-Mashabane at the opening of the Climate Change Conference in Durban.

Picture by: Unati Ngamntwini
   
First press briefing of Climate Change Conference
First press briefing by the President of COP17, Nkoana-Mashabane in Durban.

Picture by: Unati Ngamntwini
   

A man is seen loading SADC marked cargo destined for Somalia onto a cargo plane, at OR Tambo International. 

Humanitarian Aid in the form of Food stuff is loaded onto a cargo plane at OR Tambo International Airport.
Picture by: Unati Ngamntwini

 

24 Nov: BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa) Deputy Ministers Meeting on Middle East and North Africa issues, held in Moscow, Russia. 

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov with Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation South Africa, Mr Ebrahim Ebrahim.

BRICS (Brazil,Russia,India,China,South Africa) Deputy Ministers meeting on Middle East and North Africa issues.
On the right of the image, Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Mr Ebrahim Ebrahim consulting with Brazil Deputy Minister Mr Paulo Cordeiro De Andrade Pinto during the meeting.


Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Mr Ebrahim Ebrahim consulting with Brazil Deputy Minister Mr Paulo Cordeiro De Andrade Pinto during the meeting.  On the far left is South Africa's Ambassador to Russia, Mr Mandisa Mpahlwa and on the far right is DDG for the Department of International Relations and Cooperation South Africa Amb Sisa Ngombane..
 
Continental Consultative Dialogue on the Impact of Climate Change on Women
Ms Baleka Mbete, Chairperson of the ANC participating in the Continental Women on Climate Change held at DIRCO's OR Tambo building in Pretoria.
Picture: Unati Ngamntwini
 
15-16 Nov: SADC UNODC Regional Expert Group Meeting, Pretoria, South Africa

Group picture of SADC UNODC Regional Expert Group Meeting held in Pretoria, South Africa.
Aim of the meeting is for a Regional Programme to make the SADC Region safer from Crime and Drugs.

Deputy Minister Andries Nel, Austrian Ambassador Otto Ditz and UNODC Representative Mr Mandiaye Niang and Chief Director Pitso Montwedi in the front row.

Picture: Jacoline Schoonees

 
08 Nov: Deputy Minister Ebrahim to deliver public lecture at UKZN
DIRCO Deputy Minister Ebrahim is welcomed by Prof Ntob'fikile  Mazibuko upon arrival at the University of Zululand for a public lecturer.
Picture: Unati Ngamntwini

DIRCO Deputy Minister Ebrahim is introduced to the Executive Director of the Richards Bay Campus, Dr Isaac Machi, by Prof Ntob'fikile  Mazibuko upon arrival at the University of Zululand for a public lecturer.
DIRCO Deputy Minister Ebrahim conducts a media interviiew before the public lecturer at the University of Zululand.
DIRCO Deputy Minister Ebrahim delivers an address during the public lecturer at the University of Zululand.
Picture: Unati Ngamntwini
 
11 Nov: Minister Nkoana-Mashabane to receive French Minister of Foreign and European Affairs
Minister of International Relations and Cooperation South Africa Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane meeting with her French counterpart, Minister Alain Juppé in Pretoria, South Africa.
Pictures by: Jacoline Prinsloo
 
09 Nov: Address by Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane to Parliament on COP17/CMP7.

Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane briefing Parliament National Assembly on South Africa's readiness to host COP17/CMP7.

Pictures by: Jacoline Prinsloo

 
Minister of International Relations and Cooeperation Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane briefing the Portfolio Committee on International Relations and Cooperation on COP 17 issues.

Minister of International Relations and Cooeperation Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, with Chairperson of Committee:Mr Hargreaves Tisetso Magama and Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooeperation Mr Marius Fransman (far left) briefing the PORTFOLIO COMMITTEE ON INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS AND CO-OPERATION on COP17 issues.

Pictures by: Jacoline Prinsloo

 

The 9th BASIC Ministerial Meeting on Climate Change held in Beijing, China.

The 9th BASIC Ministerial Meeting on Climate Change held in Beijing, China.  Ms Edna Molewa Minister of Water and Environmental Affairs South Africa delivering her opening remarks at the meeting.

The 9th BASIC Ministerial Meeting on Climate Change held in Beijing, China.  Minister of International Relations and Cooperation and incomming COP 17 President Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane attending the BASIC opening session.
The 9th BASIC Ministerial Meeting on Climate Change held in Beijing, China.  Minister of International Relations and Cooperation and incoming COP17 President Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane delivering her opening remarks at the BASIC opening session.

Picture by: Jacoline Prinsloo
The 9th BASIC Ministerial Meeting on Climate Change held in Beijing, China.  Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane with South Africa's Ambassador to China Mr Bheki Langa (far left).
 
Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane met with Chinese Acting Minister of Foreign Affairs Mr Zhang Zhi Jun
Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane met with Chinese Acting Minister of Foreign Affairs Mr Zhang Zhi Jun ahead of the start of the 9th Basic Ministerial Meeting on Climate Change.

Pictures by: Jacoline Prinsloo
 
Deputy Minister Marius Fransman, Chairperson of the SADC MCO Troika on Madagascar attended the Official announcement of the appointment of Mr Jean Omer Beriziky as Prime Minister of Consensus.
Madagascars newly appointed Prime Minister, Mr. Jean Omer Beriziky , address the ceremony as Transitional President Andry Niriri Rajoelina and DIRCO DM Fransman, Chair of SADC Troika, look on.

Madagascar's Transional President Andry Niriri Rajoelina shakes hands with Mr.Jean Omer Beriziky, Prime Minister responsible to ensure the realization of elections in that country .
Picture by: Unati Ngamntwini
 
27 Oct: President Zuma arrives in Perth, Australia, ahead of the Commonwealth Heads of State and Government Meeting (CHOGM)

Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard addressing the Commonwealth Sports Breakfast.

