News & Events

A Clean-up with a Difference

Press Release | May 6, 2019  The United States Embassy held a clean-up at the Colbyn Valley Nature Area on Saturday, May 4.  U.S. Embassy officials worked side-by-side with alumni from U.S.-funded exchange programs and residents of Lerato House, a transitional residential facility for young girls at-risk in the Pretoria city center.  The clean-up was ...
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On the Occasion of the Republic of South Africa’s National Day

Press Statement Michael R. Pompeo Secretary of State Washington, DC April 27, 2019 On behalf of the United States, I send my best wishes to the people and Government of the Republic of South Africa as you observe the 25th anniversary of Freedom Day. We admire the achievements South Africa has made in the quarter-century ...
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U.S. Volunteers In SA Sworn In

Peace Corps Swearing-In Ceremony, April 1, 2019  The United States Peace Corps and the United States Mission to South Africa swore in 34 new Peace Corps Volunteers on Monday, April 1, 2019, in Pretoria.  Acting Deputy Chief of Mission Ian McCary delivered remarks and swear in the volunteers. Pretoria News was there to cover the ...
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Joint South African-United States Exercise Demonstrates Emergency Response Cooperation

Press Release | April 9, 2019 For more information: USEmbassyPress@state.gov Pretoria – On Tuesday, April 9, 2019, the United States Embassy in Pretoria partnered with local first responders from the South African Police Service Diplomatic Unit, Tshwane Metro Police, Tshwane Emergency Services Department (ESD), Netcare 911 Ambulance Service, and other local authorities to conduct an emergency ...
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Public Diplomacy Funding Opportunities

The Public Affairs Section of the Embassy announces an open competition for organizations to submit applications to carry out or support our programs, which include, but are not limited to educational, vocational and cultural exchanges. We also invite proposals for small grants for programs that will provide South African audiences with current, accurate information and ...
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