Media Statements

Joint Communiqué on the occasion of the Working Visit by HE Ms Lindiwe Sisulu, Minister of International Relations and Cooperation of the Republic of South Africa to the Democratic People’s Republic of Algeria

14 January 2014   1. On 13 and 14 January 2019, HE Mr Abdelkader Messahel, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria, received HE Ms Lindiwe Sisulu, Minister of...

South Africa statement on protests in Zimbabwe

15 January 2019   The South African Government has noted protests action in Zimbabwe and is monitoring the situation.   Consultations are taking place between diplomats, we are confident...

President Ramaphosa condemns attacks in Kenya

15 January 2019   South Africa has noted with concern terrorists attacks in Kenya on Tuesday, 15 January 2019.   South Africa condemns in the strongest possible terms the attacks on the...

President Ramaphosa to attend SADC Double Troika Summit in Ethiopia

16 January 2019   President Cyril Ramaphosa will today, 16 January 2019, undertake a Working Visit to Addis Ababa in the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia to attend a Southern African...

President Ramaphosa arrives in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, ahead of the SADC Double Troika Summit

16 January 2019   President Cyril Ramaphosa has arrived in Addis Ababa, in the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia ahead of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Double Troika...

United Nations Security Council Press Statement on Terrorist Attack in Nairobi

16 January 2019   The members of the Security Council condemned in the strongest possible terms the terrorist attack in Nairobi on 15 January 2019 which caused numerous deaths and injuries...

United Nations Security Council Press Statement on Mali

16 January 2019   The members of the Security Council were briefed on 16 January 2019 by the Assistant Secretary-General for Africa, Bintou Keita, on the situation in Mali.   The members of...

Statement on four South Africans missing in Mozambique

17 January 2019   The Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Hon. Lindiwe Sisulu, was briefed this morning on the rescue and Consular Services efforts in relation to the four South...

Communiqué of the High-Level Consultative Meeting of Heads of State and Government on the situation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

17 January 2019   Following consultations between the Chairperson of the African Union (AU) and President of the Republic of Rwanda, H.E. Paul Kagame, and leaders of the International Conference...

Deputy Minister Landers to pay official visit to Madagascar

18 January 2019   Deputy Minister of the Department of International Relations and Cooperation, Luwellyn Landers will tomorrow, Saturday, 19 January 2019, attend the Inauguration of...

President Ramaphosa to attend Geneva Launch of Future of Work Report

18 January 2019   President Cyril Ramaphosa will on Tuesday, 22 January 2019, attend the launch in Geneva, Switzerland, of the Report on the Future of Work produced by the International Labour...