From the CEO’s Desk


Welcome, Siyakwamukela, Wamkelekile Welkom, Amoheloa, Nabata, Bienvenue, Benvenuto, Bienvenido, Bem Vindo, Takulandirani, Mauya, Karibuni, Herzlich willkommen, خوش آمدید, желанный, أهلا بك, 欢迎, ようこそ, ยินดีต้อนรับ.

Greetings to both our old and new readers of The Diplomatic Informer Magazine, the high-end lifestyle publication focusing on the niche Diplomatic Community Market assigned in the Republic of South Africa. As the Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer of the Diplomatic Informer Magazine, I am delighted and grateful for the opportunity given to us to deliver to your doorsteps and electronic gadgets, high quality content on a wide range of topics such as Country Focus, Travel and Tourism, Business Economics, Current Affairs, Events, Arts and Culture, Fashion, Fine Dining, Technology, and right down to diplomatic humour. The Diplomatic Informer is an indispensable guide to old and new comers of Foreign Missions and International Organisations to South Africa, whether for short or long periods of sojourn.

Readers will be able to experience and access information, analysis, opinions, news and general reading entertainment in various forms about South Africa and its newsmakers, as well as its wide spectrum of topical issues at home and beyond its borders.

Our quarterly offerings will keep you entertained, informed, engaged, stimulated and challenged. Soon, you will not be able to do without your copy or Internet access to the Diplomatic Informer, which will be updated frequently with current issues and developments. The Diplomatic Informer will be your Go to Guide and travel companion of note. While the areas of coverage will be familiar in every issue, the angles and twists will continue to intrigue you and tickle your fancy. You won’t want to wait till the next edition! That is the team’s promise, and how we aim to distinguish ourselves from the rest of the competition.

As a source of information, we will strive to maintain uncompromising levels of accuracy for all data and information, as well as the right of reply on all issues requiring fairness of debate. We will adhere to, and hold ourselves to the highest levels of publishing standards and legislation, in particular with respect to data privacy. If ever we fall short of expectations, please do not hesitate to contact us at the particulars provided in the magazine. Our values are: Respect, Integrity, Innovation, Excellence and Quality.

To our kind and supportive Advertisers, we would like to extend our sincere gratitude for your support and confidence in us and the magazine. We strive to assist you in reaching a wide and relevant audience of affluent and discerning readers that have genuine interest in your products and services so that we can grow together.

Thank you all for joining us on this long, exciting and fulfilling journey of engagement!
Siyabonga, Enkosi, Re a leboga, Dankie, Zikomo, Dankeschon, Daalu, Merci, Gracias, Grazie, Obrigado, Asanteni, Tatenda, спасибо 谢谢, ありがとうございまし.


The Diplomatic Informer Team of Contributors is from diverse backgrounds and brings with them a variety of skills and experience, as well as knowledge of the Unique South African and International Fraternity. It is with great assurance that the team will connect to the targeted audience and bring readers the right digital and print content they will love.

For their great contributions and hard work, I would like to thank the following people:
Mr. Vincent G. Malunga, Lorraine Kljajic, Rudi & Karien Dreyer (Creative Pair), Joao Felix Novela, Calvin Modirapila and Grace Phiri. Antoinette Wessels (Former Editor-In-Chief), thank you for all the support and smooth handover.