Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu's decision to cancel a trip to SA is likely to remind many of the difficult relationship between Tel Aviv and Pretoria.
International Relations and Co-operation Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane spoke to us about South Africa reaping economic rewards from its diplomacy.
Following a claim by the minister of international relations that ministers won't visit Israel, Collins Chabane has addressed SA's Jewish community.
South African ministers do not visit Israel, says International Relations Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane.
South Africa continues to push for reform of the "undemocratic" UN Security Council, says International Relations Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane.
African countries will decide whether they will continue to participate in the International Criminal Court at a special summit.
Minister of International Relations and Co-operation Maite Nkoana-Mashabane has ordered an audit of irregular expenditure of R500-million.
SA has been flexing its foreign-relations muscle, spending more than R1.3-bn over the past three years to fund participation in multilateral bodies.
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton held talks with Foreign Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane to urge the country to play a stronger regional role.
South Africa is considering ways of strengthening economic relations with Belgium, says International Relations Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane.
International Relations Minister Maite Nkoane-Mashabane says South Africa's $2-billion loan to the IMF will help the country gain influence.
More than R12-million was spent on accommodation and 'protocol support' for heads of state who attended the ANC's centenary celebrations in Mangaung.
South Africa has moved to re-establish diplomatic relations with Somalia as well as give money to provide socio-economic support and training.
British Foreign Secretary William Hague has called ongoing violence in Syria "appalling", while stressing the importance of the Arab League's role.
A parliamentary ethics committee wants a response to media reports of wrongdoing.
Cassel Mathale has taken an indirect swipe at Zuma and Mantashe for attempting to "depoliticise and liquidate" the ANC Youth League at the conference.
Crucial issues were not resolved, leaving much committee work before Rio+20 and COP18.
According to the presidency of COP17, an ad hoc group will now work towards charting a new universal legal agreement on climate change.