President Jacob Zuma of South Africa attending the CHOGM 2011 Executive Session II at the Perth Convention Centre and Exhibition Centre, Perth, Australia.

Pictures by: Jacoline Prinsloo
President Jacob Zuma of South Africa attending the CHOGM 2011 Executive Session II at the Perth Convention Centre and Exhibition Centre, Perth, Australia.  Seated behind him is Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane.
26 Oct: South Africa and Belarus to hold political consultations.
Deputy Minister of the Republic of Belarus, Mr Sergei Aleinik as they address the media.

Picture by: Unati Ngamntwini

Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Ebrahim Ebrahim with Deputy Minister of the Republic of Belarus, Mr Sergei Aleinik at the tete-a-tete before their bilateral engagement.

Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Ebrahim Ebrahim greets Deputy Minister of the Republic of Belarus, Mr Sergei Aleinik as they met for a tete-a-tete before their bilateral engagement.

Picture by: Unati Ngamntwini
 
24 Oct: President Zuma leads a delegation to the Commonwealth Heads of State and Government Meeting (CHOGM) taking place in Australia.

Country name tags placed out ahead of the Foreign Ministers meeting with Civil Society at CHOGM.

Pictures by: Jacoline Prinsloo

Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane meeting with EU High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Catherine Ashton on the sidelines of the CHOGM meeting,Perth,Australia.
Picture by: Jacoline Prinsloo

Ms Susan Shabangu Minister of Mineral Resources of South Africa attending the Australia-Africa Foreign Ministers Mining Breakfast at the Hyatt Regency, Perth, Australia.
Picture by: Jacoline Prinsloo

Ms Susan Shabangu Minister of Mineral Resources of South Africa walking into the breakfast event with Ann Harrap Australia High Commissioner to South Africa.

Ms Susan Shabangu Minister of Mineral Resources of South Africa, Uganda Minister of State for Foreign and International Affairs MrHenry Oryem Okello, West Australian Premier Colin Barnett and Australia Foreign Minister Kevin Rudd.


Pre-CHOGM Foreign Ministers Meeting Session 1.  right to
left:  Professor GL Peiris, Minister of External Affairs, Sri Lanka, Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, Solomon Islands Foreign Minister Peter Shanel, and Singapore's Foreign Minister K. Shanmugam.

Picture by: Jacoline Prinsloo

Australian Foreign Minister Kevin Rudd opening the Pre-CHOGM Foreign Ministers Meeting Session 1.

Pre-CHOGM Foreign Ministers Meeting Session 1.  right to left:  Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, Solomon Islands Foreign Minister Peter Shanel, and Singapore's Foreign Minister K. Shanmugam.

Picture by: Jacoline Prinsloo

Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane meeting with United Kingdom Foreign Secretary, William Hague for bilateral discussions on the sidelines of the CHOGM meeting.

Pictures by: Jacoline Prinsloo

Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane of South Africa addressing the Discussion on Tackling Climate Change and Energy Challenges: A Government Business Partnership at the Commonwealth Business Forum.

Pictures by: Jacoline Prinsloo
Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane of South Africa and Minister for Climate Change and Energy Efficiency of Australia Mr Greg Combet at the Discussion on Tackling Climate Change and Energy Challenges: A Government Business Partnership at the Commonwealth Business Forum.
Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane of South Africa addressing the Discussion on Tackling Climate Change and Energy Challenges: A Government Business Partnership at the Commonwealth Business Forum.

Pictures by: Jacoline Prinsloo
 
21 Oct: Minister Nkoana-Mashabane to host pre-COP17/CMP7 Informal Ministerial Consultations
Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane with UNFCCC Executive Secretary Ms Christiana Figueres during a press conference after the Pre COP17 Ministerial meeting.

Pictures by: Jacoline Prinsloo
UNFCCC Executive Secretary Ms Christiana Figueres and Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane leading deleberations at the pre-COP17/CMP7 Informal Ministerial Consultations held at Spier, Stellenbosch.
Picture by: Jacoline Prinsloo

Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane opening the
pre-COP17/CMP7 Informal Ministerial Consultations held at Spier, Stellenbosch.
Picture by: Jacoline Prinsloo

 
18 Oct: India-Brazil-South Africa (IBSA) Dialogue Forum Fifth Summit of Heads of State and Government Tshwane Declaration
Minister of International Relations Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane giving her opening remarks at the IBSA 5th Ministerial Meeting.
Picture by: Jacoline Prinsloo


Minister of International Relations Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane with her Brazilian counterpart Mr Antonio de Aguiar Patriota, Minister for External Relations of the Federative Republic of Brazil before the IBSA 5th Ministerial Meeting.


Minister of International Relations Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane with her Indian counterpart Minister S.M.Krishna having a one on one meeting before the IBSA 5th Ministerial meeting.


Minister of International Relations Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane with her Indian counterpart Minister S.M.Krishna , and Brazilian counterpart Mr Antonio de Aguiar Patriota, Minister for External Relations of the Federative Republic of Brazi at the IBSA 5th Ministerial Meeting.
Picture by: Jacoline Prinsloo

 
Deputy Minister Marius Fransman and the Japanese Ambassador to South Africa, His Excellency Toshiro Ozawa.
Deputy Minister Marius Fransman and the Japanese Ambassador to South Africa, His Excellency Toshiro Ozawa, preside over a ceremony to unveil Cherry Blossom trees donated to the Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO) by the Embassy of Japan in June 2011. The trees were donated in marking the Centenary relations of the diplomatic relations between RSA and Japan that started in 1910.

