Department Of International Relations And Cooperation

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.

Tutu lambasts ‘lickspittle’ government over Dalai Lama visa

Archbishop Desmond Tutu said Madiba's comrades had "spat in his face" with denying the Dalai Lama a visa for the summit that was to honour Mandela.

Dalai Lama cancels trip to SA

The international relations department said the Dalai Lama's visa application in India for entry to South Africa is now a closed matter.

Press Releases

Boosting safety for cargo and drivers

The use of a telematics system for fleet vehicles has proved to be an important tool in helping to drive down costs and improve efficiency, says MiX Telematics Africa.

Silencing the guns and firearms amnesty

Silencing the guns and firearms amnesty

Gender-based violence is an affront to our humanity

Gender-based violence is an affront to our humanity

UK-Africa investment summit 2020: Think Africa Invest SA

UK-Africa investment summit 2020: Think Africa Invest SA

MTN unveils TikTok bundles

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Marketers need to reinvent themselves

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Upskill yourself to land your dream job in 2020

If you received admission to an IIE Higher Certificate qualification, once you have graduated, you can articulate to an IIE Diploma and then IIE Bachelor's degree at IIE Rosebank College.

South Africans unsure of what to expect in 2020

Almost half (49%) of South Africans, 15 years and older, agree or strongly agree that they view 2020 with optimism.