Media Statements

President Ramaphosa congratulates newly elected President of Madagascar

9 January 2019   President Cyril Ramaphosa has congratulated Madagascar for running a successful peaceful run-off presidential election, which has seen Mr Andry Rajoelina emerging as the...

President Ramaphosa notes provisional results of Elections in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)

10 January 2019   The President of South Africa, H.E. President Cyril Ramaphosa, notes the provisional results released by the Independent National Electoral Commission (CENI) of the DRC and call...

President Ramaphosa congratulates President of Venezuela H.E. Mr Maduro following his Inauguration

10 January 2019   The President of South Africa, President Cyril Ramaphosa congratulates H.E. Nicolas Maduro Moros of Venezuela following his inauguration for a Second Term, today, Thursday, 10...

Statement by South Africa to the United Nations Security Council on the Situation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)

11 January 2019   Mr President,   We would like to thank the Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG), Ms Leila Zerrougui, for her briefing. We welcome and thank CENI, SADC and...

Minister Sisulu to engage media on recent international developments

12 January 2019   The Minister of International Relations and cooperation, Hon Lindiwe Sisulu, will engage the media on recent international developments, including the recent DRC elections, UN...

SADC urges all-inclusive government in DRC

13 January 2019   LUSAKA, (Sunday, 13th January 2019). His Excellency Mr Edgar Chagwa Lungu, President of the Republic of Zambia says given the strong objections to the provisional results of the...

Deputy President David Mabuza departs South Africa for the Republic of Ethiopia

14 January 2019   Deputy President David Mabuza in his capacity as Special Envoy to South Sudan today, has today 14 January 2019 departed from the Republic of South Africa ahead of his Working...

President Ramaphosa to undertake a Working Visit to the Republic of Mozambique

14 January 2019   President Cyril Ramaphosa will today, 14 January 2019, undertake a Working Visit to Maputo in the Republic of Mozambique, were he will hold bilateral talks with his counterpart...

South Africa statement on the unfolding electoral process in the DRC

14 January 2019   The Minister of International Relations and Cooperation has noted misleading headlines in the media on South African position on DRC elections, South Africa would like to...

Joint Communiqué following Official Talks between H. E. President Cyril Ramaphosa and H. E. President Filipe Nyusi

14 January 2019   1. At the invitation of His Excellency Filipe Jacinto Nyusi, President of the Republic of Mozambique, His Excellency Cyril Matamela Ramaphosa, President of the Republic of South...

President Ramaphosa to address the Pre-World Economic Forum Breakfast

14 January 2019   President Cyril Ramaphosa will address a Team South Africa pre-World Economic Forum (WEF) breakfast meeting in Johannesburg on Wednesday, 16 January 2019. Team South Africa...