Photo Gallery


Meeting with Dr. Frank Aswani, Vice President and Director of Strategic Relations at the African Leadership Academy

29 September 2015

Left to right: Consul Lebogang Mokwena, Consul General Mathula Nkosi and Dr. Frank Aswani

Minister Nkoana-Mashabane conveyed South Africa's well wishes to Trevor Noah

28 September 2015

President Zuma addressed the 70th Session of the United Nations General Assembly

28 September 2015

Event Highlights Potential for South Africa Citrus in U.S.

9 September 2015

Briefing by Consul General Mathula Nkosi for Visiting Delegation of the Wholesale & Retail SETA

24 August 2015

Visiting delegation members from the Wholesale and Retail Sector Education and Training Authority (W&RSETA) were briefed by Consul General Mathula Nkosi on Monday, 24 August 2015.  W&RSETA was established as a legal entity on 20 March 2000 in terms of the Skills Development Act, No. 97 of 1998. This public entity aims to provide for the skills development needs of the Wholesale and Retail (W&R) sector through the implementation of learnerships, disbursement of grants and monitoring of education and training.

12th International Human Rights Summit

27 August 2015

Ms. Mbalentle Ncube was South Africa's Youth for Human Rights delegate at the 12th International Human Rights Summit on 27 August 2015.

Consul Dion van Tonder (left) and Ms. Mbalentle Ncube.

Visit to the South African Consulate General
by Ms. Eleni Theodorou, Author of "Noko The Knight"

5 August 2015

South African-born author of "Noko The Knight" met with officials at the South African Consulate General on Wednesday, 5 August 2015. Ms. Eleni Theodorou holds a bachelor’s and honor’s degree in psychology from the University of Pretoria in South Africa, and a master’s degree in sports psychology from Capella University in the United States.

For more information about Ms. Theodorou and her book, please visit

Left to right: Consul Dion van Tonder, Ms. Eleni Theodorou and Consul Bernard Legodi.

Nelson Mandela International Day
Take Action! Inspire Change

18 July 2015

Every year on 18 July — the day Nelson Mandela was born — the UN joins a call by the Nelson Mandela Foundation to devote 67 minutes of time to helping others, as a way to mark Nelson Mandela International Day.

For 67 years Nelson Mandela devoted his life to the service of humanity — as a human rights lawyer, a prisoner of conscience, an international peacemaker and the first democratically elected president of a free South Africa.  Read more.

20 July 2015

Consul General Mathula Nkosi (with volunteers from the South African Consulate General, SA Tourism and the Permanent Mission of South Africa to the United Nations) heeded the call to "Take Action, Inpire Change!" by helping clean up the North Meadow Recreation Center in Central Park.

Staff at the South African Consulate General partnered with Central Park Conservancy and volunteered 67 minutes of their time to help clean up the Belvedere Castle in Central Park.

Briefing by Ernst & Young

1 July 2015

An African Consuls-General briefing was held by Ernst & Young on its "Attractiveness Survey for Africa 2015" in New York City.

BANKSETA International Executive Development Program with NYU Stern School of Business

17 June 2015

Visiting delegation from Banking Sector Education and Training Authority (BANKSETA) attending the International Executive Development Program at New York University's Stern School of Business from 15-25 June 2015.

First Conventional Vessel Shipments of South African Summer Citrus to the U.S.

17 June 2015

Boston Roundtable for Sport and Peace:
Building Bridges from Cape Town to Boston

10 April 2015
State House, Boston Massachusetts

Building on the 1st Cape Town Sport and Peace Conference held on the occasion of the Cape Town, South Africa Marathon and World Peace Day in 2014, the first Boston Roundtable for Sport and Peace is dedicated to promoting awareness and visibility of sport as a means of building peace within communities, and for youth more specifically.  Shown above left to right, Mr. Gert  C. Oosthuizen, Republic of South Africa's Deputy Minister of of Sport and Recreation with Consul Bernard Legodi.

Courtesy Call by the Department of Economic Development and Tourism of the Western Cape

10 April 2015

Left to right: Ms. Olivia Dyers and Ms. Bianca Mpahlaza-Schiff of the Department of Economic Development & Tourism of the Western Cape, with Consul General Mathula Nkosi and Consul Lebogang Mokwena.

Kupferberg Presents:
20 Years of Freedom: Hugh Masekela & Vusi Mahlasela

Wednesday, 18 February 2015, 7:30 p.m.
Le Frak Concert Hall
Reeves Avenue
Flushing, NY 11367