Foreign Affairs

Government, parliamentary and legislative information on International Relations and Cooperation.

Benguela Current Convention Ratified

Department of Environmental Affairs

Environmental affairs minister, Edna Molewa, has announced that South Africa has completed the ratification process of the Benguela Current Convention.

The agreement, between South Africa, Namibia and Angola, promotes a coordinated regional approach to long-term conservation, protection, rehabilitation, enhancement and sustainable use of the Benguela marine ecosystem.

Revenue Service Issues IGA Forms

South African Revenue Service

Reporting financial institutions must submit their automatic exchange of information third party returns by 30 June 2015.

This directive is contained in notice 509 published in Government Gazette 37778.

Government Communications Under the Spotlight

Government Communication and Information System

The recently appointed communications minister Faith Muthambi is seeking advice on government communications.

The department of communications has been reconfigured and put in charge of an overarching communications policy and strategy, information dissemination and publicity as well as the branding of the country abroad.

Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane

Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane
Current Portfolio: 

Minister of International Relations and Cooperation (2009-)