Borrell visit to South Africa and Botswana

Brussels 31.01.2023 The EU top diplomat Josep Borrell has concluded his visit to Southern Africa. In South Africa Borrell co-chaired, together with the Minister of International Relations and Cooperation of South Africa, Dr Naledi Pandor, the 15th session of the Ministerial Political Dialogue. The meeting was also attended by Commissioner for Health and Food Safety,…

Borrell visit to SA: “testing times”

Brussels 27.01.2023 “…The European Union and South Africa came together to establish a strategic partnership 16 years ago, and South Africa is the only African country that has this qualification of a strategic partner. And the word means something. It is the only partnership on the African continent. This is a recognition of the importance…

Russian top diplomat Lavrov in Eswatini

Brussels 25.01.2023 Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has arrived in Eswatini, TASS news agency reported. Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has arrived in Eswatini, according to a our reporter:https://t.co/E59qY1Y613 pic.twitter.com/i5MygbEldG — TASS (@tassagency_en) January 23, 2023 Russia’s top diplomat flew to Mbabane from South Africa where he started his African tour. The Kingdom of Eswatini,…

SA: wine tasting experience

Brussels 09.12.2022 South Africa is an old wine country, it celebrated 350 years of winemaking a few years ago, and it has established itself as one of the world’s leading producers of quality wine. South Africa, a country of amazing diversity and fine wines | wine tour https://t.co/jjopCNdzEU — Per Karlsson (@bkwineper) December 9, 2022…

SA: Lion’s industry in Africa

Brussels 09.12.2022 HSI Africa invites for an exclusive, free online screening of the new documentary film “Lions, Bones and Bullets”, which sheds light on South Africa’s controversial commercial captive lion industry and follows the wildlife trafficking trail to Laos and Viet Nam. REMEMBER! To RSVP to join @HSIAfrica @Blood_Lions & @PantheraAfrica for an exclusive screening…

SA: Ramaphosa half million in sofa

Brussels 01.12.2022 South Africa is facing deep political turmoil and corresponding uncertainty across markets amid growing calls for President Cyril Ramaphosa to step down over an emerging bizarre scandal centered on the alleged theft of $580,000. Cyril Ramaphosa was propelled to South Africa's highest office on a promise to tackle corruption. Now he's embroiled in…

Omicron: EU lifts SA travel restrictions

Brussels 10.01.2022 European Union member states have agreed to lift the travel ban on flights to southern African countries, which will allow more voyages to resume. Good News: Compared to Delta, Omicron causes significantly less severe disease. A study of hospitalized COVID patients in South Africa shows that. The summary below – https://t.co/ZaQBeYMnjx pic.twitter.com/VVJLzBWQVv —…

EU: South Africa in view

Brussels 13.12.2021 Today the Foreign affairs ministers will hold a comprehensive discussion on EU-Africa relations, touching on the overall situation on the continent and the challenges it faces in fields such as: security, development, demographic growth, health, democratic evolution, and engagement at a multilateral level. South Africa’s president has condemned travel bans enacted against his…

EU proposes ban on South Africa flights

Brussels 26.11.2021 Concerns over a new COVID-19 variant detected in South Africa have caused new wave of travel restrictions in Italy and Germany on Friday, November 26, as Brussels demands the EU-wide flight restrictions. (Image: illustration). The @EU_Commission will propose, in close coordination with Member States, to activate the emergency brake to stop air travel…

SA RHINO: poachers perverse crimes

Brussels 02.11.2021 A rhino with tears in his eyes: heartbreaking images show a Southern White rhino ‘weeping in pain’ after poachers hacked off his horn and crushed part of the bone in his skull in South African game reserve. BASTARDS!!! Images show rhino 'weeping in pain' after poachers hacked off his horn https://t.co/w7sKomYuoz via @MailOnline…