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  1. From the desk of the President_ Monday 10 August 2020

    From the desk of the President_ Monday 10 August 2020

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  2. Message from President Cyril Ramaphosa on the occasion of Women's Day 2020

    Message from President Cyril Ramaphosa on the occasion of Women's Day 2020

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  3. Wome.n's Month August 2020

    Wome.n's Month August 2020

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  4. From the Desk of the President - Newsletter  3 August 2020

    From the Desk of the President - Newsletter 3 August 2020

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  5. Newsletter on the Repatriation of South African Citizens

    Newsletter on the Repatriation of South African Citizens

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  6. Newsletter from the Desk of the President- 27 Juy 2020

    Newsletter from the Desk of the President- 27 Juy 2020

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  7. From the Desk of the President_Newsletter 20 July 2020

    From the Desk of the President_Newsletter 20 July 2020

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  8. NELSON MANDELA INTERNATIONAL DAY

    NELSON MANDELA INTERNATIONAL DAY

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  9. Newsletter    From the Desk of the President 13 July 2020

    Newsletter From the Desk of the President 13 July 2020

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  10. Repatriation Newsletter No. 10  26 June 2020

    Repatriation Newsletter No. 10 26 June 2020

  11. From the Dest of the President - Newsletter  22  June  2020

    From the Dest of the President - Newsletter 22 June 2020

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  12. Address by President Ryril Ramaphosa on South Africa's response to the Coronavirus Pandemic

    Address by President Ryril Ramaphosa on South Africa's response to the Coronavirus Pandemic

    17 June 2020

  13. YOUTH MONTH - JUNE 2020

    YOUTH MONTH - JUNE 2020

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  14.  Newsletter from the Desk of the President - 15 June 2020

    Newsletter from the Desk of the President - 15 June 2020

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  15. Repatriation Newsletter No. 7   11 June 2020

    Repatriation Newsletter No. 7 11 June 2020

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  16. Media  Statement Deputy Minister Botes to host a webinar on Diplomacy and Youth in the age of COVID-19 pandemic

    Media Statement Deputy Minister Botes to host a webinar on Diplomacy and Youth in the age of COVID-19 pandemic

    09 June 2020

  17. Newsletter  From the Desk of the President   8 June 2020

    Newsletter From the Desk of the President 8 June 2020

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  18. Newsletter from the Desk of the President  1 June 2020

    Newsletter from the Desk of the President 1 June 2020

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  19. Repatriation Newsletter 06_28 May 2020

    Repatriation Newsletter 06_28 May 2020

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  20. Remarks by the Chairperson of the African Union, Cyril Ramaphosa on the occasion of Africa Day, 25 May 2020

    Remarks by the Chairperson of the African Union, Cyril Ramaphosa on the occasion of Africa Day, 25 May 2020

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  21. Newsletter: From the Desk of the President Monday, 25 May 2020

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  22. Address by President Cyril Ramaphosa on South Africa's response response to the Coronovirus Pandemic

    Address by President Cyril Ramaphosa on South Africa's response response to the Coronovirus Pandemic

    Union Buildings, Tshwane 24 May 2020

  23. AFRICA DAY  25 MAY 2020

    AFRICA DAY 25 MAY 2020

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  24. Repatriation Newsletter 5

    Repatriation Newsletter 5

    21 May 2020

  25. Remarks by the President of the Republic of South Africa and African Union Chair, H.E. Cyril Ramaphosa

  26. Newsletter From the Desk of the President Monday18 May 2020

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  27. Statement by President Cyril Ramaphosa on South Africa’s response to the coronavirus pandemic

    Statement by President Cyril Ramaphosa on South Africa’s response to the coronavirus pandemic

    13 May 2020

  28. Repatriation newsletter 4_13 May 2020

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  29. Newsletter   From the Desk of the President 11 May 2020

    Newsletter From the Desk of the President 11 May 2020

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  30. Media Statement - Department Sports, Arts and Culture

    Meeting between Minister Nathi Mthethwa and Arts and Culture National Organisations on the Covid-19 Relief Fund Process

  31. Press release - Africa's Travel Indaba & Lilizela awards cancellation

  32. Repatriation Newsletter 3_4 May 2020

    Repatriation Newsletter 3_4 May 2020

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  33. Newsletter_From the Desk of the President  4 May 2020

    Newsletter_From the Desk of the President 4 May 2020

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  34. WEBINAR ON THE STATE OF TOURISM SECTOR 29 APRIL 2020

    WEBINAR ON THE STATE OF TOURISM SECTOR 29 APRIL 2020

    The path towards the recovery of the Tourism sector

  35. South African Tourism, The Nelson Mandela Foundation and Videovision Entertainment

    South African Tourism, The Nelson Mandela Foundation and Videovision Entertainment

    join hands to inspire hope as the country marks Freedom Day under lockdown.

