Minister of Rural Development and Land Reform, Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane will
today 05 September 2018, at 15H00, graduate with Master’s degree in Diplomatic
Studies with University of Pretoria.
her dissertation the Minister Nkoana Mashabane produced a paper under the title
South Africa Foreign Policy: Human Rights, the African Agenda and Middle
Powermanship. She explored the status of South Africa as a middle power and
considered whether this status, as well as its leadership role on the
continent, influenced its approach to human rights.
dissertation analyzed the position adopted by South Africa and tested these
positions against the characteristics of middle power States.
of the Media are invited as follows:
: 05 September 2018
: University of Pretoria
RSVP and schedule media Interviews, please contact:
Moses Rannditsheni: Media Liaison Officer
012 312 9712
082 448 2450
enquiries should be forwarded to: Strategic Communications: Ms Phuti Mabelebele
(Spokesperson) on 012 312 8909/ 076 402 7521or Phuti.Mabelebele@drdlr.gov.za
and Mr Moses Rannditsheni (Media Liaison Officer) on 012 312 9712/082 448 2450