• The Consulate of France in Cape Town becomes the « Consulate General of (...)

    17 November 2016

    The Consulate of France in Cape Town becomes the « Consulate (...)

    Due to the increasing number of French citizens living in the three Cape provinces and the growing diversity of its missions whether consular or political, economic and cultural, the Consulate of France in Cape Town has the pleasure to announce that its status has been upgraded to “Consulate General of France in Cape Town” on November, 10th as a testament to the flourishing bilateral (...)

  • Departure message from Ambassador Barbier

    14 November 2016

    Departure message from Ambassador Barbier

    On the 11th of November, we bid farewell to Ambassador of France to South Africa, HE Elisabeth Barbier, who has completed her posting in South Africa.

  • 4 November 2016 a "historic day" for the planet

    8 November 2016

    4 November 2016 a "historic day" for the planet

    4 November 2016 is a historic day for the planet because it marks the climate agreement’s entry into force.

  • Michèle Cassuto and Dominique Williams received the insignia of the Order of (...)

    24 October 2016

    Michèle Cassuto and Dominique Williams received the insignia of (...)

    On Wednesday 19 October 2016, Elisabeth Barbier, French Ambassador to South Africa, presented the insignia of the Order of Academic Palms to Michèle Cassuto and Dominique Williams at the Alliance Française in Cape Town.
    Michèle Cassuto has many responsibilities related to the promotion and teaching of the French language in South Africa: she is a French teacher at the Herschel Girls High (...)

  • UN Commission: New investments in global health workforce will create jobs (...)

    23 September 2016

    UN Commission: New investments in global health workforce will (...)

    Investing in health employment is key in attaining Sustainable Development Goals
    Picture credit: Elysée
    Joint news release WHO/ILO/OECD
    20 September 2016 ¦ NEW YORK - The Presidents of France and South Africa today called for urgent investments globally to create new jobs in the health sector in order to prevent a projected shortfall of 18 million health workers primarily in low- and (...)

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