Pictures: Unati Ngamntwini
 
11 Oct: Media statement on the Third Round of Bilateral Consultations between South Africa and Qatar.
Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Ebrahim Ebrahim greeting Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Qatar, Mr Saif Al-Buainain.

Picture by: Jacoline Prinsloo

One on one meeting between Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Ebrahim Ebrahim (far right) and Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Qatar, Mr Saif Al-Buainain (far left).  Seated in the middle is Qatar Ambassador based in South Africa HE Amb Bal-Shirawi (left) and South Africa's Ambassador based in Qatar Amb Zulu.

 
09 October 2011: Speech by Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Ms Maite Nkoana Mashabane, on the occasion of the “South African mayors conference on Climate Change in preparation for COP17/CMP7”, Emperors Palace, Kempton Park.
Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Ms Maite Nkoana Mashabane, delivering her speech at the occasion of the “South African mayors conference on Climate Change in preparation for COP17/CMP7”, Emperors Palace, Kempton Park.
Picture by: Jacoline Prinsloo


Councillor James Nxumalo of SALGA and Deputy Minister of Higher Education Ms Hlengiwe Mkhize during a press conference at the South African Mayors Conference on Climate Change.
Picture by: Jacoline Prinsloo


Deputy Minister of Higher Education Ms Hlengiwe Mkhize during a press conference at the South African Mayors Conference on Climate Change.
Picture by: Jacoline Prinsloo

 
08 October 2011: Minister Nkoana-Mashabane to mark the 50-days countdown to UN Conference on Climate Change (COP17/CMP7)
Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane with Winnie Mashaba during the entertainment of the 50 Days countdown concert.
Picture by: Jacoline Prinsloo
Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane delivering her speech at the 50 Days countdown concert.
Pictures by: Jacoline Prinsloo
 

DIRCO Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane visits Bolivia on a working visit. She met with counterpart, Chancellor David Choquehuanca Cespedes, Foreign Affairs Minister of the Plurinational State of Bolivia.


DIRCO Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane and counterpart, Chancellor David Choquehuanca Cespedes, Foreign Affairs Minister of the Plurinational State of Bolivia, exchange gifts at the conclusion of the Bilateral engagements in La Paz, Bolivia.
DIRCO Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane is escorted by her counterpart, Chancellor David Choquehuanca Cespedes, Foreign Affairs Minister of the Plurinational State of Bolivia at the conclusion of their Bilateral engagement in La paz, Bolivia.
 
04 October 2011: Minister Nkoana-Mashabane concludes successful Visit to the Republic of Panama.

DIRCO Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane and UNFCCC Secretariat, Christiana Figueres sign the Host Country Agreement on behalf of the Government of the Republic of South Africa with the  for South Africa’s hosting of the COP17/CMP7 in Durban.
Picture: Unati Ngamntwini

 
5 Oct: Current Affairs Forum (CAF) at the Department of International Relations and Cooperation - Prime Minister of the Republic of Turkey His Excellency, Mr Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Pretoria, South Africa

Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe with Prime Minister of Turkey Mr Recep Tayyip Erdoğan walking into the OR Tambo building (DIRCO office) before the start of the public lecture.

Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe welcome Prime Minister of Turkey Mr Recep Tayyip Erdoğan outside the OR Tambo building (DIRCO office).

Prime Minister of Turkey Mr Recep Tayyip Erdoğan delivering his public lecture the OR Tambo building (DIRCO office) Conference centre.


Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe with Prime Minister of Turkey Mr Recep Tayyip Erdoğan inside the OR Tambo building (DIRCO
office) Conference centre during the public lecture.

Deputy President of South Africa Mr Kgalema Motlanthe with the Prime Minister of Turkey, Tayyip Erdoğan during a press conference.
Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe walking with Prime Minister of Turkey, Tayyip Erdoğan on their way to the press conference, Union Buildings, Pretoria.

Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe walking with Prime Minister of Turkey, Tayyip Erdoğan departing the press conference, Union Buildings, Pretoria.

Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe walking with Prime Minister of Turkey, Tayyip Erdoğan on their way to the press conference, Union Buildings, Pretoria.
Deputy President of South Africa Mr Kgalema Motlanthe with Turkish  Prime Minister, Mr Tayyip Erdoğan.
Pictures: Jacoline Prinsloo
 
29 September 2011: Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane delivers a Key Note Address at the International Rural Youth Development Summit, University of KwaZulu Natal, Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane addresses the International Rural Youth Development Summit at the University of Kwa-Zulu Natal under the theme, ‘the role of Youth in Combating Climate Change’, Pietermaritzburg, South Africa, 29 September 2011.

Pictures: Unati Ngamntwini
 
29 September 2011: Minister Nkoana-Mashabane to address Media on SA-Russia Relations

Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane with the Russian Minister of Natural Resources and Ecology, Mr Yuri Trutnev, Pretoria, South Africa, 29 September 2011.

Pictures: Jacoline Prinsloo
 
28 September 2011: Minister Nkoana-Mashabane addresses NEDLAC on COP17/CMP7, Rosebank, South Africa
Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane meets with the NEDLAC Executive Director, Mr Herbert Mkhize and other stakeholders, as part of efforts to consult extensively ahead of the COP17/CMP7 Climate Change Summit, Rosebank, South Africa, 28 September 2011.

Pictures: Unati Ngamntwini
 

Deputy Minister of Internaitonal Relations and Cooperation Mr Ebrahim Ebrahim met with Chinese Vice Minister Mr Zhai Jun at the Chinese Foreign Ministry, Beijing.