  36. NEWSLETTER ON THE REPATRIATION OF SOUTH AFRICAN CITIZENS

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  37. FREEDOM DAY  27 APRIL 2020

    FREEDOM DAY 27 APRIL 2020

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  38. President Cyril Ramaphosa participates in global collaboration on COVID-19 tools

    President Cyril Ramaphosa participates in global collaboration on COVID-19 tools

    24 April 2020

  39. Statement by President Cyril Ramaphosa on South Africa's response to the coronavirus pandemic

    Statement by President Cyril Ramaphosa on South Africa's response to the coronavirus pandemic

    23 April 2020

  40. Statement by President Cyril Ramaphosa on further economic and social measures in response to the COVID-19 epidemic

    Statement by President Cyril Ramaphosa on further economic and social measures in response to the COVID-19 epidemic

    21 April 2020

  41. MEDIA STATEMENT

    MEDIA STATEMENT

    African Union Chair, President Cyril Ramaphosa, appoints Special Envoys to mobilise international economic support for continental fight against COVID-19 12 April 2020

  42. Message by President Cyril Ramaphosa on COVID-19 Pandemic  9 April 2020

    Message by President Cyril Ramaphosa on COVID-19 Pandemic 9 April 2020

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  43. Statement from The Nelson Mandela Foundation - In solidarity with essential service providers -

    Statement from The Nelson Mandela Foundation - In solidarity with essential service providers -

    Wednesday 8 April 2020

  44. Newletter:  From the Desk of the President   Monday 6 April  2020

    Newletter: From the Desk of the President Monday 6 April 2020

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  45. Newsletter: From the Desk of the President

    Newsletter: From the Desk of the President

    30 March 2020

  46. Message by President Cyril Ramaphosa on COVID-19 Epidemic

    30 March 2020

  47. Statement by President Cyril Ramaphosa on Escalation of Covid-19 Epidemic

    Statement by President Cyril Ramaphosa on Escalation of Covid-19 Epidemic

    23 March 2020

  48. Newletter - From the Desk of the President

    Newletter - From the Desk of the President

    23 March 2020

  49. President urges deeper reflection on national Human Rights Day

    President urges deeper reflection on national Human Rights Day

    21 March 2020

  50. URGENT - TRAVEL ADVISORY IN RESPONSE TO THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC

    18 MARCH 2020

  51. Newsletter :  From the desk of the President

    Newsletter : From the desk of the President

    Monday, 16 March 2020

  52. Statement by President Cyril Ramaphosa on measures to combat COVID-19

    Statement by President Cyril Ramaphosa on measures to combat COVID-19

    15 March 2020

  53. Newsletter - From the Desk of the President Monday,  9 March 2020

    Newsletter - From the Desk of the President Monday, 9 March 2020

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  54. Newsletter - From the desk of the President Monday 2 March 2020

    Newsletter - From the desk of the President Monday 2 March 2020

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  55. Minister Tito Mboweni   2020 Budget Speech

    Minister Tito Mboweni 2020 Budget Speech

    26 February 2020

  56. Statement by Deputy Minister Alvin Botes

    Statement by Deputy Minister Alvin Botes

    Panel Discussion commemorating the 25th Anniversary of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action adopted at the Fourth World Conference on Women: “Accelerating the Commitments of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action”, Geneva, 25 February 2020

  57. Newsletter from the desk of the President

    Newsletter from the desk of the President

    24 February 2020

  58. Address by President Cyril Ramaphosa at the Annual Ubuntu Awards 2020

    Cape Town International Convention Centre, Cape Town, 15 February 2020

  59. STATE OF THE NATION ADDRESS BY PRESIDENT CYRIL RAMAPHOSA - 2020

    STATE OF THE NATION ADDRESS BY PRESIDENT CYRIL RAMAPHOSA - 2020

    PARLIAMENT, CAPE TOWN 13 FEBRUARY 2020

  60. Newsletter from the desk of the President

    Newsletter from the desk of the President

    Monday, 10 February 2020

  61. Acceptance Statement by South African President H.E. Cyril Ramaphosa on assuming the Chair of the African Union for 2020

