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Ambassador at the EU-Swaziland meeting

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Ambassador Blanka Fajkusová visited Swaziland on 2-3 October 2014. She took part in the meeting of the regular EU-Swaziland Political Dialogue and also side events. more ►

Public tender for external service provider in the field of short-term visa in South Africa

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The Embassy of the Czech Republic in Pretoria would like to draw attention to the public tender for external service provider in the field of short-term visa in South Africa (Pretoria, Cape Town). Deadline for submitting applications is 31… more ►

Director-General for Non-European Countries Mr. I. Jančárek in Angola (20-22 July 2014)

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On 22-22 July 2014 Mr. Ivan Jančárek, Director General for Non-European Countries at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and Ambassador Blanka Fajkusová visited Luanda. Their meetings aimed at re-launching the political dialogue between the Czech… more ►

Memories of childhood spent in Czechoslovakia

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Yet another get-together with a group of Namibians who lived in Czechoslovakia in 1985-1991 and who still speak brilliant Czech took place in Windhoek on 19 July 2014. more ►

Reception marking the end of the Hungarian Presidency of the Visegrad Group

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At the end of June, the Presidency of Hungary comes to an end. For a year starting 1 July 2014 the Visegrad Group will be presided by the Slovak Republic. more ►

Donation by the Diplomatic Corps for two NGOs in Alexandra township

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Last April a group of the Female Ambassadors from Pretoria visited Alexandra township. On their initiative the Diplomatic Corps in Pretoria provided donations to two local NGOs - Ratang Bana - Future for Children a the Leratong Joy for One… more ►

Czech development projects in Namibia

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The Czech Republic contributes to the socio-economic development of Namibia. Since 2001 it has spent around 3,5 mil. USD to finance development projects in the country. more ►

The Namibians speak Czech

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At least some of them. The Embassy of the Czech Republic in Pretoria is in regular contact with a group of the Namibians who lived in Czechoslovakia in 1985-1991 and who still speak brilliant Czech. more ►

Visegrad cooperation in Cape Town continues

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The agreement on the Visegrad House in Cape Town signed for another year. more ►

Vehicle for sale (Cape Town)

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Toyota Corolla, located in Cape Town, for sale. more ►

Ten years ago the Czech Republic joined the European Union

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On 1 May 2004 the Czech Republic became the full member of the European Union. The application for the membership was presented by the then Prime Minister of the Czech Republic Mr. Václav Klaus on 17 January 1996. Accession negotiations lasted 5… more ►

Congratulations by the Czech leaders on 20 years of democratic South Africa

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On 27 April 2014 South Africa celebrated the Freedom Day, marking already 20th anniversary of the first free multiracial elections in 1994. more ►

Chief Directors Taking Stock of Czech-South African Cooperation

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On April 15 2014, Director General for Non-European Countries of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Ivan Jančárek, met his counterpart at the Department of International Relations and Cooperation of the Republic of South Africa, Chief Director… more ►

Ambassador accredited in Angola

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On 21 February 2014 Ambassador B. Fajkusová presented the Letters of Credence to the President of the Republic of Angola Mr. José Eduardo dos Santos. more ►

Visegrad Reception in Cape Town (14 February 2014)

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On 14 February 2014, on the occasion of the Opening of the Parliament, the Visegrad House in Cape Town hosted the traditional reception of the Visegrad countries. Invited were representatives of the Parliament, the Government, the Western Cape… more ►

Visit to Botswana

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On 10 February 2014 Mrs. Veronika Bajgarová, Director of the Director of the Department for Human Rights and Transitional Policy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic, accompanied by Ambassador Blanka Fajkusová and Deputy Head… more ►

Human Rights consultations in South Africa

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Mrs. Veronika Bajgarová, Director of the Department for Human Rights and Transitional Policy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic, visited South Africa from 5 to 11 February 2014. more ►

Czech contribution to the infants medical care improvement in Keetmanshoop hospital (Namibia)

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A CPAP machine financed by a contribution from the Czech official development funds will make it possible to provide the necessary care to the prematurely born infants in a remote Namibian district. more ►

Small-scale local project in Angola to support cooperation in agricultural education

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One of the small-scale local projects in Angola in 2013 was implemented by the Czech University of Agriculture and the Faculty of Agricultural Sciences of the University José Eduardo dos Santos in Huambo. more ►

Small-scale local project in Angola for better quality of teaching in Kuito, Bie province

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The People in Need carried out a small-scale local project in Angola in 2013, supported with 250.000 CZK from the official development cooperation funding. The project’s title explains its focus „Consultation services to improve pedagogical… more ►

Visit of Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of Botswana Hon. Phandu Skelemani in the Czech Republic

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On 1 – 3 December 2013 Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of Botswana Hon. Phandu Skelemani paid an official visit to the Czech Republic, the highest level visit in the history of the Czech-Botswana relations. more ►

Deputy Head of Mission in Lesotho

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Deputy Head of Mission in Lesotho Mrs. Nicol Adamcová took part in the EU-Lesotho political dialogue, which was held on 27 November in Maseru. more ►

Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic Paid Tribute to President Nelson Mandela

Mr. Jan Kohout, Minister of Foreign Affairs, represented the Czech Republic at the Memorial Service in honour of former President Nelson Mandela, which took place on 10 December 2013 at the FNB Stadium in Soweto, close to Johannesburg. More… more ►

Condolences by the representatives of the Czech Republic

Representatives of the Czech Republic expressed their sympathy with the passing away of President Nelson Mandela. more ►

Mourning Nelson Mandela

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Mr. Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, former President of the Republic of South Africa, died on 5 December 2013 at the age of 95. The Embassy of the Czech Republic to South Africa wishes to express the deepest condolences for the passing away of… more ►

Ambassador in Botswana

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Ambassador Blanka Fajkusová visited Botswana on 25-27 November 2013. more ►

Pilsner Beer is originally Czech!

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On 11 November 2013, the Czech Embassy in Pretoria hosted Dr. Vincent Maphai, Executive Director, Corporate Affairs and Transformation, of SABMiller, one of the world's leading brewers with activities on six continents. Their portfolio of brands… more ►

Celebration of the Czech National Day in Pretoria

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A traditional celebration of the Czech National Day, 28 October, the Day of the establishment of independent Czechoslovakia in 1918, took place at the Ambassador´s Residence of 22 October 2013. The function was attended by a large number of… more ►

Panel discussion on 50th anniversary of the African Union

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On 3 May, 2013, on the occassion of the 50th anniversary of the African Union (AU), the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic organized a panel discussion The emerging Africa and the Czech Republic – How shall we enhance our… more ►