Deputy Minister of Internaitonal Relations and Cooperation Mr Ebrahim Ebrahim met with Chinese Vice Minister Mr Zhai Jun at the Chinese Foreign Ministry, Beijing, China for bilateral discussions.
Pictures by: Jacoline Prinsloo
 
19-22 Sep: 66th Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA66), New York, USA
President Jacob Zuma with UNSG Ban Ki-moon  participatein the Hight level Symposium against Racism on the sideline of the UNGA 66.
Pictures by: Unati Ngamntwini
President Jacob Zuma along with Rev Jessie Jackson and DIRCO Min Maite Nkoana-Mashabanee share a light moment as UNSG Ban Ki-moon address the High level Symposium against Racism on the sideline of the UNGA 66.
Picture by: Unati Ngamntwini
 
23 Sep: Official Visit by Deputy Minister Ebrahim Ebrahim to the Republic of Mongolia

Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation of South Africa Mr Ebrahim Ebrahim meeting with Mongolian Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Mr Bayabataar Bolor.

Pictures by: Jacoline Prinsloo

Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Mr Ebrahim Ebrahim meeting with Mongolian Vice Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy Mr Enkhtaivan Tundev.

Pictures by: Jacoline Prinsloo

 
19 - 22 September 2011: 66th Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA66), New York, USA
President Jacob Zuma (of South Africa) addresses the High Level Meeting on Lybia  in New York, USA, 20 September 2011.
President Jcob  Zuma on invitation of former US president Blill Clintion attends the Clinton Global Innitiative on Climate change on the sidelines of the 66th UNGA in New York, USA, 20 September 2011.

Pictures by: Unati Ngamntwini
 
14-15 Sep: SADC Troika Ministerial Meeting on Madagascar, in Madagascar
Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Mr Marius Fransman meeting with Madagascar President Andry Rajoelina.
Picture by: Jacoline Prinsloo

Deputy Minister Marius Fransman with Minister of Foreign Affairs of Mauritius Dr Arvin Boolell (right) briefing media after meeting with the President of Madagascar, Mr Andry Rajoelina.

Deputy Minister Marius Fransman briefing media after meeting with the President of Madagascar, Mr Andry Rajoelina.

 

Left to right: SADC Executive Secretary Mr Tomaz Salomão, Zambia delegation member,Mrs Florence C.H. Mweemba, Deputy Permanent Secretary and Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation South Africa, Mr Marius Fransman.

 

SADC Executive Secretary Mr Tomaz Salomão on the right hand side, together with Deputy Permanent Secretary and Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation South Africa, Mr Marius Fransman, greeting Madagascar delegation members before the start of the SADC Troika meeting.
Picture by: Jacoline Prinsloo

 

Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Mr Marius Fransman together with Madagascar Foreign Minister Ms Yvette Silla (seated in the middle) and The Mauritian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Dr Arvin Boolell (seated left) being interviewed by media on arrival in Madagascar.

Picture byline:  Jacoline Prinsloo

 
13 Sep: Minister Nkoana-Mashabane joins ICTS Cluster Media Briefing, Pretoria, South Africa

Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane during a cluster media briefing.

Picture by: Jacoline Prinsloo

 
09 September 2011: Address by President Jacob Zuma, to the Informal Ministerial Consultations on COP 17, O.R. Tambo Building, Tshwane
President jacob Zuma address the Informal meeting as UK Minister Greg Baker (Co-Chair), Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane and Mexican Minister & COP16 President (Co-Chair) Patricia Espinosa look on.
DIRCO Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane briefs the media on progress towards COP17 meeting to be hosted in Durban.
UNFCC Executive Secretary, Christiana Figures, briefs the media on convergence issues going forward to COP17.
Minister of Mexico & COP16 President, Patricia Espinosa, respond to media questions during the media briefing session.

Picture by: Unati Ngamntwini
 
06 September 2011: Statement by Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Republic of South Africa, on COP17/CMP7 on the occasion of the Commemorative Event for the 50th Anniversary of the Establishment of the Non-Alignment Movement (NAM). Belgrade, Serbia

Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane delivers a statement on COP17/CMP7 during the Commemorative Event for the 50th Anniversary of the Establishment of the Non-Alignment Movement (NAM), Belgrade, Serbia, 6 September 2011.

Pictures: Jacoline Prinsloo

Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane attending the Official Commemorative Ministerial meeting on the Occasion of the 50th Anniversary of the First Conference of Non-Aligned Countries (NAM) in Belgrade, Serbia.Seated next to her is Ambassador of South Africa Mr Zef Makgetla.

Algerian Foreign Minister Mr Mourad Medelci, Serbian Foreign Minister Vuk Jeremic, Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane and Indonesia Foreign Minister Mr Marty Natalegawa.

Minister of International Relations and Cooperation of South Africa, Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane meeting with Serbian President Boris Tadić in Belgrade, Serbia.

Picture by: Jacoline Prinsloo

 
2-3 Sep: Official Visit Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane to the Republic of Bulgaria

Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane met by Ambassador Sheila Camerer and Chief of Protocol of Bulgaria Mr Ivan Dimitrov.  In the background is Amb RS Molekane, DDG of Europe Branch at the Department of International Relations and Cooperation.

Picture byline:  Jacoline Prinsloo

Minister of International Relations and Cooperation of South Africa, Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane with Bulgarian Foreign Minister Mr Nickolay Mladenov during a press conference held at the Foreign Ministry office in Sofia, Bulgaria.

Picture by: Jacoline Prinsloo

Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane walking with Bulgarian Foreign Minister Mr Nickolay Mladenov into the offices of the Foreign Ministry in Sofia, Bulgaria.

Minister of International Relations and Cooperation of South Africa, Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane meeting Bulgarian President Mr  Georgi Parvanov at the Presidential office in Sofia, Bulgaria.  Minister Nkaona-Mashabane is visiting the country to strenthen bilateral relations.

