Ambassador to the US Welile Augustine Nhlapo of South Africa

leaders of his honourable intentions.
Mr Nhlapo takes up this position after having served as South Africa's Ambassador to Ethiopia and Permanent Representative to the Organisation of African Unity and the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, since January 1995.
Before taking up his post in Addis Ababa, Mr Nhlapo was part of the South African delegation to the 49th United Nations General Assembly in New York, when South Africa was readmitted to the world body.