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SA Government critisises USA President Obama

SA condemns deadly terrorist attacks in Kenya

sanews.gov.za the South African Government press release website published the following South African Government opinion about US President Obama: If anything, US President Barack Obama needs to use this week’s first US-Africa Leaders’ Summit in Washington to throw his weight behind the extension of the Africa Growth Opportunities Act (AGOA) for another 15 years. And …

SA Government to attend Iran called meeting on Palestine

SA condemns deadly terrorist attacks in Kenya

Pretoria – South Africa’s International Relations and Cooperation Deputy Minister Nomaindia Mfeketo will attend an emergency meeting of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) Committee on Palestine, next week. Deputy Minister Mfeketo will join President Jacob Zuma’s Special Envoys to the Middle East, Zola Skweyiya and former Foreign Affairs Minister Aziz Pahad for the meeting scheduled on …

SA Government condemns terrorist attack in China

SA condemns deadly terrorist attacks in Kenya

Pretoria – The South African Government has condemned the terrorist attack that killed dozens of civilians, on Monday morning, in Shache County, Kashgar Prefecture, northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region. “The South Africa Government condemns all forms and manner of terrorism. We believe that terrorism in any form and from whichever quarter cannot be condoned,” …

SA Government biased in favour of Hamas in Israel conflict

SA condemns deadly terrorist attacks in Kenya

Pretoria: The South African Government Information Website, ironically called “SA News” published in headline: ” Truce cut short as Israel resumes attack on Gaza” but in the opening sentence of the South African Governments own article it clearly states: “Jerusalem – The Israeli military says it is resuming the offensive on the Gaza Strip, cutting …

SA Government to act on Gaza and situation in Ukraine

SA condemns deadly terrorist attacks in Kenya

Cape Town – President Jacob Zuma will dispatch a team to Israel to convey government’s concerns over the inhumane killings through the ground invasion on the Gaza strip. International Relations and Cooperation Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane made this announcement when she tabled her Budget Vote in Parliament on Tuesday. She also announced that South Africa would …

CDP calls on government not to sever ties with Israel

CDP

“We call on government not to sever diplomatic ties with Israel,” says Christian Democratic Party (CDP) leader, Rev. Theunis Botha. “Hamas is on the USA’s list of terrorist organisations for a reason. The atrocities perpetrated by them are well known all over the world, and to abort diplomatic ties with an internationally recognised nation in …

BRICS Development Bank to be based in Shanghai

Entire African Continent to benefit from BRICS bank

Fortaleza – The emerging-market bloc of BRICS on Tuesday announced plans that will see the envisaged Development Bank being based in Shanghai, China. Plans are also in progress for a Contingent Reserve Arrangement (CRA). The five members of the group — Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (BRICS) – laid out the designs of …

Russia, SA talk economic cooperation

Russia, SA talk economic cooperation

Fortaleza – Russian President Vladimir Putin and South African President Jacob Zuma have held talks on broader bilateral cooperation that could be given a new impulse after the South African elections. Starting the negotiations, President Putin congratulated President Zuma on his victory at the elections and said: “Now it is high time to recall our …

Pres Zuma in Brazil for BRICS summit

SA condemns deadly terrorist attacks in Kenya

Pretoria – President Jacob Zuma, who is already in Brazil, will join leaders from Brazil, Russia, India and China, which make up the BRICS grouping, for their sixth summit. Accompanied by five cabinet ministers, as well as a business delegation, President Zuma will attend the two-day summit on Tuesday. The summit will be held under …