Picture by: Jacoline Prinsloo

Minister of International Relations and Cooperation of South Africa, Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane meeting with Bulgarian Minister of Enviromental Affairs and Water, Ms Nona Karadjova (in black blouse). Seated next to the Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane (on Min right) is South Africa's Ambassador to Bulgaria, Ms Sheila Camerer.  In the background is Department of Interanational Relations and Cooperation South Africa officials.

Picture by: Jacoline Prinsloo

 
31 Aug-1 Sep: State Visit by President Jacob Zuma to the Kingdom of Norway

President Jacob Zuma during a press interview at tha Palace before his departure.

Picture by:  Jacoline Prinsloo

President Jacob Zuma visiting the Oslo Ski Museum. President Jacob Zuma with First Lady Mrs Thobeka Zuma and His Majesties King Herald and Queen Sonja.  Ms Karin Berg (black dress), Director of Oslo Ski Museum conducting a tour.

Picture by: GCIS : Elmond Yijane

President Jacob Zuma giving a lecture at the Nobel Institute in Oslo, Norway.
Picture by:  Jacoline Prinsloo

Her Majesty Queen Sonja and South Africa First Lady Mrs Thobeka Zuma visiting the Oslo University Hospital. 

Picture by:  Jacoline Prinsloo

President Jacob Zuma receiving a gift from Ms Bente Erichsen, Director at the Nobel Peace Center, after his tour through the Center.  In the background is His Majesty King Herald V.
Picture by: Jacoline Prinsloo

President Jacob Zuma laying a wreath in front of the National Monument at Akershus Fortress in Oslo, Norway.

President Jacob Zuma with Majesty King Herald V inspecting the guard before the wreath laying ceremony.

President Jacob Zuma  inspecting the guard before the wreath laying ceremony.
Pictures by: Jacoline Prinsloo

President Jacob Zuma with Majesty King Herald V inspecting the guard before the wreath laying ceremony.
Picture by: Jacoline Prinsloo

President Jacob Zuma walking with the President of the Storting (Norway Parliament) Mr Dagterje Andersen.

Picture by: Jacoline Prinsloo

President Jacob Zuma walking with His Majesty King Harald V inspecting the King's Guard.
Pictures by: Jacoline Prinsloo

President Jacob Zuma greeting Norwegian children.
Picture by: Jacoline Prinsloo

President Jacob Zuma arrives in Oslo, Norway.  Walking next to him is Amb Merete Fjeld Brattested, Norway Chief of Protocol. Behind them is First Lady Thobeka Madiba-Zuma (left) walking next to South African Ambassador Beryl Sisulu (right).
Picture by: Jacoline Prinsloo

President Jacob Zuma arrives in Oslo, Norway.  Walking next to him is Amb Merete Fjeld Brattested, Norway Chief of Protocol. Behind them is First Lady Thobeka Madiba-Zuma.

 
29 August 2011: International Relations and Cooperation Deputy Minister Ebrahim I Ebrahim held a successful 9th SA–Cuba Joint Consultative Mechanism (JCM) Meeting with the Republic of Cuba’s 1st Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs, Mr Marcelino Medina Gonzalez, on 29 August 2011 in Havana.
Interantional Relations and Cooperation Deputy Minister Ebrahim I Ebrahim meeting with his Cuban counterpart, Mr Marcelino Medina Gonzalez, the First Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Cuba in Havana
Interantional Relations and Cooperation Deputy Minister Ebrahim I Ebrahim placing a floral tribute at the bust of Oliver Tambo.
Picture by: Jenny Muñoa, official photographer of Cuba's Department of Foreign Affairs
 
29 Aug: Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane hosts a Consultative Meeting with Organized Labour on the 17th Conference of Parties (COP17) to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, Pretoria, South Africa
Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane hosts a Consultative Meeting with Organized Labour on the 17th Conference of Parties (COP17) to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change.
 
23-24 August 2011: State Visit by President John Atta Mills of Ghana to Cape Town, South Africa

Courtesy Call of Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe to President Johan Atta Mills, Cape Town, South Africa, 23 August 2011.

Picture by: Jacoline Prinsloo

President Jacob Zuma with Ghanaian President John Atta Mills during a press conference.

Picture by: Jacoline Prinsloo

President Jacob Zuma and spouse Ms Bongi Ngema receive Ghanaian President John Atta Mills and spouse Ms Naadu Mills.

Picture by:  Jacoline Prinsloo
 
22 – 27 August 2011: Statement on the incoming visit of Minister-President of Regional Government of Flanders, Belgium
International Relations and Co-operation Deputy Minister Mr Marius Fransman and the Duputy President Kgalema Motlante meets with the Minister-President of the Flemish Government
 
22 Aug: Minister Nkoana-Mashabane briefs the Media on the latest developments in Libya, Johannesburg, South Africa
Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane briefing media on the latest developments in Libya.
Picture byline:  Jacoline Prinsloo
 
22 Aug: Minister Nkoana-Mashabane hosts Breakfast Meeting on COP17/CMP7, Johannesburg, South Africa
Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane addressing CEO's of private sector during a breakfast meeting on COP17/CMP7.
Picture by:  Jacoline Prinsloo
 
20 Aug: Working Visit by Minister Ahmet Davutoglu of Turkey, Pretoria, South Africa
Min Nkoana-Mashabane meeting with Min Ahmet Davutoglu, Foreign Affairs Minister of Turkey in Pretoria.
Picture: Unati Ngamntwini
 
16-18 Aug: 31st Ordinary Summit of SADC Heads of State and Government, Luanda, Angola

President Jacob Zuma talking to SADC Executive Secretary Mr Tomaz Augusto Salomao during day 2 of the 31st Ordinary Summit of SADC Heads of State and Government.

An Angolan Dance Group entertain delegates at the 31st Ordinary Summit of SADC Heads of State and Government held in Luanda, Angola.