    Acceptance Statement by South African President H.E. Cyril Ramaphosa on assuming the Chair of the African Union for 2020

    33rd Session of the African Union Assembly, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 09 February 2020

  62. President Cyril Ramaphosa attends 33rd Ordinary Session of the AU Heads of State and Government

    President Cyril Ramaphosa attends 33rd Ordinary Session of the AU Heads of State and Government

    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia 9 and 10 February 2020

  63. WEEKLY NEWSLETTER FROM THE DESK OF THE PRESIDENT

    3 February 2020

  64. FROM THE DESK OF THE PRESIDENT - WEEKLY NEWSLETTER

    27 JANUARY 2020

  65. NEWSLETTER FROM THE DESK OF THE PRESIDENT

    20 JANUARY 2020

  66. MEDIA STATEMENT

    8 January 2020

  67. President Cyril Ramaphosa's 2020 New Year message

    President Cyril Ramaphosa's 2020 New Year message

    31 Dec 2019

  68. MEDIA STATEMENT

    MEDIA STATEMENT

    Deputy Minister Botes to host bilateral consultations with his Italian counterpart 11 December 2019

  69. KEYNOTE ADDRESS BY MS CANDITH MASHEGO-DLAMINI, DEPUTY MINISTER OF INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS AND COOPERATION

    KEYNOTE ADDRESS BY MS CANDITH MASHEGO-DLAMINI, DEPUTY MINISTER OF INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS AND COOPERATION

    ON THE OCCASION OF THE DIRCO-UN SEMINAR ON “SOUTH AFRICA IN THE MULTILATERAL WORLD,” DIRCO, O.R TAMBO BUILDING, 10 DECEMBER 2019

  70.  Newsletter from the desk of the President

    Newsletter from the desk of the President

    02 December 2019

  71. EMBASSY NEWSLETTER EDITION NO. 5

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  72. ddress by President Cyril Ramaphosa at the launch of the 16 Days of Activism for No Violence Against Women and Children

    ddress by President Cyril Ramaphosa at the launch of the 16 Days of Activism for No Violence Against Women and Children

    Lephalale Local Municipality, Limpopo 25 November 2019

  73. HOME AFFAIRS RELAXES TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS FOR CHILD TOURISTS

    HOME AFFAIRS RELAXES TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS FOR CHILD TOURISTS

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  74. President Cyril Ramaphosa launches Tshwane Automotive Hub in Pretoria

    President Cyril Ramaphosa launches Tshwane Automotive Hub in Pretoria

    5 November 2019

  75. From the Desk of the President -  The President's Newsletter

    From the Desk of the President - The President's Newsletter

    11 November 2019

  76. Remarks by President Cyril Ramaphosa at the SMME Programme of the Second South Africa Investment Conference,

    Remarks by President Cyril Ramaphosa at the SMME Programme of the Second South Africa Investment Conference,

    University of Johannesburg, Soweto, 7 November 2019

  77. Opening Address by President Cyril Ramaphosa at the Second South Africa Investment Conference

    Opening Address by President Cyril Ramaphosa at the Second South Africa Investment Conference

    Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg, 6 November 2019

  78. Newsletter: From the Desk of the President

    Newsletter: From the Desk of the President

    November 2019

  79. From the Desk of  President Cyril Ramaphosa

    From the Desk of President Cyril Ramaphosa

    28 October 2019

  80. Tencent to help boost Chinese tourism to South Africa

    Tencent to help boost Chinese tourism to South Africa

    22 October 2019

  81. SOUTH AFRICA INVESTMENT CONFERENCE 2019 The Time to Invest in South Africa is Now

    SOUTH AFRICA INVESTMENT CONFERENCE 2019 The Time to Invest in South Africa is Now

    Cape Town, 22 October 2019

  82. Statement by Ambassador Jerry Matjila,Permanent Representative of South Africa to the United Nations,7 October 2019

    Statement by Ambassador Jerry Matjila,Permanent Representative of South Africa to the United Nations,7 October 2019

    Security Council Debate on the “Maintenance of International Peace and Security in Africa: The Centrality of Preventative Diplomacy, Conflict Prevention and Resolution"

