The South African government is actually planning to donate over R350 million to Cuba according to AfriForum.
Radio host Sizwe Dhlomo weighs in on Afriforum’s interdict victory that prevents government from donating R50m to Cuba.
Aspen Pharmacare and DIRCO say the first group of students who had been studying in Ukraine, arrived in South Africa on Thursday
South Africans are not happy with government for choosing to not condemn Russia for its attacks in Ukraine in a recent UN vote
South Africa’s, Ambassador to Ukraine Andre Groenewald left the capital Kyiv, together with other diplomats, citing safety concerns
According to DIRCO, there are 28 South Africans studying in Ukraine and most of them have managed to evacuate
‘ANC can’t even fix a pothole’: Celebs were quick to comment on Naledi Pandor’s statement of facilitating peace talks between Russia and Ukraine.
Ukraine ambassador to South Africa said the country has asked South Africa to place sanctions on Russia after Thursday’s invasion.
DIRCO said its accounts with the City of Tshwane are current and up-to-date. The City cut the power supply to several government departments on Wednesday.
DIRCO said new variants have been detected in other countries with no recent links to SA. ‘It’s worth noting that the reaction to those countries is starkly different to cases in Southern Africa.’
The closure of 10 South African high commissions, consulates and embassies abroad has led to a saving of R51 million for the country.
DIRCO Minister Naledi Pandor said they would intensify efforts to have South Africa removed from the UK’s red list
Kgabo Mahoai faced charges related to irregular expenditure after DIRCO lost on a project to purchase land in New York
DIRCO said 35 South Africans were evacuated following the fall of Kabul. One citizen, however, is working in the city and will remain there..
Hundreds of thousands of Afghans have fled the country, out of fear of the Taliban, which seized control earlier in August
There has been a flood of reaction from the international community after the Taliban suddenly took over the capital Kabul this past weekend
Consular officials for DIRCO have confirmed that there are some South Africans stuck in Afghanistan – where the situation remains volatile.
A group of South Africans, desperate to get to Germany for various reasons, have had to stay put due to the ongoing German travel ban.
Dirco is apparently even considering sending the French ambassador to SA home to express its displeasure at the alleged treatment of opera star Pretty Yende at the Charles de Gaulle Airport.
Malawian diplomats are accused of smuggling alcohol bought at duty free shops in a scandal involving diplomats from several countries.
Investigations of illicit trade in duty free alcohol trade by other foreign diplomats are at an advanced stage, says Dirco.
South Africans abroad will not be able to access in-country diplomatic services in several locations, which have been earmarked for closure.
With divisions emerging in the global response to the ongoing military coup in Myanmar, DIRCO has picked a side on behalf of South Africa.
This behaviour falls way short of the standards set by DIRCO: South African diplomats have racked-up an eye-watering ‘property damage’ bill.
DIRCO Minister Naledi Pandor told
a virtual UN session that there are currently 17 territories whose people have not yet attained a full measure of self-government across the globe.