New framework to “reinvigorate” African Union-UN partnership: UN chief

A new framework to “reinvigorate” cooperation between the African Union (AU) and the UN in forging peace and enhanced security was outlined at the Security Council by the UN chief … Read More

Address by Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa at the funeral of Ms Prudence Mabele, Rhema Bible Church, Johannesburg

Members of the Mabele Family,

Health Minister, Dr Aaron Motsoaledi,

Director-General of Health, Dr Precious Matsotso,

Members of the South African National AIDS Council,

Leaders and members of civil society … Read More

AFDB, JAPAN TO LAUNCH INITIATIVE TO SUPPORT NEW DEAL ON ENERGY

NAIROBI, The Government of Japan and the African Development Bank (AfDB) have signed a Letter of Intent to launch the Japan-Africa Energy Initiative (JAEI) to provide significant support to the … Read More

South Sudanese Media Accuse Government of Blocking Their Websites

NAIROBI � Four South Sudanese news websites and blogs have been partially blocked, internet users and a broadcaster said on Monday, blaming it on a government crackdown on independent media.… Read More

SOUTH AFRICA ATTENDING UN FORUM ON SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

PRETORIA, South Africa is participating in the United Nations High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development 2017 (HLPF 2017), now underway at the United Nations in New York with Minister of … Read More

Minister Lynne Brown: Power-Gen and DistribuTech Africa Conference

Minister Lynne Brown, Power-Gen & DistribuTech Africa Conference 18 July 2017, Sandton Convention Centre

Programme Director

Ladies and gentlemen

I am very grateful for the opportunity to interact with the … Read More

Nelson Mandela’s Birthday Celebrated with Volunteer Service

PRETORIA � Every year on Nelson Mandela’s birthday, South Africans honor the man they regard as the father of the nation by doing community service � 67 minutes of it, … Read More

Department supports rescue efforts for missing fishermen

The Fisheries Branch of the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF) has extended its condolences and support to the families of the fishermen who lost their lives along the … Read More