Picture by: Jacoline Prinsloo

President Jacob Zuma seated next to SADC Executive Secretary Mr Tomaz Augusto Salomao during day 2 of the 31st Ordinary Summit of SADC Heads of State and Government.
Picture by: Jacoline Prinsloo

Group photo of all the SADC Heads of State and Government.

Picture by: Jacoline Prinsloo

President Zuma at the 31st Ordinary Summit of Heads of State and Government, 4th to 23rd August 2011
Talatona Convention Centre, Luanda, Angola
Picture by: Jacoline Prinsloo

President Jacob Zuma from South Africa meeting with Angola President Jose Eduardo do Santos.

 

Picture by: Jacoline Prinsloo

Presdent Jacob Zuma of South Africa arrives at 4 de Fevereiro International Airport, Luanda, Angola ahead of the 31st SADC Ordinary Summit.  He is received by Angolan External Relations Minister George Rebelo Pinto Chicoti.
Picture by: Jacoline Prinsloo

 

Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane being interviewed by SABC at the SADC Summit held in Luanda, Angola.

 

Picture byline:  Jacoline Prinsloo

South African Ministers attending the Opening session of the Council of Ministers. left to right: Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, Minister of Defence and Military Veterans Ms Lindiwe Sisulu and Ms Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula Minister of Correctional Services.

South African Ministers attending the Opening session of the Council of Ministers.  left to right: Minister of Water and Environmental Affairs, Minister Edna Molewa, Minister of Trade and Industry, Mr Rob Davies, Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane

South African Ministers attending the Opening session of the Council of Ministers.  left to right:  Minister of Water and Environmental Affairs, Minister Edna Molewa, Minister of Trade and Industry, Mr Rob Davies, Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane,Minister of Defence and Military Veterans Ms Lindiwe Sisulu and Ms Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula Minister of Correctional Services.

Picture by: Jacoline Prinsloo

 
11-12 Aug: State Visit by President Jacob Zuma to the Republic of Burundi
President Jacob Zuma is captured in various conducting an interview at the conclusion of the State Visit to Burundi
Picture: Unati Ngamntwini
President Jacob Zuma views art works made from destroyed arms and ammunition during the guided tour of Masaga logistics barracks in Bujumbura. He is accompanied by First Vice President of Burindi Terence Sinunguruza.
Picture: Unati Ngamntwini
President Zuma lays a wreath at the1st November palace in Bujumbura. He is accompanied by First Vice President of Burindi Terence Sinunguruza.
Picture: Unati Ngamntwini
Pres Zuma observes the presidential guard as he arrives at the presidential office for bilateral discussions.
Picture: Unati Ngamntwini
Pres Zuma and Pres Nkurunziza look over their ministers as they sign agreements during the signing ceremony at the conclusion of the bilaterals in Bujumbura.
Picture: Unati Ngamntwini
 
9 August 2011: Statement by the Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Mr Marius Llewellyn Fransman, on South Africa’s Relief Programme in Somalia.

Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Mr Marius Fransman at Morning Live during the Somalia phone in program.  He is interviewed by Morning Live Presenter Vuyo Mbuli

Picture byline:  Jacoline Prinsloo

 
Pres Zuma and Prez Nkurunziza conducting a door-stop/ media briefing in Bujumbura international upon pres Zuma's arrival.
Picture: Unati Ngamntwini
 

Mr Marius Fransman met his Argentinian counterpart Mr Alberto Pedro D'Alotto at the Diplomatic Guest House

Picture byline:  Jacoline Prinsloo
 
Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane signing and dancing with woman during the dinner event hosted by DIRCO (Department of International Relations and Cooperation).
Picture byline:  Jacoline Prinsloo
 
Minister of Women, Children and Persons with Disabilities, Ms Lulu Xingwana, Minister of Water and Enviromental Affairs Ms Edna Molewa and Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane.

 

Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane delivering her opening remarks during the Consultative Dialogue on the Impact of Climate Change on Women - Preparing for COP17/CMP7 and beyond.

Picture byline:  Jacoline Prinsloo

 

Pres Zuma gives a thumbs up as he is seen seated with King Adam kok V Regards

Picture: Unati Ngamntwini
 

Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane handing over a house to Ms Evelina Nkosi in Mashishing, Lydenburg, Mpumalanga.

Picture byline:  Jacoline Prinsloo

 
04 August 2011: Deputy Minister Fransman interview with SABC Morning Live RE: Update on South Affrica's support for the famine outbreaks in Somalia.
Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Mr Marius Fransman being interviewed by Leanne Manas during today's Morning Live Show, talking about the needs of the Somali people.

Pictures by: Jacoline Prinsloo
 
2 Aug: Ministers Nkoana-Mashabane and Molewa brief the Media on COP17/CMP7, Pretoria, South Africa
Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa (left) and International Relations and Cooperation Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane briefing media on the up and comming COP 17 event to be held in Durban, South Africa.

Picture by: Jacoline Prinsloo
 
23 Jul: Visit by the Brazilian Minister of External Relations Antonio Patriota to Pretoria, South Africa
DIRCO Minister Maite Nkoana-Masahabane with Brazilian Minister of External Relations H.E. Antonio Patriota holding talks in Pretoria.
Picture: Unati Ngamntwini
 
22 July 2011. Lecture by Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Ebrahim I Ebrahim, on the occasion of the Speakers Meeting at the South African Institute of International Affairs (SAIIA)
Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Ebrahim I Ebrahim, on the occasion of the Speakers Meeting at the South African Institute of International Affairs (SAIIA), 22 July 2011
Picture: Unati Ngamntwini
 
19-20 July 2011: State Visit by President Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete of the United Republic of Tanzania to Pretoria and Cape Town, South Africa
 

Press Conference by President Jacob Zuma and President Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete, Pretoria, South Africa, 19 July 2011.

