Dalai Lama

No Visa for Dalai Lama: SACP

The SA Communist Party called on government on Sunday to never grant the Dalai Lama a visa to visit South Africa, following the cancellation of his trip to the country. “The SACP in fact welcomes the cancellation of this planned visit,” spokesman Alex Mashilo said in a statement. “In fact[…]

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Govt disingenuous about about Dalai Lama visa: De Lille

The national government is being disingenuous about the Dalai Lama’s visa application in India for entry to South Africa, Cape Town mayor Patricia de Lille said on Friday. She said officials of the international relations department contacted the spiritual leader’s office to inform them that the South African government would[…]

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Dalai Lama visa application closed: Department

The Dalai Lama’s visa application in India for entry to South Africa is a closed matter, and he has cancelled his trip, the international relations department said on Thursday. “The [department] has received written confirmation from the office of His Holiness The Dalai Lama in India indicating that His Holiness[…]

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Dalai Lama again refused entry to SA: Report

The Dalai Lama has again been refused entry to South Africa, this time for the 14th World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates, the Cape Times reported on Thursday. The Dalai Lama’s representative in South Africa Nangsa Choedon said officials from the department of international relations had phoned her office in[…]

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