• European Film Festival #3: 6 -15 May 2016

    29 April 2016

    European Film Festival #3: 6 -15 May 2016

    The European Film Festival (EUFF) is back in South Africa for its third edition from 6 to 15 May 2016. "Just as films tell stories, a film festival aims to do the same" says Festival Director Katarina Hedrén.

  • President tells world "time is running out" for the climate

    26 April 2016

    President tells world "time is running out" for the climate

    Climate/COP21/Paris Agreement signature ceremony – Speech by M. François Hollande, President of the Republic.

  • French Embassy and Department of Basic Education sign agreement

    25 April 2016

    French Embassy and Department of Basic Education sign (...)

    The South African Department of Basic Education and the Embassy of France in South Africa signed a memorandum of understanding on 25 April 2016 in Pretoria.

  • French delegation visits Eastern Cape

    25 April 2016

    French delegation visits Eastern Cape

    Ambassador of France to South Africa HE Elisabeth Barbier and a delegation representing France in South Africa visited the Eastern Cape, specifically Port Elizabeth and surrounding areas, between 18 and 21 April 2016.

  • Honourary Consul receives French nationality

    20 April 2016

    Honourary Consul receives French nationality

    On 19 April 2016 in Port Elizabeth, Ambassador of France to South Africa, HE Elisabeth Barbier, bestowed upon Gérald Henderson French nationality for his commitment to his duties.

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