Courtesy call on President Kikwete by Deputy President Motlanthe at the Waterkloof Guest House. With him at the meeting is Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane (left in image).  In the background is South African High Commissioner to Tanzania H E Mr T H Chiliza, Pretoria, South Africa, 19 July 2011.

Courtesy Call on President Kikwete by Deputy President Motlanthe at the Waterkloof Guest House, Pretoria, South Africa, 19 July 2011.

President Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete of Tanzania arrives in South Africa. He is received by Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, Pretoria, South Africa, 19 July 2011.

Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane with Anandi Twenani (5 years from Rustenburg) welcomes President Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete of Tanzania to South Africa, Pretoria, South Africa, 19 July 2011.

Pictures: Jacoline Prinsloo

 
12 July 2011. Mr. J.T. Radebe, Minister of Justice and Constitutional Development of the Republic of South Africa during the United Nations Security Council Debate on the situation in the Sudan.
Minister Jeff Radebe addressing the UN General Assembly today on the Admission of the Republic of South Sudan as the Newest member of the United Nations; bringing the total membership to 193. UN PHOTO should be credited.

Picture: UN Photos
 
9 Jul: President Jacob Zuma attends the Inaugural Celebration of the new Republic of South Sudan
President Jacob Zuma bows towards the Sudanese Presidential Guard.  President Omar Al-Bashir standing behind him.
Picture by:  Jacoline Prinsloo

President Jacob Zuma sitting down with President Omar Al-Bashir after the arrival ceremony.
Picture by:  Jacoline Prinsloo

President Jacob Zuma with Sudan President Omar
Al-Bashir during a press conference.
Picture by: Jacoline Prinsloo

Minister of International Relations and Cooperation
South Africa, Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane signing an agricultural agreement with Sudanese Minister Abdul-Halim Ismail Al-Mutaafi.  In the background is President Jacob Zuma and President Omar Al-Bashir.
Picture by: Jacoline Prinsloo

Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane at a press conference with Sudanase Foreign Minister Ahmen Ali Karti after they had some bilateral talks.
Picture by: Jacoline Prinsloo

Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane meeting with Sudanase Foreign Minister Ahmen Ali Karti before the arrival of President Jacob Zuma to Khartoum, Sudan.
Picture by: Jacoline Prinsloo

 
3-4 Jul: Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane participates in the Petersberg Climate Dialogue II entitled: ”Rising to the Climate Challenge”, Berlin, Germany
 

Min Maite Nkoana-Mashabane and Min Guido Westerwelle shake hands at the conclusion of the bilateral discussions and press briefing.

Picture: Unati Ngamntwini

Min Maite Nkoana-Mashabane and Min Norbert Rottgen shake hands at the conclusion of the press briefing on the Petersberg Climate Dialogue in Berlin.
Min Maite Nkoana-Mashabane looks towards Min Guido Westerwelle as he addresses the media.
Picture: Unati Ngamntwini

DIRCO Min Maite Nkoana-Mashabane gives opening remarks as the Co-Chair of the Petersberg Climate Dialogue II, in Berlin. German Minister of Environment Conservation and Nuclear Safety, Dr Rottgen is Co-Charing the dialogue with Minister Nkoana-Mashabane.

Picture: Unati Ngamntwini

Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane looks at  Chancello Angela Merkel and Dr Rottgen as she addresses the dialogue.

Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane addressing the dialogue after the speech by Chancello Angela Merkel.

Picture: Unati Ngamntwini

DIRCO Min Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, Co-Chair of the Petersburg Climate Dialogue II, greets the German Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel as she arrives at the venue of the dialogue.

Picture: Unati Ngamntwini

Minister Nkoana-Mashabane and Minister Rottgen share a light moment as they greet each other at the start of the Bilateral discussions.

Picture: Unati Ngamntwini

German Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel addressing the Petersberg Climate Dialogue II in Berlin.

Picture: Unati Ngamntwini

 
30 June - 1 July 2011: 17th Ordinary Session of the African Union (AU) Assembly, Malabo, Equatorial Guinea
President Jacob Zuma and the President of Gabon, President Ali Bongo Ondimba, during opening event of the 17th Ordinary Session of the Africa Union Assembly, Malabo, Equatorial Guinea, 30 June 2011.

From left to right: President Yayi Boni of Benin; President John Evans Atta Mills of Ghana; and President Jacob Zuma of South Africa at the 17th Ordinary Session of the Africa Union Assembly, Malabo, Equatorial Guinea, 30 June 2011.

The Minister in the Presidency, Mr Collins Chabane is having a discussion with the Minister of State Security, Mr Siyabonga Cwele, before the opening event of the 17th Ordinary Session of the Africa Union Assembly, Malabo, Equatorial Guinea, 30 June 2011.

Pictures: Jacoline Prinsloo
 
The Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane engages with Mr Yohannes Mazgebe from the Pan African Youth Union (far left) and Mr Andile Lungisa from the National Youth Development Agency South Africa. In the bacground is Minister Siyabonga Cwele and far right is Minister Collings Shibanda, Malabo, Equatorial Guinea, 30 June 2011.
The Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane talks to Minister Collings Shibanda and Minister Siyabonga Cwele is in the background before the African Union (AU) Youth Meeting commences, Malabo, Equatorial Guinea, 30 June 2011.

Pictures: Jacoline Prinsloo
 
Mr Jean Ping delivers his Opening Remarks during the 17th Ordinary Session of the African Union Assembly, Malabo, Equatorial Guinea, 30 June 2011.

From left to right: the President of Benin, Mr Yayi Boni; the President of Ghana, Mr John Evans Atta Mills; and the President of South Africa, Mr Jacob Zuma, Malabo, Equatorial Guinea, 30 June 2011.