  83. OCTOBER TRANSPORT MONTH 2019

    OCTOBER TRANSPORT MONTH 2019

    Official Launch by President Cyril Ramaphosa of the 2019 Transport Month in Gauteng, Heidelburg Weigh Bridge Date: Saturday, 05 October 2019

  84. NEWSLETTER FROM THE DESK OF THE PRESIDENT

    NEWSLETTER FROM THE DESK OF THE PRESIDENT

    30 SEPTEMBER 2019

  85. REMARKS BY PRESIDENT CYRIL RAMAPHOSA AT THE LAUNCH OF THE HEALTH SECTOR ANTI-CORRUPTION FORUM

    REMARKS BY PRESIDENT CYRIL RAMAPHOSA AT THE LAUNCH OF THE HEALTH SECTOR ANTI-CORRUPTION FORUM

    UNION BUILDINGS, TSHWANE 1 OCTOBER 2019

  86. STATEMENT BY DR NALEDI PANDOR, MINISTER OF INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS AND COOPERATION OF THE REPUBLIC OF SOUTH AFRICA

    43RD ANNUAL MEETING OF MINISTERS FOR FOREIGN AFFAIRS OF THE GROUP OF 77, UNITED NATIONS HEADQUARTERS, NEW YORK, 27 SEPTEMBER 2019

  87. President Cyril Ramaphosa appoints Economic Advisory Council

    President Cyril Ramaphosa appoints Economic Advisory Council

    27 September 2019

  88. tatement by H.E. Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Republic of South Africa, Naledi Pandor

    tatement by H.E. Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Republic of South Africa, Naledi Pandor

    UN Security Council 25 September 2019

  89. WELCOME REMARKS DELIVERED BY FINANCE MINISTER, MR TITO MBOWENI

    WELCOME REMARKS DELIVERED BY FINANCE MINISTER, MR TITO MBOWENI

    WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM ON AFRICA - 05 SEPTEMBER 2019, CAPE TOWN

  90. KEYNOTE ADDRESS BY PRESIDENT CYRIL RAMAPHOSA DURING THE EASE OF DOING BUSINESS SEMINAR

    KEYNOTE ADDRESS BY PRESIDENT CYRIL RAMAPHOSA DURING THE EASE OF DOING BUSINESS SEMINAR

    WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM ON AFRICA CAPE TOWN 4 SEPTEMBER 2019

  91. TWO SOUTH AFRICAN RESTAURANTS NAMED ON WORLD’S BEST RESTAURANTS 2019 LIST

    TWO SOUTH AFRICAN RESTAURANTS NAMED ON WORLD’S BEST RESTAURANTS 2019 LIST

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  92. REMARKS BY PRESIDENT CYRIL RAMAPHOSA AT THE G7 AND AFRICA PARTNERSHIP

    25 AUGUST 2019BIARRITZ, FRANCE

  93. President Ramaphosa arrives in France for G7 Summit

    25 August 2019

  94. REMARKS BY PRESIDENT CYRIL RAMAPHOSA DURING HIS VISIT TO SOMAFCO IN MOROGORO

    REMARKS BY PRESIDENT CYRIL RAMAPHOSA DURING HIS VISIT TO SOMAFCO IN MOROGORO

    STATE VISIT TO THE UNITED REPUBLIC OF TANZANIA 16 AUGUST 2019

  95. Zeitz MOCAA launches world-first museum Instagram map and guide

    Zeitz MOCAA launches world-first museum Instagram map and guide

    Cape Town

  96. STATEMENT BY INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS AND COOPERATION DEPUTY MINISTER ALVIN BOTES OF SOUTH AFRICA,

    STATEMENT BY INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS AND COOPERATION DEPUTY MINISTER ALVIN BOTES OF SOUTH AFRICA,

    ON BEHALF OF THE AFRICA GROUP ON THE OCCASION OF THE CLOSING CEREMONY OF THE MINISTERIAL MEETING OF THE CoB OF THE NAM, 21 JULY 2019, CARACAS, VENEZUELA

  97. Address by Dr GNM Pandor, Minister of International Affairs and Cooperation

    Address by Dr GNM Pandor, Minister of International Affairs and Cooperation

    udget Vote Speech - 11 July 2019 14h00 - National Assembly, Parliament

  98. SOUTH AFRICAN CHOIR GETS STANDING OVATION ON "AMERICA'S GOT TALENT"

    SOUTH AFRICAN CHOIR GETS STANDING OVATION ON "AMERICA'S GOT TALENT"

