Department Of International Relations And Cooperation

South Africans stuck in China are desperate to escape coronavirus ‘prison’

But the department of international relations and co-operation claims they are comfortable and taken care of 

SA’s quarantine plan for coronavirus

A small Free State dorp and 14 days of isolation — this is the plan for citizens returning from China, to prevent a potential outbreak of the disease

Mbeki on SA’s foreign policy failures

The former president has laid out to a to-do list for the department of international relations

​Pandor is just the right person for diplomatic duties

She has the gravitas required for her new international relations and co-operation role

Israel and South Africa: A ‘downgraded’ relationship?

South Africa has announced that it will not replace its ambassador to Israel

Government  ‘uncomfortable’  with Zuma meeting Qatar emir

Sources have confirmed that the department of international relations is unhappy about the meeting between the Emir of Qatar and the former president

DD must tell Putin the deal’s off

The deputy president and Jacob Zuma are both in Russia to meet the newly re-elected head of state

SA’s new foreign policy agenda must embrace human rights

The team charged with reviewing South Africa’s foreign policy must keep in mind the principles of dignity and human rights

Sisulu warns about threat of nuclear war between world’s major powers

'We continue to fight against injustice because we have to. We, who have suffered so much, can ill-afford suffering in any part of the world'

Dirco confirms arrest of SA businessman in Dubai after Gupta video

The department was not able to give further details on the nature of the charge or when Van Pletzen would appear in court.

US embassy insists it consulted with SA government before issuing terror alert

After the South African government accused the US of not following procedure regarding their terror alert, the US embassy says it did consult with SA.

Van Rooyen – Dubai trip was ‘private’

Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister Des van Rooyen raised eyebrows with a brief visit to Dubai when the Guptas were also there.

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Tshwane water woes in court again

The municipality has been accused of deliberately derailing the contract to sort out toxic water crisis in Hammanskraal

Life in lockdown: Behind closed doors keeping out the coronavirus

South African students in China are staying behind closed doors due to the coronavirus outbreak

Apartheid criminals still at large

Corporations and banks that aided the apartheid regime have not been brought to book, so they continue to act with impunity

Press Releases

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it