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More South Africans head home from Saudi

The group who had missed their flight on Tuesday have finally boarded a plane home

South African traveller admitted to intensive care in Germany after positive Covid-19 test

About 1 500 South Africans are stuck abroad, waiting to see if the government can help them to return home

Fear, ignorance stalks returnees from Wuhan

The cost of placing South African evacuees from Wuhan in quarantine in Limpopo will cost an estimated R6.7-million

Two South Africans infected on coronavirus-hit Japanese cruise ship

Government was alerted that 12 South Africans were among the crew members on board the ship only at the end of their quarantine

Coronavirus: South Africa will evacuate citizens from Wuhan

The government is expected to evacuate citizens from Wuhan, where the coronavirus outbreak originated

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.

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