From left to right: President John Evans Atta Mills from Ghana and President Jacob Zuma from South Africa, Malabo, Equatorial Guinea, 30 June 2011.


Pictures: Jacoline Prinsloo

 

Minister Edna Molewa and Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane listening to President Jacob Zuma addresses the meeting of the Conference of African Heads of State and Government on Climate Change on the sidelines of the 17th AU Ordinary Summit, Malabo, Equatorial Guinea.

Picture by:  Jacoline Prinsloo

President Jacob Zuma meets the President of Equatorial Guinea, Mr Obiang Nguema Mbasogo.

Pictures by:  Jacoline Prinsloo

President Jacob Zuma at the 25th Meeting of the Nepad Heads of State and Government Orientation Committee, Malabo, Equatorial Guinea, 29 June 2011.

Pictures: Jacoline Prinsloo
President Jacob Zuma walks with Rwanda Prime Minister Bernard Makuza to the 25th Meeting of the Nepad Heads of State and Government Orientation Committe, Malabo, Equatorial Guinea, 29 June 2011.

Picture: Jacoline Prinsloo

President Jacob Zuma arrives at Malabo Airport in Equatorial Guinea for the 17th Ordinary Session of the African Union Assembly, 28 June 2011.

Pictures: Jacoline Prinsloo

 
26-28 June 2011: African Union (AU) 19th Ordinary Session of the Executive Council in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea

Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane attends a side event on The Effects of Climate Change on Woman - Preparing for Durban and Beyond, at the AU Summit held in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea.  Chairing the meeting is Ms Biente Diop, Executive Director: Femme Afrique Solidarite (far left and in white).  With them is Minister Edna Molewa, 27 June 2011.

Pictures: Jacoline Prinsloo

 
Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane is being interviewed by the SABC, 27 June 2011.

Pictures: Jacoline Prinsloo
 

African Union (AU) 19th Ordinary Session of the Executive Council being held in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea, 26 - 28 June 2011.

Pictures: Jacoline Prinsloo

 
21-22 Jun: Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane undertakes an Official Visit to the Republic of Mali

Min of Environmental Affairs, Tiemoko Sangare greets Dirco Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane upon her arrival in Bamako as Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Soumeylou Boubeye Maiga looks on.

Picture: Unati Ngamntwini

Dirco Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane conducts a media door stop during the visit to Mali.

Dirco Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane pays a courtesy call on President Toumani Toure during her visit to Mali.

Picture: Unati Ngamntwini

 
21 Jun: 7th Session of the Bi-National Commission (BNC) between South Africa and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Lubumbashi, DRC

President Jacob Zuma arrives at Lubumbashi airport.
Picture by:  Jacoline Prinsloo

President Jacob Zuma greeting Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane at Lubumbashi airport.
Picture by:  Jacoline Prinsloo

President Jacob Zuma addressing the 7th session of SA-DRC BI-National Commission.
Picture by:  Jacoline Prinsloo

President Jacob Zuma with President Joseph Kabila Kabanga addressing the 7th session of SA-DRC BI-National Commission.
Picture by:  Jacoline Prinsloo

Ms Edna Molewa, Minister of Water and Environmental Affairs. of the Republic of South Africa signing an agreement with Democratic rRpublic of Congo. H.E. Mr. José Endundo Bononge. Minister of the Environment, Conservation of Nature.
Picture by:  Jacoline Prinsloo
 
21 Jun: 7th Session of the Bi-National Commission (BNC) between South Africa and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Lubumbashi, DRC
Minister of International Relations and Cooperation South Africa, Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane with her Democratic Republic of the Congo counterpart, Mr Raymond Tshibanda during the opening event of the SA-DRC Bi-National Commission held in Lubumbashi, DRC.
Picture by:  Jacoline Prinsloo

Wide view of the venue of the The Ministerial 7th session of SA-DRC BI-National Commission.

Minister of International Relations and Cooperation South Africa, Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane addressing the opening session of the Ministerial 7th session of SA-DRC BI-National Commission.

Picture by:  Jacoline Prinsloo

 
16 June 2011: Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane’ Speech at an Interactive Session with the Group of Climate Friends

Uganda Foreign Minister Dr. Rubakana Rugunda, South Africa Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane and Hamady Ould Hamady (left), Head of the African Union’s High Level Ad Hoc Committee on Libya and Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Mauritania.

Picture by:  Jacoline Prinsloo
Council Hears Briefing from A.U. Committee on Libya A wide view of the Security Council as it meets on the situation in Libya. At the meeting Members were briefed by Hamady Ould Hamady, Head of the African Union’s High Level Ad Hoc Committee on Libya and Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Mauritania.

Picture by:  Jacoline Prinsloo

Press door stop after the UNSC meeting. Inside the UNSC chamber,  South Africa Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane talking with Uganda Foreign Minister Dr. Rubakana Rugunda.

Picture by:  Jacoline Prinsloo

Minister of International Relations and Cooperation South Africa, Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane (left) meeting with Deputy Secretary-General Asha-Rose Migiro (right)
Picture by:  Jacoline Prinsloo

Minister of International Relations and Cooperation South Africa, Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane addressing UN media during a press conference on issues of Libya and climate change.

Pictures by:  Jacoline Prinsloo

Minister of International Relations and Cooperation (third from left), Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, convenes a briefing on the coming United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) conference know as COP17/CMP7 to take place in Durban, South Africa, from 28 November to 9 December 2011.  Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane will serve as President of the conference.  Seated next to her (right) is Ms Lyz Nelon from Mexico, Deputy Coordinator of UNFCCC.  Seen here is all panel members.

Pictures by:  Jacoline Prinsloo

 
 

 

 

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