South Africa



  • South Sudan 2017-05-08 22:01

    Over 1mn children flee South Sudan: UN

    JUBA, May 08 (MNA) – Two UN agencies said Monday that over 1 million children have fled South Sudan due to escalating armed conflict.

  • WEF 2017-04-30 14:00

    S Africa will host economic forum on Africa

    PRETORIA, Apr. 30 (MNA) – South Africa will host the 27th World Economic Forum (WEF) on Africa, which will take place next week, to focus on achieving inclusive growth in the continent.

  • Yury Fedotov 2017/04/18

    By:Yury Fedotov

    Somali piracy disremembered

    TEHRAN, Apr. 18 (MNA) – Somali piracy off the Horn of Africa was once estimated by the World Bank to cost global trade billions of dollars, and to harm the fragile economies of countries in the region.

  • ناوگروه 2017-03-11 12:16

    Navy’s 44th fleet returns home

    TEHRAN, Mar. 11 (MNA) – The Iranian Navy’s 44th flotilla of warships returned home on Saturday morning after a five-month mission and foiling pirate attacks in the Bab el-Mandeb Strait.

  • Derek Hanekom 2017-03-08 09:20

    S Africa to boost tourism ties with Iran

    TEHRAN, Mar. 08 (MNA) – South African tourism minister said planning have been made to deploy tourists to Iran.

  • شاهدایی نفت گاز پتروشیمی 2017-03-06 10:22

    Iran, S Africa agree to build GTL plant

    TEHRAN, Mar. 06 (MNA) – Deputy oil minister has reported on an accord between Iran and South Africa to construct a 50-thousand-barrel GTL complex in Iran.

  • بیژن زنگنه 2017-03-05 10:10


    Iran ready to ship 100 bpd crude to S Africa

    TEHRAN, Mar. 05 (MNA) – Oil Minister Zanganeh has voiced Iran’s readiness to deploy 100 thousand barrels of crude oil per day to South Africa as well as to purchase refinery shares there.

  • António Guterres 2017/02/08

    By: António Guterres:

    A continent of hope

    TEHRAN, Feb. 08 (MNA) – Far too often, the world views Africa through the prism of problems. When I look to Africa, I see a continent of hope, promise and vast potential. 

  • zumba 2017-01-10 16:09

    S African Pres. condoles on demise of Iran's Hashemi

    TEHRAN, Jan. 10 (MNA) – Zuma, President of South Africa, has issued a message of condolence on demise of former Iranian President Ayatollah Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani.

  • نفت گاز 2016-12-19 11:37

    Iran begins crude sales to Italy’s Eni

    TEHRAN, Dec. 19 (MNA) – An NIOC official has reported on shipment of the first Iranian crude oil cargo to Italy’s Eni oil industry company in the post-JCPOA era.

  • dehghan 2016-12-14 11:05

    Iran, S Africa sign defense-military MoU

    PRETORIA, Dec. 14 (MNA) – Iran and South Africa have inked a memorandum of understanding to boost defense and military cooperation in line with promoting regional and international peace and stability.

  • dehghan 2016-12-14 09:21

    S African president:

    S Africa not to let anyone damage ties with Iran

    PRETORIA, Dec. 14 (MNA) – South African President Jacob Zuma stressed his country’s resolve for expanding cooperation with Iran, saying no country would be allowed to damage Pretoria-Tehran ties.

  • دیدار حسین دهقان وزیر دفاع با ماپیسا انکاکولا وزیر دفاع  آفریقای جنوبی 2016-12-14 09:02

    Dehghan meets S African Pres.

    PRETORIA, Dec. 14 (MNA) – Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehghan met with South African President Jacob Zuma in Pretoria on Tuesday

  • سردار حسین دهقان، وزیر دفاع 2016-12-12 18:09

    Def. Min. departs for South Africa

    TEHRN, Dec. 12 (MNA) – Defense Minister Hossein Dehghan has departed for Pretoria, one of South Africa’s three capitals, in a 2-day tour of the country.

  • سفیر آنگولا 2016-12-03 09:55

    Iranian amb.:

    Iran keen on expanding ties with Angola

    LUANDA, Dec. 03 (MNA) – Iran's newly-appointed ambassador to Luanda in a meeting with the Angolan President dos Santos, stressed Iran’s keen interest in expanding friendly ties with the South African country.

  • ناوگروه 2016-11-26 11:33

    Navy’s 44th fleet moors at Port of Durban 

    TEHRAN, Nov. 26 (MNA) – For the first time after the Islamic Revolution, the 44th Fleet of Army’s Navy tied up at Durban Harbor in South Africa on Saturday.