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  99. President Cyril Ramaphosa: State of the Nation Address 2019

    President Cyril Ramaphosa: State of the Nation Address 2019

    20 June 2019

  100. Address by Dr Naledi Pandor, South Africa’s Minister of International Relations and Cooperation

    Address by Dr Naledi Pandor, South Africa’s Minister of International Relations and Cooperation

    th Annual Meeting of the ID4Africa Movement, held at Emperors Palace Convention Centre, Ekurhuleni, on 18 June 2019

  101. Youth Month – “25 Years of Democracy:  A celebration of youth activism"

    Youth Month – “25 Years of Democracy: A celebration of youth activism"

    1 to 30 June 2019

  102. President Cyril Ramaphosa: Cabinet announcement

    President Cyril Ramaphosa: Cabinet announcement

    29 May 2019

  103. Address by President Cyril Ramaphosa on the occasion of the Presidential Inauguration

    Address by President Cyril Ramaphosa on the occasion of the Presidential Inauguration

    Saturday 25 May 2019

  104. 58TH La Biennale Di Venezia, Sa D’Armi, Arsenale, Venice, Italy

    58TH La Biennale Di Venezia, Sa D’Armi, Arsenale, Venice, Italy

    11 May to 24 November 2019

  105. Address by the Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, H.E. Ms LN Sisulu

    Address by the Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, H.E. Ms LN Sisulu

    Conversation with the members of the Hellenic, Italian and Portuguese Communities Alliance, Alberton, Johannesburg, 3 May 2019

  106. Opening address by the Minister of Tourism,  Derek Hanekom at the Tourism Indaba 2019

    Opening address by the Minister of Tourism, Derek Hanekom at the Tourism Indaba 2019

    02 May 2019

  107. INTERVIEW OF THE AMBASSADOR OF SOUTH AFRICA IN ITALY, H.E. PROF. SHIRISH SONI  -  by Republica.it

    INTERVIEW OF THE AMBASSADOR OF SOUTH AFRICA IN ITALY, H.E. PROF. SHIRISH SONI - by Republica.it

    27 APRIL 2019

  108. President Cyril Ramaphosa: National Freedom Day celebrations Speech

    President Cyril Ramaphosa: National Freedom Day celebrations Speech

    27 April 2019

  109. South Africa calls for a united UN Security Council in dealing with violence against women

    South Africa calls for a united UN Security Council in dealing with violence against women

    Media statement - 23 April 2019

  110. OPENING REMARKS BY PRESIDENT CYRIL RAMAPHOSA AT THE MEETING WITH INTERFAITH LEADERS

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  111. Welcome Remarks by President Cyril Ramaphosa - SADC Solidarity Conference with the Saharawi Arab  Democratic Republic,

    Welcome Remarks by President Cyril Ramaphosa - SADC Solidarity Conference with the Saharawi Arab Democratic Republic,

    OR Tambo Building, Tshwane, 26 March 2019

  112. Welcome Remarks by the Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Lindiwe Sisulu -SADC Solidarity Conference

    Welcome Remarks by the Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Lindiwe Sisulu -SADC Solidarity Conference

    with Saharawi Arab Democratic Republic, Pretoria, 25 March 2019

  113. President Cyril Ramaphosa: Soweto Gospel Choir winning Grammy Award celebration – 14 March 2019

    President Cyril Ramaphosa: Soweto Gospel Choir winning Grammy Award celebration – 14 March 2019

    Remarks by President Cyril Ramaphosa at the ceremony to acknowledge the award of a Grammy to the Soweto Gospel Choir, Market Theatre Complex, Johannesburg

  114. Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane signs treaty establishing Square Kilometer Array Observatory

    Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane signs treaty establishing Square Kilometer Array Observatory

    12 March 2019

  115. South Africa’s 2019 National Elections

    South Africa’s 2019 National Elections

    Instructions for use

  116. Minister Sisulu calls on women to be at the centre of conflict resolution

    Minister Sisulu calls on women to be at the centre of conflict resolution

    8 March 2019

  117. Minister Sisulu to host her French counterpart in Pretoria

    Minister Sisulu to host her French counterpart in Pretoria

    26 February 2019

  118. Deputy Minister Landers to attend the United Nations High-Level Segment of the Human Rights Council in Geneva

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  119. South Africa’s Wolfgat restaurant crowned best in the world