Dirco condemns the murder of Aljazeera journalist, Shireen Abu Akleh

Just News | The Department of International Relations and Cooperation of the Republic of South Africa say it condemns in the strongest possible terms the killing of Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh allegedly by the Israeli Defence Force on Wednesday 11 May 2022. Akleh was shot in the head while on assignment in Jenin, […]

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South Africa calls for humanitarian assistance in Ukraine and dialogue to end the Russia-Ukraine conflict

Tebogo Msimanga | The United Nations General Assembly on Thursday considered resolutions on the humanitarian crisis in Ukraine. The department of International Relations and Cooperation (Dirco) says South Africa’s approach has been that in the current context of the conflict in Ukraine, the United Nations must adopt a resolution on the humanitarian situation affecting the […]

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DA launches petition regarding SA’s complicit stance on Russia

Tebogo Msimanga | The Democratic Alliance (DA) has launched a petition for the South African government to take a decisive stand on the Russian invasion of Ukraine. The opposition party said since the invasion, 10 days ago, the ANC government has flip-flopped on its stance multiple times. DA Shadow Minister of International Relations and Cooperation […]

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“ANC raised champagne glasses to Russian army, at Russian embassy, as it invaded Ukraine” DA

Tebogo Msimanga | The Democratic Alliance (DA) says on the day of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine – thirteen hours after the invasion had begun, the ANC Minister of Defence and Military Veterans, Thandi Modise, her department’s special advisor Tshepo Motumi and the Chief of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF), among others, attended a […]

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Chinese Embassy welcomes the registration of Sinopharm Covid-19 Vaccine

Just News | The South African Health Products Regulatory Authority (Sahpra) has announced the registration, with conditions, of the Sinopharm Covid-19 vaccine for use in adults within South Africa. The vaccine is manufactured by the Beijing Institute of Biological Products Co. Ltd, which is also referred to as the Sinopharm Vaccine of China. The Chinese […]

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South Africa responds to UK’s temporary ban of Southern African flights from entering UK

Just News | Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO) says the Government has noted the announcement by the United Kingdom (UK) to temporarily ban all flights from the Southern parts of Africa, including South Africa from entering the UK due to the detection of a new coronavirus variant B.1.1.529. Minister Nalendi Pandor said whilst […]

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SABC acquires TV broadcast Rights for the NBA

Just News | The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) announced an exciting multi-year television broadcast rights agreement with the National Basketball Association (NBA). In the inaugural live broadcast of the 75th Anniversary Season, the Washington Wizards will host the Boston Celtics on Saturday, 30 October at 23:00 SAST. The first live broadcast will tip off […]

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President Ramaphosa to address Trade Organisation Public Forum

Just News | President Cyril Ramaphosa will address the opening of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) Public Forum on Thursday, September 2021. Ramaphosa is invited by the Director-General of the World Trade Organisation, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, the President to address the virtual ceremony under the theme “Trade Beyond COVID-19 : Building Resilience”. The WTO World […]

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President Ramaphosa to participate in the 76th session of UN General Assembly

Just News | President Cyril Ramaphosa will participate virtually in the General Debate of the 76th Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA76). UNGA76 refers to the 76 years of existence of the United Nations which was established in 1945 in the aftermath of World War 2. UNGA76 takes place from 21 to 27 […]

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