  • جابری و هیات آفریقای جنوبی 2016-11-24 15:17

    Deputy FM:

    FM ready to boost economic ties with S Africa

    TEHRAN, Nov. 24 (MNA) – Iran’s Deputy FM Jaberi Ansari said Foreign Ministry has the readiness to expand Iran’s trade and economic ties with South Africa.

  • ناوگروه 2016-10-29 14:41

    Navy’s 44th fleet ties up at Tanzania

    TEHRAN, Oct. 29 (MNA) – The 44th Fleet of Army’s Navy moored at Dar es Salaam port on Tanzania’s Indian Ocean coast on Saturday morning.

  • گفتگو اختصاصی با جابری انصاری 2016-10-01 12:21

    Jaberi Ansari:

    Iran ready to expand coop. with S Africa

    TEHRAN, Oct. 01 (MNA) – Iran’s Deputy FM for Arab-African Affairs has stressed Tehran’s readiness to expand cooperation with Pretoria in all areas of mutual interest.

  • south africa 2016-09-30 12:45

    Tentative date agreed for Rouhani’s visit to S Africa

    PRETORIA, Sep. 30 (MNA) – During the 7th session of Iran-South Africa’s follow-up committee, the two sides reached an agreement on a tentative date for President Rouhani’s visit to Pretoria.

  • آفریقای جنوبی 2016-09-29 11:56

    S Africa awaiting President Rouhani’s visit

    TEHRAN, Sep. 29 (MNA) – South African Deputy Foreign Minister Nomaindiya Mfeketo told the visiting Iranian Deputy FM for Arab-African Affairs, Jaberi Ansari, that they are eagerly looking forward to have Mr. Rouhani in Pretoria.

  • Jaberi Ansari 2016-09-28 09:13

    Jaberi Ansari off to S Africa for political talks

    TEHRAN, Sep. 28 (MNA) – Iran’s Deputy FM left for South Africa's biggest city Johannesburg early Wed. to attend the 7th session of Iran-South Africa’s Joint Political Committee.

  • محفل انس با قرآن با حضور امیر دریادار حبیب الله سیاری فرمانده نیروی دریایی ارتش 2016-09-17 11:18

    Iran Navy cmdr. visits S Africa’s military expo

    TEHRAN, Sep. 17 (MNA) – Iran’s Navy Commander Rear-Admiral Habibollah Sayyari heading a high-ranking military delegation paid a visit to South Africa’s aerospace and defense exhibition.

  • Iran-S Africa 2016-08-27 13:50

    Iran, S Africa to establish joint technological center

    TEHRAN, Aug. 27 (MNA) – Deputy Minister for Research & Technology Vahid Ahmadi, touching upon Iran-South African cooperation, said technological exchange will be provided between the two countries.

  • نقاش باد 2016-06-14 22:26

    ‘Painter of Wind’ goes to South African filmfest.

    TEHRAN, Jun. 14 (MNA) – ‘Painter of Wind’, produced and directed by Ezzatollah Parvazeh, will vie in the 1st edition of Ekurhuleni International Film Festival, South Africa.

  • ایران و آفریقای جنوبی 2016-06-07 12:25

    Iranian, S African labor mins. urge boosting ties

    TEHRAN, Jun. 07 (MNA) – Iran’s Labor Minister Rabiei, at a meeting with his South African counterpart, emphasized development of bilateral ties between the two countries.

  • دیدار رئیس جمهور آفریقای جنوبی با رهبر معظم انقلاب 2016-04-25 22:33

    Iran, South Africa issue joint communiqué

    TEHRAN, Apr. 25 (MNA) – Iran and RSA have issued a joint communiqué at the end of President Jacob Zuma’s visit to Tehran.

  • بی پی نفت گاز 2016-04-25 20:50

    BP to buy Iranian crude oil

    TEHRAN, Apr. 25 (MNA) – National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) and British Petroleum (BP) industry company have launched talks on inking an oil sale agreement.

  • Malaria Day 2016-04-25 14:31

    Ban Ki-moon:

    Malaria killed 400,000 in 2015

    TEHRAN, Apr. 25 (MNA) – UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in his message on World Malaria Day, 25 April 2016 while announcing that last year, there were 214 million new malaria cases and more than 400,000 deaths called on everyone involved to redouble efforts to reach the 2030 malaria goals.

  • IMG_9086.jpg 2016-04-25 11:24

    Iran, S Africa to uplift banking ties

    TEHRAN, Apr. 25 (MNA) – CBI governor has urged South African banks to launch banking cooperation with Iran as well as to open mutual accounts.