Voice of the Cape


DIRCO to discuss Koloane with president

International Relations minister, Naledi Pandor says she will have a discussion with President Cyril Ramaphosa regarding what action to take against South Africa’s Ambassador to the Netherlands, Bruce Koloane. This after allegations emerged again at the Zondo Commission this week that Koloane continued brokering deals for the Gupta family. Koloane[…]

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SAJBD utterances reflect desire for SA “policy capture”

By Anees Teladia The Palestinian solidarity movement has criticized the South African Zionist lobby for its malicious verbal attacks on the Minister of the Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO), Lindiwe Sisulu and attempting to undermine South Africa’s strong position against the Israeli occupation of Palestine. An article published[…]

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Western Sahara’s occupation to come to end: Sisulu

International Affairs and Cooperation Minister Lindiwe Sisulu says Africans cannot claim to be living in a post-colonial continent while the people of Saharawi are still fighting for their self-determination. She was at the opening of the SADC Solidarity Conference under way at the DIRCO offices in Pretoria. The two-day meeting called to[…]

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SA foreign services should be ‘professionalised again’ – former ambassador

South Africa’s foreign services should be professionalised again, former ambassador Febe Potgieter-Gqubule has said. Potgieter-Gqubule, who is also the ANC’s general manager, told an audience at a public dialogue organised by the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung and the School of Social Sciences of the University of KwaZulu-Natal on Tuesday that there[…]

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